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Irk Valley Community School


The importance of valuing others, listening to different viewpoints, taking care of belongings, manners, appreciating the diversity which exists in our community and beyond


The determination to reach the highest standards, every day.


The desire to grow and develop, achieving the best for ourselves and each other.


The knowledge that working with others, asking for help when needed and supporting others to develop are the foundations of growth.


The importance of joy in what we do, discovering our strengths and using them.

School Term Dates


 Term Dates for the Academic Year 2019 – 2020


Autumn Term

Teacher Training Days Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd September 2019 (staff only)

Autumn Term 1 starts Wednesday 4th September 2019

Autumn Term 1 ends Friday 25th October 2019

Half Term Holidays Monday 28th October – Friday 1st November 2019


Autumn Term 2 starts Monday 4th November 2019

Autumn Term 2 ends Thursday 19th December 2019

Teacher Training Day Friday 20th December 2019 (staff only)

Autumn Term Holidays Monday 23rd 2019 – Friday 3rd January 2020


Spring Term

Term Spring Term 1 starts Monday 6th January 2020

Spring Term 1 ends Friday 14th February 2020

Half Term Holidays Monday 17th February – Friday 21st February 2020


Spring Term 2 starts Monday 24th February 2020

Spring Term 2 ends Friday 3rd April 2020

Easter Holidays Monday 6th April – Friday 17th April 2020


Summer Term

Summer Term 1 starts Monday 20th April 2020

Bank holiday Friday 8th May 2020

Summer Term 1 ends Thursday 21st May 2020

Teacher Training Day Friday 22nd May 2020  (staff only)

Half Term Holidays Monday 25th May – Friday 29th May 2020


Summer Term 2 starts Monday 1st June 2020

Summer Term 2 ends Friday 17th July 2020

Teacher Training Day Monday 20th July 2020 (staff only)