Academic Key Date Roadmap

Academic Key Date Roadmap 

We have compiled all the key dates and opportunities across the 2020/2021 academic year for you to position your marketing content around.    

September

  • Academy budgers are allocated
  • Back to School - 2nd September
  • Literacy Day - 8th September 
  • National Fitness Day - 23rd September

 

October

  • Black History Month - 1st - 31st October
  • National Poetry Day - 1st October
  • Dyslexia Awareness Week - 5th - 11th October 
  • World Mental Health Day - 10th October
  • World Food Day - 16th October
  • Schools Closed - 26th - 30th October
  • Halloween - 31st October

 

 

November

  • Planning for next year's school trips begin
  • Guy Fawkes Night - 5th November
  • Diwali (Festival of Lights) - 7th November 
  • World Science Day - 10th November
  • Remembrance Sunday - 11th November
  • Anti-Bullying Week - 16th - 20th November
  • St Andrew's Day (Scottish Holiday) - 30th November

 

December

  • Christmas Jumper Day - 13th December
  • Schools Closed- 21st December

 

 

January

  • Key School Spending Period
  • New Year's Day - 1st January
  • Scottish Holiday - 4th January 
  • Back to School - 3rd January
  • World Religion Day - 17th January
  • Planning for April Budget begins

 

 

February

  • Safer Internet Day - 9th February
  • Valentines Day - 14th February
  • Schools Closed - 15th - 19th February 

 

 

March

  • Last chance to spend the remaining budget
  • SATs & GCSE Revision begins
  • St David's Day (Welsh Holiday) - 1st March 
  • World Maths Day - 4th March
  • World Book Day - 4th March
  • Mother's Day - 14th March
  • St Patrick's Day (Irish Holiday) - 17th March

 

April

  • State schools receive new budgets
  • April Fool's - 1st April
  • International Children's Book Day - 2nd April 
  • Easter Sunday - 4th April
  • Ramadan Begins - 12th April
  • Schools Closed- 5th - 16th April
  • St George's Day - 23rd April

 

 

May

  • Key School Spending Period
  • Bank Holiday - 3rd May 
  • Ramadan Ends - 11th May
  • Bank Holiday - 31st May

 

 

June

  • Academies Spend Remaining Budget
  • World Environment Day - 5th June
  • Fathers Day - 20th June
  • Pupil Premium Budget Received
  • SATs & GCSEs ends

 

 

July

  • Secondary School Inductions begin
  • Battle of Boyne (Irish Holiday) - 12th July 
  • Summer Holidays - 19th onwards 

 

August

  • Majority of Nurseries Remain open 
  • Back to School (Scotland) - 16th August