When are the school holidays in 2020? Home Counties term dates for spring, summer and autumn

Even the most studious kids can't wait for their holidays. Picture: Shutterstock
Even the most studious kids can't wait for their holidays. Picture: Shutterstock

The school holidays for the rest of the year have been confirmed. 

Here are the school term dates for Milton Keynes, Luton, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Bedford, as set out by the local authorities.

The schools will be deserted again for much of February and May. Picture: Shutterstock

The schools will be deserted again for much of February and May. Picture: Shutterstock

You’re still advised to check directly with  your child’s school since holiday dates can vary slightly.

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Milton Keynes 

Spring Term
Term starts – Monday 6 January 2020
Mid-term holiday – Monday 17 February 2020 until Friday 21 February 2020
Term ends – Friday 3 April 2020

Summer Term
Term starts – Monday 20 April 2020

Mid-term holiday - Monday 25 May 2020 until Friday 29 May 2020
Term ends – Friday 17 July 2020

Autumn Term
Term starts - Thursday 3 September 2020
Mid-term holiday - Friday 23 October 2020 until Friday 30 October 2020
Term ends - Friday 18 December 2020

For more information, visit the Milton Keynes council website. 

Luton 

Spring Term
Term starts – Monday 6 January 2020
Mid-term holiday – Monday 17 February 2020 until Friday 21 February 2020
Term ends – Friday 3 April 2020


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Summer Term
Term starts – Monday 20 April 2020

Mid-term holiday - Monday 25 May 2020 until Friday 29 May 2020
Term ends – Friday 17 July 2020

Autumn Term
Term starts - Tuesday 1 September 2020
Mid-term holiday – Monday 26 October 2020 until Friday 30 October 2020
Term ends - Friday 18 December 2020

For more information, visit the Luton council website.

Hertfordshire 

Spring Term
Term starts – Monday 6 January 2020
Mid-term holiday – Monday 17 February 2020 until Friday 21 February 2020
Term ends – Friday 3 April 2020

Summer Term
Term starts – Monday 20 April 2020

Mid-term holiday - Monday 25 May 2020 until Friday 29 May 2020
Term ends – Tuesday 21 July 2020


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Autumn Term
Term starts - Wednesday 2 September 2020
Mid-term holiday – Monday 26 October 2020 until Friday 30 October 2020
Term ends - Monday 21 December 2020

For more information, visit the Hertfordshire council website.

Buckinghamshire 

Spring Term
Term starts – Tuesday 7 January 2020
Mid-term holiday – Monday 17 February 2020 until Friday 21 February 2020
Term ends – Friday 3 April 2020

Summer Term
Term starts – Monday 20 April 2020

Mid-term holiday - Monday 25 May 2020 until Friday 29 May 2020
Term ends – Tuesday 21 July 2020


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Autumn Term
Term starts - Wednesday 2 September 2020
Mid-term holiday – Monday 26 October 2020 until Friday 30 October 2020
Term ends - Friday 18 December 2020

For more information, visit the Buckinghamshire council website.

Bedford 

Spring Term
Term starts – Monday 6 January 2020
Mid-term holiday – Monday 17 February 2020 until Friday 21 February 2020
Term ends – Friday 3 April 2020

Summer Term
Term starts – Tuesday 21  April 2020

Mid-term holiday - Monday 25 May 2020 until Friday 29 May 2020
Term ends – Friday 17 July 2020

Autumn Term
In-service day – Thursday 3 September 2020 and Friday 4 September 2020
Term starts - Monday 7 September 2020
Mid-term holiday - Friday 23 October 2020 until Friday 30 October 2020
Term ends - Friday 18 December 2020

For more information, visit the Bedford council website.