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 2019-20

Detailed below are the term dates for the 2019-20 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 14 September - 24 October
Term 23 November - 19 December
Term 37 January - 14 February
Term 424 February - 3 April
Term 520 April - 22 May
Term 62 June - 21 July

Please note that the May Bank Holiday for 2020 has changed from a Monday to a Friday to coincide with the 75th Anniversary of VE Day and is now on Friday 8th May 2020.

TD Days 2019-20 (School closed for pupils)

  • Tuesday 3rd September 2019
  • Friday 25th October 2019
  • Monday 6th January 2020
  • Monday 1st June 2020
  • Monday 6th July 2020

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