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DARRICK WOOD SCHOOL
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School Calendar 2020/21


  • Autumn Term (Wednesday, 2nd September 2020 to Friday, 18th December 2020)
  • Professional Development Day - Wednesday, 2nd September
  • Professional Development Day - Thursday, 3rd September
  • Year 7 Start - Friday, 4th September
  • Year 12 Induction - Friday, 4th September
  • Year 13 Start - Monday, 7th September
  • Year 11 Start - Tuesday, 8th September
  • Year 9 Start - Wednesday, 9th September
  • Year 12 Start - Friday, 11th September
  • Year 8 Start - Monday, 14th September
  • Year 10 Start - Wednesday, 16th September
  • Half-term - 19th October to 30th October
  • Spring Term (Monday, 4th January 2021 to Thursday, 1st April 2021)
  • Professional Development Day. Only staff to attend. - Monday, 4th January
  • Only vulnerable children and those of critical workers to attend school.
  • Half-term - 15th February to 19th February
  • Summer Term (Monday, 19th April 2021 to Friday, 23rd July 2021)
  • Professional Development Day. - Friday, 28th May
  • Half-term - 31st May to 4th June
  • Professional Development Day. - Monday, 7th June

January 2021 - Additional Information

  • Spring Term Arangements
  • Monday, 4th January - An additional INSET day as announced before we broke up. No students to attend school. We will be using this day to review and further improve our remote education provision and to plan for lateral flow testing in accordance with government guidelines.


  • Only vulnerable children and those of critical workers to attend school.

School Calendar 2021/22


  • Autumn Term (1st September 2021 - 17th December 2021)
  • Professional Development Day - Wednesday, 1st September 2021
  • Half-term - Monday, 18th - Friday, 29th October 2021
  • Christmas Holidays - Monday, 20th December 2021 - Monday, 3rd January 2022
  • Spring Term (4th January 2022 - 1st April 2022)
  • Half-term - Monday, 14th - Friday, 18th February 2022
  • Easter Holidays - Monday, 4th April 2022 - Monday, 18th April 2022
  • Summer Term (19th April 2022 - 22nd July 2022)
  • Half-term - Monday, 30th May 2022 - Friday, 3rd June 2022