Decision details

School Term Dates 2022/23

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider and set the school term date arrangements for Darlington Maintained Schools for the Academic Year 2021/22


The Cabinet Member with the Children and Young People Portfolio introduced the report of the Interim Director Children and Adults (previously circulated) requesting that consideration be given to setting school term date arrangements (also previously circulated) for Darlington maintained schools for the academic years 2022/23, and to publishing those arrangements by the end of December 2020.


The submitted report stated that 42 schools within Darlington, and their respective Governing Bodies, had been consulted on the proposed school term dates for the 2022/23 Academic Year and outlined the responses received to that consultation.


RESOLVED – That the proposed school term dates for Darlington maintained schools for the academic year 2022/23, as detailed at Appendix 1 to the submitted report, be agreed for publication.


REASON - The draft dates are the ones preferred by the majority of schools and Governing Bodies that responded to the consultation, which ended on 16 October 2020.

Report author: Sarah Foster

Publication date: 14/12/2020

Date of decision: 08/12/2020

Decided at meeting: 08/12/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 19/12/2020

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