BHA TERM DATES 2023 – 2024

Autumn term 2023

Start Date End Date Key Dates
Monday 4th September 2023 Friday 27th October 2023 Monday 4th September 2023 – INSET
Half-term holiday: Monday 30th October 2023 – Friday 3rd November 2023
Monday 6th November 2023 Friday 22nd December 2023 Monday 6th November 2023 – INSET

Friday 22nd December 2023 – Lieu Day

Christmas holiday: Monday 25th December 2023 – Friday 5th January 2024


Spring term 2024

Start Date End Date Key Dates
Monday 8th January 2024 Friday 9th February 2024 Friday 9th February 2024 – Trust PD Day
Half-term holiday: Monday 12th February 2024 – Friday 16th February 2024
Monday 19th February 2024 Friday 22nd March 2024  
Easter Holiday: Monday 25th March 2024 – Friday 5th April 2024


Summer term 2024

Start Date End Date Key Dates
Monday 8th April 2024 Friday 24th May 2024 Monday 6th May 2024 – Bank Holiday
Half-term holiday: Monday 27th May 2024 to Friday 31st May 2024
Monday 3rd June 2024 Friday 19th July 2024 Friday 28th June 2024 – Trust PD Day

Monday 22nd July 2024 – Lieu Day




Please note that following the latest amendments to The Education (Pupil Regulation) (England) Regulations 2006, Principals may not grant any leave of absence during term-time unless there are exceptional circumstances.

Any unauthorised leave of absence will be referred to the Attendance and Prosecution Service. This may lead to a Fixed Penalty Notice being issued.  Please be advised that parents/guardians who fail to ensure their child’s regular attendance can be fined £60 (per parent/guardian, per child).

Please see the Parents leaflet from Sandwell MBC below :


Examination Periods

Year 7: April – May

Year 8: April – May

Year 9: April – May

Year 10: April – May – GCSE Mock Examinations

Year 11:  November & February GCSE Mocks and May / June External GCSE Exams 

Please note:  Modular examinations, Controlled Assessments AND Key Assessment tasks go on throughout the year for students in ALL YEAR GROUPS.

Please contact the Academy to check specific modular dates.