A typical school day at Portfield begins at 9:10am and finishes at 3:10 pm. If you’d like to contact our school reception, you can do so between the hours of 8:30am – 4:00pm (Monday to Friday).
In the event that school dates and timings may change, for example in bad weather, then please check our website on the day – we will post an emergency announcement on the homepage to alert parents and carers to any changes. Parents and carers will also receive a text message via our Teachers2Parents software. Alternatively, you can phone our school hotline on 08447 70 75 76 (school ID 46153).  

TERM DATES 2020/2021


Autumn Term 2020

Tuesday 1st September to Friday 18th December

Half Term Break - Monday 26th October - Friday 6th November

Christmas Break- Monday 21st December- Sunday 3rd January


Spring Term 2021

Monday 4th January 2021 -1st April 2021

Half Term Break - Monday 15th - Friday 19th February

Easter Break – Tuesday 6th – Friday 16th April


Summer Term 2021

Monday 19th April - Friday 30th July

Half Term Break – Tuesday 1st – Monday 14th June

Monday 2nd – Tuesday 31st August


Inset Days

Tuesday 1st September

Friday 6th November 

Friday 19th February

Friday 16th April

Monday 14th June


Bank Holidays

Friday 25th December - Christmas Day 2020

Monday 28th December - Boxing Day (substitute day) 2020

Friday 1st January - New Year's Day

Friday 2nd April - Good Friday

Monday 5th April - Easter Monday

Monday 3rd May - Early May bank holiday

Monday 31st May - Spring bank holiday

Monday 30th August - Summer bank holiday

Monday 27th December - Christmas Day (substitute day)

Tuesday 28th December - Boxing Day (substitute day)


Parley Lane, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 6BP
T: 01202 573808

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