UK School Holidays and Bank Holidays in 2023: Dates and Planning Guide

UK School Holidays and Bank Holidays in 2023: Dates and Planning Guide

…By Gift BADEWO for TDPel Media.

Essential information about the upcoming school holidays and bank holidays in the UK for the year 2023.


Knowing these dates can help individuals plan family getaways or schedule time off work, whether for trips abroad or short breaks within the UK.

Planning Around School Term Dates

For families and individuals looking to plan trips or take time off during school holidays, it’s important to be aware of the term dates.

While these can vary by school, some common dates can serve as a reference point.


The summer term starts on Monday, April 17, and the half-term holiday falls between Monday, May 29 and Friday, June 2.

The summer holidays begin on Friday, July 24, leaving only a few weeks of term.

The new school year starts on Monday, September 4, and the half-term break is scheduled for Monday, October 23.

The Christmas holidays begin on Monday, December 18.

School Breaks and Bank Holidays

The summer holidays for schools start on Monday, July 24 and last until Thursday, August 31, providing an opportunity for extended family vacations or leisure time.


October half term falls between Monday, October 23 and Friday, October 28, offering a chance for a shorter break.

The Christmas holidays commence on Monday, December 18, and conclude on Monday, January 1, 2024, providing time for festive celebrations and relaxation.

UK School Holidays and Bank Holidays

Remaining Bank Holidays in 2023

England and Wales have three bank holidays remaining in 2023.

These are dates to look forward to for additional time off work or leisure activities:

  1. Monday, August 28: Summer bank holiday
  2. Monday, December 25: Christmas Day
  3. Tuesday, December 26: Boxing Day

These bank holidays offer opportunities to plan outings, enjoy quality time with family and friends, or simply relax and recharge.


Planning Your Year Ahead

By being aware of the school holidays and bank holidays in the UK for 2023, individuals can better plan their schedules and make the most of their time off.

Whether it’s organizing a family vacation during the summer holidays, scheduling a short break during half term, or making plans for festive celebrations, knowing these important dates allows for efficient planning and ensures that everyone can enjoy their well-deserved time away from work or school.

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