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 by clicking here.









The Academy will be following the same term calendar as that for Leeds City Council. For a downloadable pdf of this calendar
please click here.

School academic calendar 2016-2017 


Schools close

Schools open



Monday 5 September 2016

Autumn mid-term

Friday 21 October 2016

Monday 31 October 2016


Friday 16 December 2016

Tuesday 3 January 2017

Spring mid-term

Friday 10 February 2017

Monday 20 February 2017


Friday 31 March 2017

Tuesday 18 April 2017

May Bank Holiday

Friday 28 April 2017

Tuesday 2 May 2017

Summer mid-term

Friday 26 May 2017

Monday 5 June 2017


Wednesday 26 July 2017



Garforth Academy Training Days 2016-2017 

Monday 5th September 2016  

Friday 7th October 2016 

Monday 24th July 2017 

Tuesday 25th July 2017 

Wednesday 26th July 2017


 School academic calendar 2017-2018      

To view the school academic calendar 2017-18 from the Leeds City Council website, please click here.

Training days for 2017-18 will be confirmed by the Academy in due course.