Important Dates
for Your Diary

General Dates

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

Chinese New Year – Year of the Ox

February Half Term – Funded only Children not in (1 week)

Pancake Tuesday

Mother’s Day

Holi – Festival of Colour

Good Friday Bank Holiday

Easter Sunday

Easter Monday – Bank Holiday

Easter Half Term – Funded only Children not in (2 weeks)

St George’s Day

Italian Liberation Day

Early May Bank Holiday

Graduation Photographs (Poppy Pre-school)

Sports Week – Celebrating Turkish Culture

Inspire Evening: 6.30pm – 8.30pm for Pre-school Parents From September 2021

Late May Bank Holiday

Half Term 1 Week: no funded only children in

Parents Evening (Not Pre-School)

Portugal National Day

Royal Family Day

Poppy Pre-school Only – Parents evening

Father’s Day

Strawberry Tea: Cancer Research UK Fundraiser

Funded-only Children: Break Up for Summer

Poppy Pre-school Graduation Party

Poppy Pre-school Graduation Ceremony

August Shut Down Week

August Bank Holiday

August Re-open: Normal Hours

Funded Only Children September Start

Photo Day

Half Term Week: No funded-only children in


Remembrance Day

Parents Evening – All

Christmas Jumper Day

Nativity 1

Nativity 2

Christmas Break: No Funded-only Children In (2 weeks)

Christmas Party Day

Christmas Eve: Open til 4pm

Christmas Closure 2021

New Year Reopen: Normal Hours

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.

Looking After Our Planet – Recycling


Chinese New Year: Year of The Ox

Around The World

St Patricks Day

Fairy Tales and Make Believe

Holi – Indian Festival of Colour

At The Farm and Spring – Healthy Eating and Life-Cycles

Italian Day – Liberation Day

Sports Week

Turkish Day

People Who Help Us

Portugal Day – National Day

Art Week

Under The Sea

Marvellous Me & Autumn

Caribbean Day – Thanksgiving

The Circus

Diwali – Hindu Festival of Light

Remembrance Day

Mad Science Week

Road and Car Safety Week

Think of a Story


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