INSET days

Six days are set aside each year for teacher training purposes.

These are days taken from school holidays and not teaching days. Parents are informed in advance of these dates. 

One of the 6 days is an opportunity to work in partnership alongside other teachers from other schools at Ysgol Glantaf.


2023 – 2024 Academic Year

Inset Day 1 – Monday, September 4th 2023

Inset Day 2 – Wednesday, September 13th 2023

Inset Day 3 – Thursday, September 28th 2023

Inset Day 4 – Wednesday, November 22nd 2023

Inset Day 5 – Monday, July 22nd 2024

Inset Day 6 – To be decided.

School Term Dates 

Autumn Term 2023

Term starts Mon 04/09/23. Half Term Mon 30/10/23 – Fri 03/11/23. Term finishes Fri 22/12/23

Spring Term 2024

Term starts Mon 08/01/24. Half Term Mon 12/02/24 – Fri 16/02/24. Term finishes Fri 22/03/24

Summer Term 2024

Term starts Mon 08/04/24. Bank holiday – Mon 06/05/24. Half Term Mon 27/05/24 – Fri 31/05/24. Term finishes Fri 19/07/24


Wed 13/09Inset Day, no school for the children
Fri 15/09PTA second hand uniform sale, rear school yard, 15.15
Mon 18/09 - Fri 22/09Cycling lessons, Year 6
Tue 19/09 - Tue 24/10PE lessons, Yrs 3, 4, 5 and 6, Maindy Field, afternoon
Fri 22/09Flu vaccine, Reception, Yr 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
Tue 26/09European Day of Languages
Thur 28/09Cluster Inset Day
Wed 04/10Harvest Festival
Fri 06/10Individual and Sibling photographs
Tue 10/10Year 6 Parents Evening, Glantaf school. Meeting in Welsh_ 17.00, meeting in English 18.00. Parents only.
Wed 11/10Authors' Day, celebrating the works of T Llew Jones and Roald Dahl
Fri 20/10Games day, Year 6, Glantaf School, 10 - 14.00. Football
Mon 23/10 - Fri 27/10Year 6's residential visit to the Urdd Camp at Llangrannog
Mon 23/10 - Fri 27/10Year 6's residential visit to the Urdd Camp,Llangrannog
Fri 27/10Human Rights Festival, membersof the school council
Fri 27/10Half Term
Mon 06/11School starts
From week commencing 06/11 until 12/04/24Yr 3 and 4's PE lessons will be in school
Tue 07/11 - Tue 06/02/24Year 5 and 6 PE lessons, Talybont Sports Halls
Thur 09/11Urdd's Girls Netball Competition, Talybont Sports Halls
Fri 10/11Welsh Scribblers Workshop, Cardiff University, Year 5
Mon 13/11 - Fri 17/11Antibullying week
Wed 15/11 and Thurs 16/11Parent Meetings
Wed 22/11Inset Day, no school for the pupils
Thur 07/12Urdd's Mixed Netball Competition, Talybont Sports Halls
Fri 18/12Games Day, Yr 6, Glantaf School, Hockey
Thur 21/12Pupils' Christmas Party
Fri 22/12School finishes for the Christmas holidays
Mon 08/01School starts
Mon 05/02 - Fri 09/02Children's Mental Health Week
Tue 06/02Urdd's Yr 5 and 6 Mixed Football Competition, 3G pitch Leckwith
Wed 07/02Games Day Yr 6, Glantaf School, 10 - 14.00. Rugby
Fri 09/02Wales' Music Day
Fri 09/02School closes for half term
Mon 19/02School starts
From week commencing 19/02 until 12/04Year 5 and 6's PE lessons will be in school
Tue 20/02Urdd's Yr 5 and 6 girls' Football Competition, 3G pitch, Leckwith
Fri 01/03St David's Day Celebrations
Wed 06/03 and Thur 07/03Parents' Meetings
Thur 07/03World Book Day
Fri 22/03Easter Holidays
Mon 08/04School starts
Thur 11/04Urdd's Mixed Tag Rugby Competition, Yrs 3 and 4, Trelai Park
Thur 11/04Urdd's Yr 5 and 6 Girls Tag Rugby Competition, Trelai Park
Mon 15/04Urdd's Mixed Rugby Competition, Yrs 5 and 6, Pontcanna Fields
Tue 16/04 - Tue 09/07/24Yrs 3, 4, 5 and 6's PE lessons, Maindy Field, afternoon
Wed 17/04 - Fri 19/04Year 5's Residential Visit to Maes y Fron Farm, Abercrave, Neath Valley.
Mon 22/04 - Tue 23/04Year 4's Residential Visit to Storey Arms, Bannau Brycheiniog
Fri 10/05Games Day Yr 6, Glantaf Shool, 10 - 14.00, Netball
Fri 24/05School closes for Whitsun Half Tern
Mon 27/05 - Sat 01/06Urdd National Eisteddfod, Mongomeryshire
Mon 03/06School starts
Fri 14/06Urdd's Cricket Competition, Yrs 3 and 4, Cardiff Cricket Club
Mon 17/06Year 6 Sports Day, Glantaf, 10 -14.00
Thur 27/06Lesson Taster Day, Year 6, Glantaf
Wed 10/07Parents' Meeting
Fri 19/07School finishes for the Summer Holidays
Mon 22/07Inset Day, no school for the children