2021-2022

  • Gesher opens for Breakfast Club at 8:15am each morning.
  • All pupils need to be in school for 8:55am for registration to be taken promptly at 9am.
  • Any pupils arriving after 8:55am will be marked as late on their class register.
  • The school day is from 9am – 3pm for all pupils.
  • Early Friday closing times starts 1st October 2021 until and including 8th April 2022, when school ends at 1pm for all pupils.

Autumn 2021

Pupil’s term begins on 9th of September
In term closures:
Staff INSET 31st August – 6th September Staff only in school
(Half day INSET 6th  September – Erev Rosh Hashanah)
Rosh Hashanah 7th & 8th September School closed
Erev Yom Kippur 15th September School closes at 12pm (no lunch)
Yom Kippur 16th September School closes
Erev Sukkot 20th September School closes at 12pm (no lunch)
Sukkot 21st & 22nd September School Closed
Erev Shmini Atzeret 27th September School closes at 12pm (no lunch)
Shmini Atzeret & Simchat Torah  28th & 29th September School Closed
LAST DAY OF AUTUMN TERM 1 22nd October School closes at 1pm
Half Term Holiday  25th to 29th October School closed
LAST DAY OF AUTUMN TERM 2 17th December School closes at 1pm

Spring Term 2022

Term begins for pupils on 5th January
In term closures:
Staff INSET 4th January Staff only in school
Tu B’Shvat 17th January School open as usual – Children wear brown, green and pink
LAST DAY OF SPRING TERM 1 11th February School closes at 1pm
Half Term Holidays 14th to 18th February School closed
Pupils return to school 21st February
Purim 17th March School closes at 12pm (no lunch) – Children wear fancy dress
**LAST DAY OF SPRING TERM 7th April

**Staff INSET                                               8th April  Staff only in school

Pesach Holiday/ End of Term 11th April – 25th April School closed

Summer Term 2022

Term begins for pupils on 26th April
Staff INSET 25th April Staff only in school
Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) 28th April School open as usual
Bank Holiday 2nd May School closed
Yom Hazikaron (Israel’s Remembrance Day) 4th May School open as usual
Yom Ha’atmaut (Israel’s Independence day) 5th May School open as usual – Children wear blue & white
Lag B’Omer 19th May School open as usual
LAST DAY OF SUMMER TERM 1 1st June School closes at 1pm
Half Term Holidays (Inc. Shavuot & Bank Holiday) 2nd June – 10th June School closed
Pupils return to school 13th June School open
LAST DAY OF SUMMER TERM 2 21st July Early closure
Staff INSET 22nd July Staff only in school

** dates updated and parents informed 

Academic Year 2022-2023

The school year for Pupils will commence on Monday 5th September, 2022 at 8:55am.

Staff INSET will take place Thursday 1st September and Friday 2nd September 2022.

2022-2023

  • Gesher opens for Breakfast Club at 8:15am each morning.
  • All pupils need to be in school for 8:55am for registration to be taken promptly at 9am.
  • Any pupils arriving after 8:55am will be marked as late on their class register.
  • The school day is from 9am – 3pm for all pupils.
  • Early Friday closing times starts 7th October 2022 until and including 31st March 2023, when school ends at 1pm for all pupils.

Autumn 2022

Term begins for pupils on 5th September 2022
In term closures:
Staff INSET 1st & 2nd September Staff Only
Rosh Hashanah 26th & 27th September School Closed
Erev Yom Kippur 4th October School closes at 12pm (no lunch)
Yom Kippur 5th October School Closed
Sukkot 10th & 11th October School Closed
Shmini Atzeret & Simchat Torah 17th & 18th October School Closed
LAST DAY OF AUTUMN TERM 1 21st October School closes at 1pm
Half Term Holiday 24th to 28th October School Closed
Staff INSET 31st October Staff Only
Pupils Return for Autumn Term 2 1st November School Open
LAST DAY OF AUTUM TERM 2 16th December School closes at 1pm
Winter Holidays 19th December to 3rd January 2023 School Closed

Spring Term 2023

Term begins for pupils on 4th January 2023
In term closures:
Staff INSET 3rd January Staff Only
Tu B’Shvat 6th February School open as usual – Children wear brown, green and pink
LAST DAY OF SPRING TERM 1 10th February School closes at 1pm
Half Term Holiday 13th to 17th February School Closed
Pupils Return for Spring Term 2 20th February School Open
World Book Day 2nd March School open as usual – Children to come to school in an outfit inspired by literature
Fast of Ester 6th March School open as usual
Purim 7th March School closes at 12pm (no lunch)
LAST DAY OF SPRING TERM 2 31st March School closes at 1pm (no lunch)
Holidays (including Pesach) 3rd April to 17th April School Closed

Summer Term 2023

Term begins for pupils on 18th April 2023
Staff INSET 17th April Staff Only
Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) 18th April School open as usual
Yom Hazikaron (Israel’s Remembrance Day) 25th April School open as usual
Yom Ha’atmaut (Israel’s Independence day) 26th April School open as usual – Children wear blue & white
Bank Holiday 1st May School Closed
Lag B’Omer 9th May School open as usual
LAST DAY OF SUMMER TERM 1 19th May School closes at 1pm (no lunch)
Half Term Holidays (Inc. Shavuot & Bank Holiday) 22nd May to 29th May School Closed
Pupils Return for Summer Term 2 30th May School Open
LAST DAY OF SUMMER TERM 2 20th July  School closes at 1pm (no lunch)
Staff INSET 20th July (afternoon) & 21st July Staff Only