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School term dates and holidays 2022/23

Here are the school term dates and holidays for Sandwell's primary, secondary and special schools for 2022/23.

Some academies and voluntary aided church schools may not follow this schedule. You are advised to check with these schools directly.

We strongly recommend that you check exact dates with your school - especially before you book a holiday.

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Autumn term 2022

  • Term starts: Monday 5 September 2022
  • Half-term holiday: Monday 24 October  to Friday 28 October 2022
  • Term ends: Friday 16 December 2022
  • Christmas holiday: Monday 19 December 2022 to Monday 2 January 2023

Spring term 2023

  • Term starts: Tuesday 3 January 2023
  • Half-term holiday: Monday 20 February 2023 to Friday 24 February 2023
  • Term ends: Friday 31 March 2023
  • Easter Holiday: Monday 3 April to Friday 14 April 2023

Summer term 2023

  • Term starts: Monday 17 April 2023
  • Half-term holiday: Monday 29 May 2023 to Friday 2 June 2023
  • Term ends: Tuesday 25 July 2023
  • Summer holiday starts: Wednesday 26 July 2023

Your school will let you know about any teacher training days. 

You may get fined if you take your children out of school during term time

Schools can now issue fines to parents who take their children out of school during term time.

Please think carefully before booking a holiday in term time. You should consider the potential impact on your child's education.

Statistics show that 10 days' absence in any academic year means pupils' learning suffers and they do worse in tests and exams.

Remember that schools don't have to provide work for students taking holidays during term time.