Term Dates

Derbyshire County Council School Term and Holiday Dates

2022/2023 academic year

Please check with your school for information about inset days.

  • 1 September 2022 to 21 October 2022 (37 days)
  • 31 October 2022 to 22 December 2022 ( 39 days)
  • 9 January 2023 to 17 February 2023 (30 days)
  • 27 February 2023 to 31 March 2023 (25 days)
  • 17 April 2023 to 26 May 2023 (1 May 2023 is a bank holiday) (29 days)
  • 5 June 2023 to 21 July 2023 (35 days)

In addition, the following Bank Holidays and INSET Days have been arranged for 2022 – 2023:

Thursday 1st September 2022 (INSET)
Friday 2nd September 2022 (INSET)
Monday 31st October 2022 (INSET)
Monday 27th February 2023 (INSET)
Monday 5th June 2023 (INSET)

Additional dates for your diary:

Full information about events will be sent out as necessary nearer the time of the event via Class Dojo, so please look out for this.

Monday 5th SeptemberChildren return to school
Wednesday 7th SeptemberForest school starts for EYFS / Y1 / Y2 Pace Ball starts for Key stage 2
Wednesday 14th SeptemberWider Opportunities violin teaching starts for key stage 2 (30 week programme)
Thursday 15th SeptemberReverend Peter Bold Collective Worship in School – Remembering Queen Elizabeth 11 Dodgeball club starts for key stage w 3.15 – 4.15 (5 week programme)
Friday 16th SeptemberSwimming starts for key stage 2
Monday 19th SeptemberSchool closed for The Queen’s funeral
Thursday 22nd SeptemberMAST Collective Worship
Tuesday 27th SeptemberReverend Peter Bold Collective Worship
Thursday 29th SeptemberTheatre afternoon in school – The Sword in the Stone
Monday 3rd OctoberChildren designing Christmas cards
Friday 14th OctoberFootball tournament at Ashover 12.00pm Harvest Festival 2.30pm (School Hall) – parents and carers welcome
Monday 17th / Tuesday 18th OctoberParents Evenings
Thursday 20th OctoberSchool disco – run by parents
Friday 21st OctoberGood to be Green  
Monday 31st OctoberSchool INSET day
Tuesday 1st NovemberChildren return to school
Wednesday 2nd NovemberForest Schools starts for Y5/6
Thursday 3rd NovemberFencing at Alfreton Leisure Centre for Y3 / 4 (9.00am – 12.00pm)
Friday 4th NovemberGrape and Wafer service 2.15pm (St Marks Church)
Monday 7th NovemberPupil voice event at Tibshelf School – Online Safety
Tuesday 8th NovemberFull Governors meeting
Thursday 10th NovemberBadminton club starts for key stage 2 3.15pm – 4.15pm
Monday 14th – Friday 18th NovemberAnti Bullying Week in school
Monday 14th NovemberNSPCC assemblies across school Key stage 2 – speak out EYFS / Key stage 1 – Pants
Friday 18th NovemberChildren in Need Day
Saturday 26th NovemberAshover Parish Christmas Fair 10.00am – 3.00pm
Monday 29th NovemberNSPCC Workshops for Year 5 / 6 School photographer in – class and individual photos
Thursday 1st DecemberReverend Peter Bold Assembly Christmas Jumper day
Friday 2nd DecemberChristmas Fair 1.00pm – 3.00pm
Thursday 15th DecemberChristmas movie night – run by parents
Friday 16th DecemberSchool Nativity 2.00pm (School Hall)
Monday 19th DecemberChristmas party day
Tuesday 20th DecemberChristmas Dinner
Wednesday 21st DecemberGood to be Green day (Zorbing and Laser Tag)
Thursday 22nd DecemberChristingle Service 2.30pm (St Mark’s Church) School finishes for Christmas
Monday 9th JanuaryChildren return to school
Wednesday 11th JanuaryForest School starts for Y3/4
Thursday 12th JanuaryWalk through the bible starts for Y5/6 (5 week programme)
Tuesday 17th JanuaryFull Governors
Thursday 19th JanuaryWater Polo competition at Alfreton Leisure Centre 9.30 – 12.00 Y5/6 Walk through the Bible 1.30 – 2.30 Gymnastics club starts for key stage 2 3.15 – 4.15
Tuesday 24th JanuaryWider opportunities singing – Woodpeckers (10 weeks)
Wednesday 25th JanuaryWider opportunities Violin Key stage 2. Parents are welcome to join us for this session and see what the children have been learning (10.00am)
Thursday 26th JanuaryY5/6 Walk through the Bible 1.30 – 2.30
Wednesday 1st FebruaryY3/4 bird watch walk to Ogston Reservoir (1.15 – 3.15)
Thursday 2nd FebruaryY3/4 Dodgeball at Alfreton leisure Centre 9.30 – 12.00 Y5/6 Walk through the Bible 1.30 – 2.30 Gymnastics club 3.15 – 4.15
Friday 3rd FebruaryNSPCC Number day
Tuesday 7th FebruarySafer Internet day
Thursday 9th FebruaryFran Roberts Collective Worship – Fruits of the Spirit Y5/6 Walk through the Bible 1.30 – 2.30
Monday 13th FebruaryPupil Parliament event at Westhouses school with the 5PTS cluster – Health and Well – being
Friday 17th FebruaryNO SWIMMING Good to be Green Church Service 2.15pm SCHOOL CLOSES FOR HALF TERM
Half Term
Monday 27th FebruaryINSET DAY
Tuesday 28th February READING WEEKChildren return to school A day of Poetry with author Andy Tooze (Parents / carers welcome to join us at 2.30 to see what the children have been learning during the day)
Wednesday 1st MarchY5/6 Forest school starts
