Parents are looking askance at 2024 in an attempt to fit the school calendar with the work calendar. Next year comes with holidays, but also non-school days marked in the 2023/2024 academic year in which schools will not be open such as Samaná Blanca, which is celebrated in February, Holy Week (March) or the May long weekend. . . These days in which the little ones in the house do not have to go to classrooms, are not holidays for their parents who must dedicate part of their vacation to caring for the minors or apply teleworking days, whenever possible.
The 2023/2024 academic year has two quarters left before the summer holidays, which will start around June 21, 2024. Before that, students from schools and institutes will have several non-teaching days on the calendar, including this one. In the month of February there are two days with schools closed. Framed in the so-called White Week, students will have vacation on Thursday the 22nd and Friday the 23rd, which will complicate family and work balance.
Non-school days in 2024
As the 2024 school calendar is configured, from January to June, when the summer holidays begin, every month there are non-teaching days for schools and institutes. In this way, schools will remain closed for several days in January, February, March, April, May and June.
With the school calendar in hand, these are the days that minors will not be able to go to classrooms due to non-school considerations:
February: The 2024 school calendar includes two non-school days at the end of this month. On Thursday the 22nd and Friday the 23rd the classrooms will remain closed, so the students will have a long weekend to rest. March: in 2024 Holy Week is established in the month of March. That is why from the 22nd, schoolchildren will not go to schools and institutes. April: starts with Easter Monday, a non-school day that this year corresponds to May 1) and is added to that of the Community of Madrid (May 2). In addition, the 2024 school calendar marks Friday the 3rd as non-school, so students will have a more festive day than their parents in addition to their vacations. The city of Madrid celebrates its local holiday on May 15, so this day will not be a school day in the capital either. June: after the final evaluations, it is time to say goodbye to the 2023/2024 academic year and kick off the summer holidays. summer that begins on June 21, although the dates may change depending on each level of training.
Now all that remains is for fathers and mothers to start counting days to request vacations from work or request those teleworking days that can help when it comes to reconciling family and work life. If you want to know which of these non-school days coincide with the holidays included in the 2024 work calendar, you can consult them here.
Non-working days in Madrid in 2024
The Community of Madrid has already published its work calendar in the region for the year 2024, which will have a total of 14 holidays, two of them will be set by the city councils, and establishes the day of Santiago Apóstol (July 25) as festive.
March: the days corresponding to Holy Week, March 28, Holy Thursday, and March 29, Good Friday. the Community of Madrid.July: this year the calendar of the Community of Madrid includes July 25 (Thursday), Santiago Apóstol, as a holiday. August: August 15 (Thursday), Assumption of the Virgin. October: it will be a holiday. , as usual, on the 12th National Holiday of Spain. November: November 1 (Friday), All Saints Day. December: December 6 (Friday), Spanish Constitution Day, and the 25th (Wednesday), Nativity of the Mister.