Training Days & Holidays

Garforth Academy will not grant permission for leave of absence for holidays during term time
  • The current law does not give any entitlement to parents to take their child on holiday during term time.
  • If, for any reason whatsoever, you are considering withdrawing your child from the Academy during term time, please submit the reasons for your request for leave of absence on an official proforma.   
  • Application forms may be obtained from Pastoral Leaders and  the Academy's main reception or, you can download an application form here.


Garforth Academy Training Days 2013-2014

Monday 2nd September 2013
Friday 11th October 2013
Monday 9th December 2013 
Friday 4th July 2014 
Monday 21st July 2014 
Tuesday 22nd July 2014


The Academy will be following the same term calendar as that for Leeds City Council




School Calendar 2013 to 2014

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Summer Monday 2 September 2013
Autumn mid-termFriday 25 October 2013Monday 4 November 2013
ChristmasFriday 20 December 2013Monday 6 January 2014
Spring mid-termFriday 14 February 2014Monday 24 February 2014
EasterFriday 4 April 2014

Tuesday 22 April 2014

May Bank HolidayFriday 2 May 2014Tuesday 6 May 2014
Summer mid-termFriday 23 May 2014Monday 2 June 2014
Summer breakTuesday 22 July 2014 

Please see above for the training days  


Terms will be as follows:

Autumn 75 days

Spring 60 days

Summer 60 days

Total 195 days


Bank Holidays include:
Christmas25 & 26 December 2013
New Years Day (bank holiday)1 January 2014
Good Friday18 April 2014
Easter Monday21 April 2014
May Day5 May 2014
Spring Bank

26 May 2014