Tel: 01642 817713 Head Teacher: Mrs S Thorpe Email: SEND Coordinator: Mrs N Watson & Mrs V Wales Chair of Governors: Mrs L Green

Whinneybanks Primary School

Term Dates


School Terms and Holidays 2023/24

School re-opens to children on                        Tuesday 5th September 2023



School closes                                                           Friday 27th October 2023

School re-opens                                                       Monday 6th November 2023



School closes                                                           Friday 22nd December 2023

School re-opens                                                       Tuesday 9th January 2024



School closes                                                           Friday 9th February 2024

School re-opens                                                       Monday 19th February 2024



School closes                                                           Friday 22nd March 2024

School re-opens                                                       Monday 8th April 2024


MAY DAY                                                                  Monday 6th May 2024



School closes                                                           Friday 24th May 2024

School re-opens                                                       Monday 3rd June 2024



School closes                                                           Friday 19th July 2024


School will be closed to children on the following days:

Friday 1st September 2023

Monday 4th September 2023  

Friday 15th September 2023

Monday 22nd July 2024

Monday 8th January 2024




What to do if your child is absent…


Please let school know if your child is absent for any reason.  Messages can be left on 01642 817713 or emailed to


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