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Gatton Primary School


Welcome to Gatton Primary School. We pride ourselves on being a friendly and open school that offers a high quality education for all our children. We hope that your visit to this website offers a snapshot of what we have to offer, and encourage prospective families to arrange a visit.

Term Dates & School hours

The school day at Tooting starts at 8.15 am and ends at 3.15 pm. Morning registration takes place at 8.15 am.

Lunchtime is staggered according to year group, and a daily prayer time is included for Years 3 to 6. Additionally, all classes have 1 hour of Islamic Studies daily.

The school day at Balham starts at 8.30am and ends at 3.00pm. Morning registration takes place at 8.30 am.

Students attend for a total of 32.5-34.75h per week depending on Year group.

School Calendar for 2022/23

Term Dates 2022-23 - View

Autumn Term 2022 
70 pupil days, 2 inset days (72 Total days) 

Inset Days: Thursday 1st September 2022, Friday 2nd September 2022 (no school for pupils) 
First Day of Term: Monday 5th September 2022  
Half Term: Monday 24th October – Friday 28th October 2022 
School Re-Opens: 31st October 2022 
End of Term Break:  Monday 19th December 2022 – Monday 2nd January 2023 


Spring Term 2023 
61 pupil days, 2 inset day (63 Total days) 

Inset Day: Tuesday 3rd January 2023 (no school for pupils) 
School Re-Opens: Wednesday 4th January 2023 
Half Term: Monday 13th February – Friday 17th February 2023 
School Re-Opens: Monday 20th February 2023 
Inset Day: Monday 20th March 2023, (no school for pupils) 
Ramadhaan Begins (Early Closure): Thursday 23rd March 2023 
End of Term/Ramadan & Eid-ul-Fitr Break: Friday 7th April – Friday 21st April 2023 


Summer Term 2023 
59 pupil days, 1 inset day (60 Total days) 

School Re-Opens: Monday 24th April
Bank Holiday: Monday 1st May 2023 (no school for pupils) 
Half Term Break: Monday 29th May-30th May 2023 
School Re-Opens: Wednesday 31st May 2023 
INSET Day: Wednesday 28th June 2023 (no school for pupils) 
Eid-Ul-Adha Break: Thursday 29th June- Friday 30th June 2023 
School Re-Opens: Monday 3rd July 2023 
Pupils Last day/Half Day: Friday 21st July 2023 (School finishes early) 


This calendar gives a total of 195 days (190 pupil days plus 5 inset days). 


School Calendar for 2023/24

Term Dates 2023-24 - View

Autumn Term (Sept 23 – Dec 23)

Inset Days: Thursday 31st August 2023, Friday 1st September 2023 (No school for pupils)
First Day of Term: Monday 4th September 2023
Half Term Break: Monday 23rd October – Friday 27th October 2023
School Re-opens: Monday 30th October 2023
Last Day of term (Early Closure): Friday 22nd December 2023
End of Term Break: Monday 25th December 2023 – Friday 5th January 2024

Spring Term (Jan 24 – Mar 24)

Inset Day: Monday 8th January 2024 (No school for pupils)
School Re-Opens: Tuesday 9th January 2024
Half Term Break: Monday 12th February 2024 – Friday 16th February 2024
School Re-Opens: Monday 19th February 2024
Beginning of Ramadhaan (Early Closure): Monday 11th March 2024
Last Day of Term: Thursday 28th March 2024
End of Term/Ramadhaan & Eid-Ul-Fitr Break: Friday 29th March 2024 – Friday 12th April 2024
Eid-Ul-Fitr Date: Tuesday 9th April 2024 (tbc)

Summer Term (April 24 – July 24)

Inset Day: Monday 15th April (No school for pupils)
School Re-Opens: Tuesday 16th April 2024
May Bank Holiday: Monday 6th May 2024
Half Term Break: Monday 27 th May – Friday 31st May 2024
School Re-opens: Monday 3rd June 2024
Eid-Ul-Adha Break: Monday 17th June – Tuesday 18th June
Inset Day: Wednesday 19th June 2024 (No school for pupils)
School Re-Opens: Thursday 20th June 2024
Last Day of Term (Early Closure): Tuesday 23rd July 2024
End of Term Break: Wednesday 24th July – Tuesday 3rd September 2024


New Academic Year – tbc (September 2024)

Inset Days: Monday 2nd September 2024, Tuesday 3rd September 2024 (No school for pupils)
First Day of Term: Wednesday 4th September 2024