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Term dates

Term dates, school times and afterschool clubs

2023/24 term dates

Autumn Term 2023

Starts

Ends

Half term

Tuesday 5 September 2023

Friday 22 December 2023

Monday 30 October – Friday 3 November 2023

Christmas break: School closes Friday 22 December and reopens Tuesday 9 January 2024.

Spring Term 2024

Starts

Ends

Half term

Tuesday 9 January 2024

Thursday 28 March 2024

Monday 19 February – Friday 23 February 2024

Easter break: School closes Thursday 28 March and reopens Monday 15 April 2024. 

Summer Term 2024

Starts

Ends

Half term

Monday 15 April 2024

Friday 19 July 2024

Monday 27 May – Friday 31 May 2024

Summer break: Monday 22 July 2024 – 30 August 2024

Meadowdale Academy will be closed to pupils on the following professional development days:

  • Day 1: Monday 4 September 2023
  • Day 2: Monday 8 January 2024
  • Day 3: Friday 24 May 2024
  • Days 4 and 5 to be covered by twilight sessions.

School will be closed on Monday 6 May 2024 (May Bank Holiday).

 

2024/25 term dates

Autumn Term 2024

Starts

Ends 

Half term

Reception-Year 6: Tuesday 3 September 2024

 

Nursery only: Wednesday 4 September 2024

Friday 20 December 2024

Monday 28 October - Friday 1 November 2024

  Christmas break: School closes Friday 20 December and reopens Tuesday 7 January 2025 to pupils.

Spring Term 2025

Starts

Ends

Half term

Tuesday 7 January 2025

Friday 11 April 2025

Monday 24 February - Friday 28 February 2025

  Easter break: School closes Friday 11 April and reopens Monday 28 April 2025.

Summer Term 2025

Starts

Ends

Half term

Monday 28 April 2025

Friday 18 July 2025

Monday 26 May -          Friday 30 May 2025

 Summer break: School closes Friday 18 July for the summer break.

School is also closed to pupils for 5 professional development days:

  • Monday 2 September 2024
  • Friday 29 November 2024
  • Monday 2 December 2024
  • Monday 6 January 2025

The final day will be covered by twilight sessions. 

School will also be closed on Monday 5 May 2024 (May Bank Holiday).

School timings

School begins at 8:45am for all children - gates are opened at 8:40am to allow a soft start, children can arrive from 8:40-8:40am to be ready for registration at 8:45am. The gates will close at 8:50am. 

  • Nursery end of day is 2:45pm.
  • Reception - Year 6 end of day is 3:15pm.
Afterschool clubs 

All clubs run from 3.15pm – 4.15pm  

  • Tuesday - Meadowdale Football - Upper Key Stage 2
  • Tuesday - Choir - Key Stage 2 
  • Thursday - Multi skills - Key Stage 1

Please contact the school office to book your child’s place.

We also offer lunchtime clubs in school which all pupils are welcome to participate in - booking is not required for any lunch time clubs.

Private music tuition is available for pupils in Key Stage 2. We offer flute, brass, strings and percussion.