Southwold Primary For Parents

School Hours & Term Dates

The school day starts at 8:45 a.m. and children are expected to be in their classrooms at this time and ready to start learning. Assembly starts the day before core learning time. Please note that children in all year groups must stay with an adult until they go into class unless parents have a prior agreement with the school that the child walks to school unaccompanied.

Break time is at 10:30 a.m. for KS1 and at 10:45 a.m. for KS2, while lunchtime runs from 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. for KS1 and EY, and from 12:15 p.m. until 1:10 m. for KS2. The school day ends at 3:15 p.m.

Term Dates 2021-22

Detailed below are the term dates for the 2021-22 school year. Please book family trips and holidays outside of school time. If you book a holiday during school time or need to register an absence for any other reason, please complete an absence request form. Please be aware that you may be issued with a penalty notice of £60 per child, per parent, for time off taken during school time.

Term 12 September - 22 October
Term 22 November - 17 December
Term 35 January - 18 February
Term 428 February - 7 April
Term 525 April - 27 May
Term 66 June - 21 July

TD Days 2021-22 (School closed for pupils)

  • Wednesday 1st September 2021
  • Monday 1st November 2021
  • Tuesday 4th January 2022
  • Friday 8th April 2022
  • Monday 4th July 2022

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