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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 2020 - 2021


Autumn Term

Teacher Training Days Tuesday 1st - Friday 4th September 2020  (staff only)

Autumn Term 1 starts Monday 7th September 2020

Autumn Term 1 ends Friday 23rd October 2020

Half Term Holidays Monday 26th October – Friday 30th October 2020


Autumn Term 2 starts Monday 2nd November 2020

Teacher Training Day Friday 6th November 2020 (staff only)

Autumn Term 2 ends Thursday 17th December 2020

Autumn Term Holidays Monday 21st December 2020 – Friday 1st January 2021

Teacher Training Day Friday 18th December 2020 (staff only)


Spring Term

Teacher Training Day Monday 4th January 2021 (staff only)

Term Spring Term 1 starts Tuesday 5th January 2021

Spring Term 1 ends Friday 12th February 2021

Half Term Holidays Monday 15th February – Friday 19th February 2021


Spring Term 2 starts Monday 22nd February 2021

Spring Term 2 ends Thursday 1st  April 2021

Easter Holidays Friday 2nd  April – Friday 16th April 2021


Summer Term

Summer Term 1 starts Monday 19th April 2021

Bank holiday Monday 3rd May 2021

Summer Term 1 ends Friday 28th May 2021

Half Term Holidays Monday 31st May – Friday 4th June 2021


Summer Term 2 starts Monday 7th June 2021

Summer Term 2 ends Wednesday 21st July 2021