School term dates

Term dates for schools in Denbighshire.

Update: 17 December 2021

Following the recent announcement from Jeremy Miles (Minister for Welsh Language and Education) regarding COVID planning days, Denbighshire schools will re-open to pupils on Monday 10 January 2022 (COVID restrictions permitting).

There will be no provision for children of critical workers or vulnerable pupils as the schools will be closed to pupils on 6 and 7 January 2022. The staff training days detailed below will be re-scheduled in the new year.

Please continue to follow school and local authority media outlets for the latest news regarding the return to school as these arrangements may change.

Some schools may have different days off. Leaving dates for Years 11 and 13 will be different from the following term dates and could vary between schools. Please contact the school if you need further information.

School term dates 2021 to 2022

Autumn term

  • Starts: Wednesday 1st September 2021
  • Ends: Wednesday 22nd December 2021
  • Autumn half term holiday: Monday 25 October 2021 to Friday 29 October 2021
  • Christmas holiday: Thursday 23 December 2021 to Wednesday 5 January 2022

Spring term

  • Starts: Thursday 6 January 2022
  • Ends: Friday 8 April 2022
  • Spring half term: Monday 21 February 2022 to  Friday 25 February 2022
  • Easter holiday: Monday 11 April 2022 to Friday22 April 2022

Summer term

  • Starts: Monday 25 April 2022
  • Ends: Wednesday 20 July 2022
  • Early May bank holiday: Monday 2 May 2022
  • Summer half term: Monday 30 May 2022 to Friday 3 June 2022

Staff training days

Select a school cluster to find out when staff training days take place.

You can check our school clusters list if you are not sure which cluster a school is in.

Denbigh cluster

Primary schools

Ysgol Plas Brondyffryn, Ysgol Pendref, Ysgol Y Parc, Ysgol Frongoch, Ysgol Trefnant, Ysgol Cefn Meiriadog, Ysgol Bodfari, St Asaph VP School, Ysgol Esgob Morgan

  • 1 September 2021
  • 24 September 2021 except Ysgol y Faenol, which will be 22 October 2021
  • 6 January 2022
  • 7 January 2022
  • 28 February 2022
  • 6 June 2022 (Additional - National Professional Learning day)
Ysgol y Faenol
  • 1 September 2021
  • 22 October 2021
  • 6 January 2022
  • 7 January 2022
  • 28 February 2022
  • 6 June 2022 (Additional - National Professional Learning day)

Denbigh High School

  • 1 September 2021
  • 22 October 2021
  • 6 January 2022
  • 7 January 2022
  • 28 February 2022
  • 6 June 2022 (Additional - National Professional Learning day)

St. Brigid’s

  • 1 September 2021
  • 24 September 2021
  • 6 January 2022
  • 7 January 2022
  • 28 February 2022
  • 6 June 2022 (Additional - National Professional Learning day)
Glan Clwyd cluster

Primary schools

Ysgol Dewi Sant, Ysgol Henllan, Ysgol Pant Pastynog, Ysgol Tremeirchion Ysgol Twm o'r Nant, Ysgol Y Llys.

  • 1 September 2021
  • 2 September 2021
  • 22 October 2021
  • 6 January 2022
  • 28 February 2022
  • 25 April 2022 (Additional - National Professional Learning day)

Ysgol Uwchradd Glan Clwyd

  • 1 September 2021
  • 2 September 2021
  • 22 October 2021
  • 6 January 2022
  • 28 February 2022
  • 25 April 2022 (Additional - National Professional Learning day)
Llangollen cluster

Primary schools

Ysgol Y Gwernant, Ysgol Bryn Collen, Ysgol Caer Drewyn, Ysgol Carrog, Ysgol Bro Dyfrdwy

  • 1 September 2021
  • 1 November 2021
  • 6 January 2022
  • 7 January 2022
  • 25 April 2022
  • 6 June 2022 (Additional - National Professional Learning day)

Ysgol Dinas Bran

  • 1 September 2021
  • 1 November 2021
  • 6 January 2022
  • 7 January 2022
  • 25 April 2022
  • 6 June 2022 (Additional - National Professional Learning day)
Prestatyn cluster

Primary schools

Ysgol Penmorfa, Ysgol Bodnant, Ysgol Melyd, Ysgol Clawdd Offa and Ysgol Hiraddug.

