Term Dates & School Day

School Term dates 2023 – 2024

Autumn Term

Wednesday 6th September 2023 to Friday 15th December 2023

Half Term – Monday 16th October 2023 to Friday 27th October 2023 (includes 5 INSET days)

Spring Term

Thursday 4th January 2024 to Thursday 28th March 2024

Half Term – Monday 12th February 2024 to Friday 16th February 2024

Summer Term

Monday 15th April 2024 to Thursday 25th July 2024

Half Term – Monday 27th May 2024 to Friday 31st May 2024


Monday 16th October 2023
Tuesday 17th October 2023
Wednesday 18th October 2023
Thursday 19th October 2023
Friday 20th October 2023

Additional Staff Training Days

Monday 18th December 2023

Tuesday 19th December 2023

Wednesday 20th December 2023

The School Day

Monday to ThursdayFriday
Building open to students​08.00​08.00
Library open – closed Wednesdays (week 1) and Fridays (week 2)


Breakfast available (until 08.45)

Staff Briefings ​08.30​08.30
Tutor Registration / Assemblies​08.55​08.55
Lesson 1​09.20​09.20
Morning Break​10.35​10.20
Lesson 2​10.5510.40
Lesson 3​12.1511.45
Lunch Break (Clubs etc)​13.30​12.45
Lesson 4​14.00​13.15
End of School Day​15.15​14.20

There are a large number of extra-curricular activities in which students can participate at the end of the school day. All departments will add to a variety of activities to enhance students’ time at Brannel School. Information about these will be available from Tutors.