School summer holidays 2022 Birmingham: when do kids break up for summer in England - and autumn term dates

Birmingham school children finish for summer at the end of July

The half term holiday is almost over, and students across Birmingham will soon be returning to the classroom.

However they are not due to be back at school for too long, and no doubt the summer holidays will be here before we know it.

Here’s what you need to know about when schools in Birmingham are due to finish for summer, when the next bank holiday is, and when schools return for the autumn term.

When do schools return after the half term holidays?

Primary school teacher helps a pupil at desk with classwork

Schools in Birmingham have been closed since the end of May, with pupils enjoying a week off for the May half term holiday.

During this week off we have celebrated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with a double header bank holiday weekend.

Pupils are due to return to school during the week commencing Monday, 6 June.

How long are pupils back at school?

Pupils in Birmingham are due to be back in the classroom for around seven weeks for the second half of the summer term.

When do schools finish for the summer?

The summer holidays in Birmingham, according to Birmingham City Council, are due to begin on Thursday, 21 July.

This brings to an end a summer term which started on Monday, 25 April and also a conclusion to the academic year.

When is the next bank holiday?

People across the UK have recently enjoyed a four day weekend which was created as a celebration for Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee.

The double bank holiday weekend, which was created to mark the Queen’s 70th anniversary of being on the throne, consisted of one new bank holiday and pushing back the already established late May bank holiday.

There will be a bit of a wait until the next bank holiday, with the next extra day off not due for almost two months.

The next bank holiday in the UK is the August bank holiday which is due to take place on Monday, 29 August.

This is the late summer bank holiday and will take place roughly a week before school pupils in Birmingham return for the start of the new school year.

When does the autumn term start?

Pupils in Birmingham, of both primary and secondary school age, will head back to the classroom in early September following the summer holidays.

According to the council website, schools will return on the week commencing Monday, 5 September.

The next holiday school pupils in Birmingham will have will then be the October half term holiday.

This is due to begin on Monday, 24 October and will see pupils remain away from the classroom until Monday, 31 October.

How can I check term dates for future school years?

If you would like to see term dates up to and including the 2024/25 school year, you can visit the Birmingham City Council website.

These include dates of when schools finish for half terms/ school holidays and also when they return to the classroom.