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2022/2023 School Year Calendar



Below is the agreed school calendar for 2022/2023. Contingency arrangements have been put in place within the standardised school year to deal with unforseen school closures. Parents should be aware of these contingency arrangements if booking holidays.

October 2022 mid-term break

All schools will close from Monday 31st October 2022 to Friday 4th November 2022 inclusive.

Christmas 2022

All schools will close on Wednesday 21st December 2022 which will be the final day of the school term.
All schools will re-open on Thursday 5th January 2023

February 2023 mid-term break

All primary schools will close on Thursday 16th February 2023 and Friday 17th February 2023. (Primary schools may use 3 discretionary days to extend this break to an alternative option of a 5 day break for the period from Monday 13th February 2023 to Friday 17th February 2023 inclusive unless changes are required as part of contingency arrangements to make up for time lost due to unforeseen school closures.)

Post-primary schools will close from Monday 13th February 2023 to Friday 17th February 2023 inclusive unless changes are required as part of contingency arrangements to make up for time lost due to unforeseen school closures.

Where contingency arrangements are required a school authority may reduce the length of the February mid-term break by remaining open up to and including Wednesday 15th February 2023.

Easter 2023

All schools will close on Friday 31st March 2023, which will be the final day of the school term, unless changes are required as part of contingency arrangements to make up for time lost due to unforeseen school closures. Where contingency arrangements are required a school authority may reduce the length of the Easter break by remaining open up to and including Wednesday 5th April 2023.
All schools will re-open on Monday 17th April 2023




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