  • 1 September 2021
  • 2 September 2021
  • 6 January 2022
  • 7 January 2022
  • 28 February 2022
  • 17 June 2022 (Additional - National Professional Learning day)

Prestatyn High School

  • 1 September 2021
  • 2 September 2021
  • 6 January 2022
  • 7 January 2022
  • 28 February 2022
  • 25 April 2022 (Additional - National Professional Learning day)
Rhyl cluster

Primary schools

Ysgol Emmanuel, Ysgol Y Castell, Ysgol Bryn Hedydd, Ysgol Llywelyn, Christchurch CP, Ysgol Tir Morfa

  • 1 September 2021
  • 24 September 2021
  • 1 November 2021
  • 6 January 2022
  • 7 January 2022
  • 17 June 2022 (Additional - National Professional Learning day)

Christ The Word Catholic School

  • 1 September 2021
  • 24 September 2021
  • 6 January 2022
  • 17 June 2022 (Additional - National Professional Learning day)
  • 19 July 2022
  • 20 July 2022

Rhyl High School

  • 1 September 2021
  • 24 September 2021
  • 1 November 2021
  • 6 January 2022
  • 7 January 2022
  • 17 June 2022 (Additional - National Professional Learning day)

Ysgol Plas Cefndy

  • 1 September 2021
  • 1 November 2021
  • 6 January 2022
  • 28 February 2022
  • 25 April 2022
  • 17 June 2022 (Additional - National Professional Learning day)
Ruthin cluster

Primary schools

Borthyn CP School, Rhos St School, Ysgol Pen Barras, Ysgol Bro Famau, Ysgol Llanbedr, Ysgol Gellifor, Ysgol Bro Elwern, Ysgol Betws Gwerfil Goch, Ysgol Dyffryn Ial, Ysgol Pentrecelyn, Ysgol Llanfair, Ysgol Carreg Emlyn, Ysgol Bryn Clwyd, Ysgol Bro Cinmeirch

  • 1 September 2021
  • 2 September 2021
  • 3 September 2021
  • 6 January 2022
  • 7 January 2022
  • 25 April 2022 (Additional - National Professional Learning day)

Ysgol Brynhyfryd

  • 1 September 2021
  • 2 September 2021
  • 3 September 2021
  • 6 January 2022
  • 7 January 2022
  • 25 April 2022 (Additional - National Professional Learning day)

Related documents

School clusters


Denbigh cluster

Additional Learning Needs

Ysgol Plas Brondyffryn

Primary schools

  • St Asaph VP School
  • Ysgol Bodfari
  • Ysgol Cefn Meiriadog
  • Ysgol Esgob Morgan
  • Ysgol Frongoch
  • Ysgol Pendref
  • Ysgol Trefnant
  • Ysgol y Faenol
  • Ysgol y Parc

Middle schools

St. Brigid’s

Secondary schools

Denbigh High School

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Glan Clwyd cluster

Primary schools

  • Ysgol Dewi Sant
  • Ysgol Henllan
  • Ysgol Pant Pastynog
  • Ysgol Tremeirchion
  • Ysgol Twm o'r Nant
  • Ysgol y Llys

Secondary schools

Ysgol Uwchradd Glan Clwyd

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Llangollen cluster

Primary schools

  • Ysgol Bro Dyfrdwy
  • Ysgol Bryn Collen
  • Ysgol Caer Drewyn
  • Ysgol Carrog
  • Ysgol Y Gwernant

Secondary schools

Ysgol Dinas Bran

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Prestatyn cluster

Primary schools

  • Ysgol Bodnant
  • Ysgol Clawdd Offa
  • Ysgol Hiraddug
  • Ysgol Melyd
  • Ysgol Penmorfa

Secondary schools

Prestatyn High School

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Rhyl cluster

Additional Learning Needs

Ysgol Tir Morfa

Primary schools

  • Christchurch CP
  • Ysgol Bryn Hedydd
  • Ysgol Emmanuel
  • Ysgol Llywelyn
  • Ysgol Y Castell

Middle schools

Christ The Word Catholic School

Secondary schools

Rhyl High School

Pupil Referral Unit (PRU)

Ysgol Plas Cefndy

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Ruthin cluster

Primary schools

  • Borthyn CP School
  • Rhos St School
  • Ysgol Betws Gwerfil Goch
  • Ysgol Bro Elwern
  • Ysgol Bro Cinmeirch
  • Ysgol Bro Famau
  • Ysgol Bryn Clwyd
  • Ysgol Carreg Emlyn
  • Ysgol Dyffryn Ial
  • Ysgol Gellifor
  • Ysgol Llanbedr
  • Ysgol Llanfair
  • Ysgol Pen Barras
  • Ysgol Pentrecelyn

Secondary schools

Ysgol Brynhyfryd

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