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Term dates for school year 2023-2024

Meeting: 15/03/2022 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Children, Young People and Education (Item 16)

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This report seeks approval of the attached school term dates for schools for whom the City of York Council (CYC) is the employer, for the school year beginning in September 2023.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:  That the term dates for school year 2023-2024 (as set out in Annex A of the report be approved.

Reason:     To meet the statutory requirements of legislation including the Education Act 2002, (Section 32), and other related legislation.

 

Minutes:

This report seeks approval of the attached school term dates for schools for whom the City of York Council (CYC) is the employer, for the school year beginning in September 2023. The Admissions Manager explained that the terms dates were set annually in consideration of the term dates set by other local authorities. She noted that as well as the schools for whom Ciy of York Council was the employer, the Multi Academy Trusts (MATs) had also tended to  follow the dates. She added that across the North East and Humber regions, Leeds and Sheffield had set their fixed Easter holidays as the first two weeks of April and the dates before the Executive Member aligned with the East Riding and North Yorkshire authorities.

 

In response to questions from Executive Members, the Licensing Manager explained that:

·        The term dates set assisted families whose parents worked over local authority borders.

·        There had been fixed Easter holidays for a number of years by Leeds City Council and she was not aware of any issues with this.

·        The closure dates for Strensall Barracks were not known.

 

The Executive Member then;

 

Resolved:  That the term dates for school year 2023-2024 (as set out in Annex A of the report be approved.

 

Reason:     To meet the statutory requirements of legislation including the Education Act 2002, (Section 32), and other related legislation.

 


 

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