Easter school holidays 2022 London: date pupils are off, when they go back - and bank holiday dates

The Easter holidays are here.

Pupils have now ended the spring term, and are due to spend two weeks off of school before heading back to start their final term of the current school year.

Here are the details concerning details on you need to know about the Easter holidays for schools in London.

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After the Easter holiday, there is just one term to go before the summer holidays, and a well deserved six week break.

Pupils will be hoping to make better use of their precious free time for the upcoming break as half term brought relentless poor and stormy weather.

How long is the spring term?

The spring term for pupils in London lasts for 87 days.

School children enjoyed two weeks off at around the same time as Christmas.

The Christmas and New Year break ended on Monday, January 4 2022, as pupils started the spring term on that day.

There was a half term break to signal the half-way point in the term, with school children getting a week off from Monday, February 14 - Friday, February 18.

When are the Easter bank holidays?

The next bank holiday in the UK will be the Easter bank holiday, followed by a bank holiday at the beginning of May.

Easter bank holidays are the ones most people look forward to. The weather is usually perfect around that time of year, and people can celebrate it with a long weekend.

The upcoming bank holiday will also be the first since January 3, 2022.

Usually, Easter bank holidays fall either side of a weekend and either side of Easter Sunday.

This year, Good Friday is on Friday, April 15, and Easter Monday is on Monday, April 18.

How are the dates for Easter determined each year?

According to the Royal Museums Greenwich: “The simple standard definition of Easter is that it is the first Sunday after the full Moon that occurs on or after the spring equinox. If the full Moon falls on a Sunday then Easter is the next Sunday.”

When do schools break-up for Easter in London?

The final day of the spring term for pupils in London is Friday, April 1 2022.

Pupils will then enjoy over two weeks off school, before returning to the classrooms on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 to begin the last term of the school year.

What are the dates for the summer term?

After returning to school on April 19, pupils begin the summer term.

This is broken up into two like every term, and there will be a half term that begins in May and will end in June.

Schools will close for the May half term on May 27 and pupils return on Monday, June 6, before breaking up for the school year in late July.

After this, pupils enjoy the longest break in the school calendar, with the summer holidays lasting around six weeks. When pupils return to school, which is usually in early September, they begin a year up from the when they left school in July.