Newcastle school holidays: full list of term dates and breaks, including October half term and Christmas

Schools across the North East will break up for the summer holidays today.

With the Jubilee celebrations out of the way, pupils and teachers will be looking forward to the summer holidays.

With the six week holidays just around the corner pupils and teachers will be looking forward to a long break.

Some families will no doubt be looking forward to jetting off to warmer climates with the kids off school for so long.

Children at three schools in Peterborough will have an early finish while the red weather warning is in place (image: Adobe Stock)

So, when do the pupils of Newcastle break up for the summer holidays?

Here’s everything you need about the upcoming school breaks.

How long are pupils back at school after the half term?

Following on from schools being closed on Thursday 2 June and Friday 3 June for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, classrooms will be open again as normal from today (Monday 6 June).

Pupils will return to the classroom for just over six weeks before the summer term will end, and schools will close for the summer break.

When do schools break up for the summer holidays?

Newcastle

Schools across Newcastle will close for the summer holidays on Friday 22 July 2022.

North Tyneside

Schools will close in North Tyneside for the six week break on Thursday 21 September.

Gateshead

Schools across Gateshead will close for the summer holidays on Friday 22 July 2022.

South Tyneside

Schools in South Tyneside will break up for the summer break on Friday 22 July 2022.

When is the next bank holiday?

The next bank holiday will be on 1 August which is known as the summer bank holiday.

However, this won’t make a difference to students in Newcastle as they will already be on their summer break.

When does the next academic year start?

Newcastle

For schools across Newcastle the next academic year, and autumn term, will start on Monday 5 September 2022.

This is when pupils across the region will be expected to return to school following the six week holidays.

North Tyneside

Schools in North Tyneside will reopen, and begin the next academic year, on Monday 5 September 2022.

Gateshead

Schools in Gateshead will reopen, and begin the next academic year, on Monday 5 September 2022.

South Tyneside

Schools in South Tyneside

What are the academic dates for the rest of 2022?

Newcastle

After returning to school from the summer holidays, and kicking off the new school year, pupils and teachers will next have a break for the autumn half term which is scheduled to take place from Monday 24th October 2022 to Friday 28th October 2022.

Schools in Newcastle will break up for the Christmas break on Friday 23 December 2022.

North Tyneside

After returning from the summer holidays the autumn half term will run from Monday 24th October 2022 to Friday 28th October 2022.

Schools in North Tyneside will break up for the Christmas break on Friday 23 December 2022.

Gateshead

The autumn half term for Gateshead pupils will run from Monday 24th October 2022 to Friday 28th October 2022.

Schools in Gateshead will break up for the Christmas break on Friday 23 December 2022.

South Tyneside

The autumn half term for South Tyneside pupils will run from Monday 24th October 2022 to Friday 28th October 2022.

Schools in South Tyneside will break up for the Christmas break on Friday 23 December 2022.

How can I check term dates for the rest of the year?

You can find out more about the upcoming term dates for schools across Newcastle at the Newcastle government website.