Thursday 2nd MarchWORLD BOOK DAY – dress up as your favourite book character. 9.00 – Book Café (parents are welcome to come along) 9.30 – 10.30  Reading / phonics information morning for parents / carers (Miss Barratt and Mrs Nicholson) Hockey club starts for key stage 2 (5 weeks)
Monday 6th MarchFruit trees delivered to school this week as part of our growing project
Wednesday 8th MarchFootball match against North Wingfield School. 3.45pm Kick off
Monday 13th MarchFootball match away against Hunloke Primary School
Monday 13th – 16th MarchBritish Science Week
Friday 17th MarchRed Nose Day
Monday 27th March / Tuesday 28th MarchParents evenings
Tuesday 21st MarchWoodpeckers Wider opportunities performance 9.45 – 10.30 Parents / Carers welcome Full Governors meeting
Wednesday 29th MarchFootball match home against Deer Park Primary school 3.45pm
Thursday 23rd MarchY3/4 handball and frisbee at Tupton Rugby Club
Thursday 30th MarchEaster Service at church 10.00am Parents/carers welcome Easter activities and egg hunt 1.15 – 3.15 Sex Education and SAT’s meeting for parents 3.15pm
Friday 31st MarchNo Swimming Good to be Green Last day of term before Easter holidays
Easter Holidays
Monday 17th AprilReturn to school after Easter
Monday 17th / Tuesday 18th AprilParents Evenings
Wednesday 19th AprilY3/4 Forest schools starts
Thursday 20th AprilY3/4 Tag rugby at Tupton Rugby Club
Thursday 27th AprilCricket club starts for key stage 2   3.15 – 4.15
Monday 1st MayBank Holiday
Friday 5th MayWhole school street party for The Kings Coronation
Monday 8th MayExtra Bank holiday for The Kings Coronation
Tuesday 9th MayKey stage 2 Spelling, grammar and punctuation SATs
Wednesday 10th MayKey stage 2 reading SAT’s
Thursday 11th MayKey stage 2 Maths Paper A and arithmetic paper
Friday 12th MayKey stage 2 Maths Paper B
Thursday 18th MayKey stage 2 visit to Murton Park Viking Village (Danelaw) 8.00am – 5.00pm to start their Viking topic
Monday 22nd May – 26th MayYear 2 SATs
Tuesday 23rd MayCross Country at Tupton Rugby Club 9.30 – 12.00
Thursday 25th MayY5/6 football event at Ashover Primary School 12.00 Good to be green day
Friday 26th MayGrape and Wafer service at church parents / carers welcome Children finish for half term break
Half Term
Monday 5th JuneINSET DAY
Tuesday 6th JuneChildren return to school Football tournament at Ashover 12.00pm Times tables tests for year 4 (throughout the week) Tupton parents evening for Y6 transferring in September
Wednesday 8th JuneSarah Brown visiting key stage 2 during violins for pupils to see other instruments from the string family (double base, cello, viola) Forest schools starts for Woodpeckers
Monday 12th JunePhonics testing for year 1 (throughout the week) Year 4 x tables testing (throughout the week) Year 6 transition day for Tupton Hall
Tuesday 13th JunePE afternoon for whole school – led by Qualitas
Wednesday 14th June9.00 – 9.45am violin concert – parents and carers welcome
Thursday 15th JuneKey stage 1 after school sports club starts
Friday 16th JuneWoodpeckers at Derby County training ground 9.30 – 12.00
Monday 19th JunePupil parliament forest school event at Stonebroom Primary School Year 6 transition day for Tupton Hall
Tuesday 20th JuneEYFS/Key stage 1 visit to the seaside (7.45am – 5.30pm)
Thursday 22nd JuneYear 6 transition day for Tupton Hall Fran Roberts (ex-officio governor) leading Collective Worship
Monday 26th JuneMeeting for new reception parents
Tuesday 27th JuneYear 6 transition for Tibshelf New reception children visit 1.30 – 3.00pm Children in September classes for the afternoon Full Governors meeting
Wednesday 28th JuneYear 6 transition for Tibshelf
Thursday 29th JuneYear 6 transition for Tibshelf Year 6 transition day for Tupton Hall Year 6 transition day for David Nieper New reception visit 9.30 – 11.30 Children in September classes for the morning
Friday 30th JuneYear 6 transition for Tibshelf Year 6 transition day for David Nieper
Tuesday 4th JulySports day 1.30 – all welcome
Wednesday 5th JulyYear 6 transition for Highfields Highfields parents evening for Y6 transferring in September
Thursday 6th JulyYear 6 transition day for Tupton Hall New reception visit 9.30 – 12.30 (staying for lunch) Children in September classes for the morning Super Sewer workshops in school 1.15 – 3.15
Friday 7th JulyWhole school at EIS stadium in Sheffield for sports activities (9.30 start 3.30 finish). Coach to pick up from school at 8.30am – return for 4.30pm
Tuesday 11th JulyReports go out to parents Key stage 2 results day Revered Bold Collective Worship
Wednesday 12th July – 14thLea Green Residential for years 4, 5, 6 (10.00am start)
Thursday 13th JulyDay visit to Lea Green – year 3 (8.00am – 7.00pm)
Friday 14th JulyDay visit to Lea Green – Year 3 (8.00am – 2.30pm)
Wednesday 19th JulySchool fundraising day Sponsored walk around the Woolley Moor Trail (am) Games and stalls on the field 2.30 – 4.00pm
Thursday 20th JulyGood to be Green day
Friday 21st JulyLeavers Service 2.00pm Last day of term