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Term Dates & Times

Reception, Years 1 and 2

School starts at 8.45am and finishes at 3.00pm

(31.25 hours per week)


Years 3 to 6

School starts between 8.45am - 9.00am and finishes at 3.15pm

(32.5 hours per week)


This academic year...


Summer Term 2024

Term ends Friday 19th July 2024



Next academic year...


Autumn Term 2024

Term starts Wednesday 4th September 2024

Half term break is Monday 28th October - Friday 1st November 2024

Term ends Friday 20th December 2024

PD days (Non-pupil days)

Monday 2nd September, Tuesday 3rd September and Friday 25th October 2024



Spring Term 2025

Term starts Tuesday 7th January 2025

Half term break is Monday 17th February - Friday 21st February 2025

Term ends Friday 4th April 2025

PD days (Non-pupil days)

Monday 6th January 2025



Summer Term 2025

Term starts Tuesday 22nd April 2025

Half term break is Monday 26th May - Friday 30th May 2025

Term ends Tuesday 22nd July 2025

PD days (Non-pupil days)

Friday 23rd May 2025


  • St Matthew's Church of England Primary School,
  • Portman Road, Ipswich,
  • IP1 2AX
  • Tel: 01473 251614
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