Important Dates
for Your Diary

General Dates

Here is a list of important dates in the year at Footprints.

Parents Evening (Not Pre-School)

Father’s Day

Poppy Pre-school Only – Parents evening – Transition to school

Poppy Pre-school Graduation Ceremony 1 at 2pm

Term Time only Children: Break Up for Summer

Poppy Pre-school Graduation Ceremony 2 at 2pm

Poppy Pre-school Graduation Party – Disney theme

August Shut Down Week 2022

August Bank Holiday closure

August Re-open: Normal Hours

Funded Only Children September 2022 Start

Photo Day

Family Photo Day

October Half Term Week: No Term Time only children attending


Remembrance Day

Parents Evening – All

Christmas Jumper Day

Nativity 1 at 10am

Nativity 2 at 2pm

Christmas Break: No Term Time only Children Attending (2 weeks)

Christmas Party Day

Christmas Eve: Saturday

Christmas Closure 2022

New Year Reopen: Normal Hours

Chinese New Year – Year of the Rabbit

February Half Term – Term Time only Children not attending (1 week)

Pancake Tuesday

St Patrick’s Day

Holi – Festival of Colour

Mother’s Day

Easter Break 2023 – Term Time only Children not attending (2 weeks)

Good Friday Bank Holiday closure

Easter Sunday

Easter Monday – Bank Holiday closure

St George’s Day

Early May Bank Holiday closure

Graduation Photographs (Poppy Pre-school)

Inspire Evening: 6.30pm – 8.30pm for Pre-school Parents From September 2023

May Half Term (1 Week): no Term Time only children attending

Late May Bank Holiday closure

Royal Family Day

Portugal National Day

Strawberry Tea: Cancer Research UK Fundraiser

Curriculum Dates

These are the dates that we’ll be changing the curriculum throughout the year, and the topics and themes we’ll be covering.

Summer Term 2 – Under The Sea


5 Senses

The Jungle

Our Favourite Stories


Autumn Term 1 – Marvellous Me

Mad Science Week

Autumn Term 2 – Dinosaurs

Road and Car Safety Week

Christmas Fun

Spring Term 1 – Around The World

Art Week

Spring Term 2 – Space

Sports Week

Summer Term 1 – ‘What the Ladybird Heard’ – Farm, life-cycles, growing, healthy eating and Spring

For more information regarding our curriculum and the framework we teach, take a look at our curriculum page.