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Orchard Park High School


Polite reminder

Parents/carers are reminded not to take their child out of school during term time.

Inset days 2023-24

This year's inset days are:

  • Thursday 31st August 2023
  • Friday 13th October 2023
  • Wednesday 3rd January 2024
  • Monday 15th April 2024
  • Friday 5th July 2024

A full list of term dates can be found below.

Term dates 2023-24 

Autumn term 2023

Thursday 31st August to Tuesday 19th December 2023

INSET day – Thursday 31st August (school is closed to all students)

Friday 1st September – Year 7 and Year 11 only in school

INSET day – Friday 13th October 2023 (school is closed to all students)

Half term holiday

Monday 16th October to Friday 27th October 2023

Christmas holiday

Wednesday 20th December 2023 to Tuesday 2nd January 2024

Spring term 2024

Wednesday 3rd January to Thursday 28th March 2024

INSET day – Wednesday 3rd January 2024 (Inset day for Years 7 to 10. Year 11 in school as normal from 8.25am to 3.40pm.)

Half term holiday

Monday 12th February to Friday 16th February 2024

Easter holiday

Friday 29th March to Friday 12th April 2024

Summer term 2024

Monday 15th April to Wednesday 24th July 2024

INSET day – Monday 15th April 2024 (school is closed to all students)

May Day bank holiday – Monday 6th May 2024 (school is closed)

INSET day – Friday 5th July 2024 (school is closed to all students)

Half term holiday

Monday 27th May to Friday 31st May 2024

Term dates 2024-25 

Please note that Inset days are yet to be confirmed.

Autumn term 2024

Monday 2nd September 2024 to Friday 20th December 2024

Half term holiday

Monday 21st October 2024 to Friday 1st November 2024

Christmas holiday

Monday 23rd December 2024 to Friday 3rd January 2025 

Spring term 2025

Monday 6th January 2025 to Friday 4th April 2025

Half term holiday

Monday 17th February 2025 to Friday 21st February 2025

Easter holiday

Monday 7th April 2025 to Monday 21st April 2025

Summer term 2025

Tuesday 22nd April 2025 to Tuesday 22nd July 2025

May Bank Holiday (school is closed) – Monday 5th May 2025

Half term holiday

Monday 26th May 2025 to Friday 30th May 2025