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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 Academic Year 2021-2022


Autumn Term

Teacher Training Days: Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd September 2021 Staff only

Autumn Term 1 starts

Monday 6th September 2021


Autumn Term 1 ends

Friday 22nd October 2021


Half Term Holidays

Monday 25th October – Friday 29th October 2021


Autumn Term 2 starts

Monday 1st November 2021


Autumn Term 2 ends

Thursday 16th December 2021


Teacher Training Day Friday 17th December 2021 Staff only


Autumn Term Holidays

Monday 20th December 2021 – Monday 3rd January 2022


Spring Term


Spring Term 1 starts

Tuesday 4th January 2022


Spring Term 1 ends

Thursday 17th February 2022


Teacher Training Day Friday 18th February 2022 Staff only


Half Term Holidays

Monday 21st February – Friday 25th February 2022


Spring Term 2 starts

Monday 28th February 2022


Spring Term 2 ends

Friday 1st April 2022


Spring Term Holidays

Monday 4th April – Monday 18th April 2022


Summer Term


Summer Term 1 starts

Tuesday 19th April 2022


Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May - school closed


Summer Term 1 ends

Friday 27th May 2022


Half Term Holidays Monday

30th May – Friday 3rd June 2022 


Bank Holiday - Queens Jubilee - school closed

Monday 6th June 2022


Summer Term 2 starts

Tuesday 7th June 2022


Summer Term 2 ends

Friday 22nd July 2022


Teacher Training Day Monday 25th July 2022-  staff only