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Term dates and school day

Core School Opening Hours


The official start of the school day is 8:40am for Yr 4, 5 & 6 and 8.50am for R, 1, 2 & 3.

The official end of the school day is 3:15pm for Yr R, 4, 5 & 6 and 3.20pm for  1, 2 & 3.


Great Malvern is open for 32.5 core hours per week.


Additional Opening Hours


In addition to the core school day we offer optional additional hours for parents who wish to pay for out of school hours childcare. These are as follows:


Breakfast Club - from 8am each school day

Hanoshi Afterschool Club - runs until 6pm each school day

Academic Year - 2022 - 2023


Autumn Term

INSET day (school closed to children):        Monday 5th September

Friday 3rd September

Start of term (school open to children):     Tuesday 6th September 

Halt term:                                                     Monday 24th October - Friday 28th October 

Back to school:                                             Monday 31st October

End of term:                                                Friday 16th December 


Spring Term

Start of term:                                             Tuesday 3rd January 

Half term:                                                     Monday 20th February - Friday 24th February 

Back to school:                                            Monday 27th February 

INSET day (school closed to children):        Friday 17th March 

End of term:                                               Friday 31st March


Summer Term

Start of term:                                              Monday 17th April

Bank holiday (school closed):                       Monday 1st May

Half term:                                                     Monday 29th May  - Friday 2nd June

Back to school:                                             Monday 5th June

INSET day (school closed to children):         Friday 16th June

End of term:                                                Friday 21st July