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 6 – Monday, July 22nd 2024

2024 – 2025 Academic Year

Inset Day 1 – Monday, September 2nd 2024

Inset Day 2 – Wednesday, September 25th 2024, Glantaf Cluster In set Day.

Inset Day 3 – Wednesday, October 2nd 2024

3 more Inset days to be decided


School Term Dates 

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

Autumn Term 2024

Term starts Mon 02/09/23. Half Term Mon 28/10 – Fri 01/11/24. Term finishes Fri 20/12/24

Spring Term 2025

Term starts Mon 06/01/25. Half Term Mon 24/02 – Fri 28/02/25. Term finishes Fri 11/04/25

Summer Term 2025

Term starts Mon 28/04/25. Bank holiday – Mon 05/05/25. Half Term Mon 26/05 – Fri 30/05/25. Term finishes Fri 18/07/25

Tue 16/04 - Tue 09/07/24Yrs 3, 4, 5 and 6's PE lessons, Maindy Field, afternoon
Weds 01/05 - Weds 22/05Forest school activities, Global Gardens, Year 1
Weds 15/05Primary 5 a side football, Year 3 and 4 girls
Thursday 16/05Urdd's Goodwill Day Assembly, school
Thurs 16/05PTA Film night
Fri 17/05Seren and Sbarc Day
Fri 17/05Urdd's Goodwill Day Service with schools from the local area
Tue 21/05Cricket Festival for girls, Years 5 and 6
Thurs 23/05Members of the Welsh Athletics Team, workshop with Year 6
Friday 24/05Whole school photo to celebrate 30 years of education in YMB.
Fri 24/05School closes for Whitsun Half Term
Mon 27/05 - Sat 01/06Urdd National Eisteddfod, Mongomeryshire
Mon 03/06School starts
Weds 05/06Year 5 trip
Fri 07/06Year 4 Celebration
Thurs 13/06PTA Break the Rules Day
Fri 14/06Urdd's Cricket Competition, Yrs 3 and 4, Cardiff Cricket Club
Mon 17/06Year 6 Sports Day, Glantaf, 10 -14.00
Weds 19/06Class photographs, Tempest Photographic Company
Thurs 21/06Year 1 Celebration
Weds 26/06Sports morning, NIAC, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cyncoed, 9.15 - 12.15, Reception - Year 6
Thur 27/06Lesson Taster Day, Year 6, Glantaf
Fri 28/06Year 5 Celebration
Tues 02/07Year 6 parents' Open Evening, Ysgol Glantaf, Year 6 pupils to attend as well.
Wed 03/07Reception Class Open afternoon, 13.45, school hall, for parents only
Thurs 04/07Nursery Class trip
Tues 09/07New Nursery parents and their children Open Afternoon. Session 1: 15.45, session 2: 16.15
Wed 10/07Nursery Sports Morning and Afternoon
Wed 10/07Parents' Meeting
Thur 11/07Year 6 show, 18.30, Ysgol Glantaf
Fri 12/07Year 6 trip
Weds 17/07Beach Rugby festival, Barry
Thurs 18/07Children's Party
Thurs 18/07PTA Summer disco
Fri 19/07School finishes for the Summer holidays
Mon 22/07Inset Day, no school for the children
Mon 02/09Inset Day, no school for the pupils
Tue 03/09School starts
Weds 25/09 Inset Day, no school for the children
Weds 02/10Inset Day, no school for the children
Mon 21/10 - Fri 25/10Year 6 residential visit to the Urdd Camp, Llangrannog
Weds 30/04/2025 - Fri 02/05/2025Year 5's Residential Visit to Maes y Fron Farm, Abercrave, Neath Valley.
Thurs 15/05/2025 - Fri 16/05/2025Year 4's Residential Visit to Storey Arms, Bannau Brycheiniog