The consultation relating to school holidays for academies in the Aspire MAT has been completed. Maintained schools in Nottinghamshire are changing their term dates from 2019/20 onwards in response to their consultation from which
57% of respondents voted to change to a new holiday pattern which will see a shorter 5-week summer holiday, a 2-week October half-term and a fixed spring break, which will be the first 2 full weeks of April. After the recent parent consultation across the academies in the Aspire MAT, the Aspire MAT Board were additionally consulted as the outcome of the parent consultation was not the same for every academy. The final decision is outlined in the document below and will be reviewed once the new arrangements have been implemented.