School Term Dates and INSET Days

Please see below for the term dates for Community and Voluntary-Controlled schools in Cornwall. Foundation, Trust, Voluntary Aided schools and Academies are able to set their own term dates. However, these dates are recommended to all schools in order to promote consistency across the county. Please contact the individual Academy, Foundation, Trust or Voluntary Aided school to find out about any variations to the dates below and their distribution of INSET days.  To find out what status a school is, visit the school contact details page.

2018/19 Term Dates for Community and Voluntary-Controlled Schools

PDF version of the 2018/19 term dates

Autumn term 2018 (73 days)
4 September - 20 December
(Half term 22-26 October)

Spring term 2019 (60 days) 
7 January - 5 April
(Half term 18-22 February)

Summer term 2019 (62 days) 
23 April - 25 July
(Half term 27-31 May)

2018/19 iCalendar / ics

You can download the 2018/19 term dates calendar in iCalendar / ics format. This is supported by most computers, tablets and mobile phones, and most calendar applications.

For further information, support or to provide your feedback please see the Term dates iCalendar support page  

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2019/20 Term Dates for Community and Voluntary-Controlled Schools

In June 2019 the Government announced that the early May Bank Holiday in 2020 will be moved from Monday 4 May to Friday 8 May in order to mark the 75th Anniversary of VE Day.

The term dates for the 2019/20 academic year have therefore been amended accordingly. Monday 4 May will now be a school day and Friday 8 May will be a school holiday. 

PDF version of the 2019/20 term dates

Autumn term 2019 (73 days)
4 September - 20 December
(Half term 21-25 October)

Spring term 2020 (55 days) 
6 January - 27 March
(Half term 17-21 February)

Summer term 2020 (67 days) 
14 April - 23 July
(Half term 25-29 May)

2019/20 iCalendar / ics

You can download the 2019/20 term dates calendar in iCalendar / ics format. This is supported by most computers, tablets and mobile phones, and most calendar applications.

For further information, support or to provide your feedback please see the Term dates iCalendar support page  

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2020/21 Term Dates for Community and Voluntary-Controlled Schools

PDF version of the 2020/21 term dates

Autumn term 2019 (72 days)
3 September - 18 December 2020
(Half term 26-30 October 2020)

Spring term (59 days)
4 January - 1 April 2021
(Half term 15-19 February 2021)

Summer term (64 days)
19 April - 23 July 2021
(Half term 31 May - 4 June 2021)

2020/21 iCalendar / ics

You can download the 2020/21 term dates calendar in iCalendar / ics format. This is supported by most computers, tablets and mobile phones, and most calendar applications.

For further information, support or to provide your feedback please see the Term dates iCalendar support page  

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2021/22 Term Dates for Community and Voluntary-Controlled Schools

PDF version of the 2021/22 term dates

Autumn term (70 days)
6 September - 17 December 2021
(Half term 25-29 October 2021)

Spring term (64 days)
4 January - 8 April 2022
(Half term 21-25 February 2022)

Summer term (61 days)
25 April - 26 July 2022
(Half term 30 May - 3 June 2022)

2021/22 iCalendar / ics

You can download the 2021/22 term dates calendar in iCalendar / ics format. This is supported by most computers, tablets and mobile phones, and most calendar applications.

For further information, support or to provide your feedback please see the Term dates iCalendar support page  

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INSET Days

In service training (INSET) days are taken during school time and are used by schools to provide staff training without pupils being present.  Maintained scchools are permitted to take five INSET Days during each academic year. Please contact your child(ren)'s school for their distribution of INSET days.