Shofar Daycare Nursery operates 51 weeks per year, excluding Jewish holidays and bank holidays. Our normal opening hours are Mon-Thursday 7.45 a.m.-6.15 p.m. and Friday 7.45 a.m.-4.15 p.m. whilst we are working in bubbles (due to Covid) we are staggering drop off and pick up times for safety).

The dates below show the holiday dates and some early closures pre-Jewish festival.

Shofar Calendar Jan 2020 - Dec 2020

Wednesday 1st January 2020 – Closed New Year’s Bank Holiday
Monday 24th February – Closed Jewish Nursery staff training
Wednesday 8th April – Early closure for Erev Pesach – Shofar closes at 4.00 p.m.
Thursday 9th April – Closed 1st day Pesach
Friday 10th April – Closed Bank Holiday
Monday 13th April – Closed Bank Holiday
Tuesday 14th – Closed Pesach/Staff Training
Wednesday 15th April 2020 – Closed 7th day Pesach
Friday 8th May – Closed Bank Holiday
Monday 25th May – Closed Bank Holiday
Thursday 28th May – Erev Shavuot – Shofar closes at 5.00 p.m.
Friday 29th May – closed Shavuot
Monday 27th – 31st July – closure for summer refurbishments. (See above)
Monday 31st August – Closed Bank Holiday
Friday 18th September – Shofar closes at 1:45pm – early closure Erev Rosh Hashanah
Monday 28th September – Closed Yom Kippur
Friday 2nd October – Erev Sukkot- Shofar closes at 3.45 p.m.
Friday 9th October – Erev Simchat Torah- Shofar closes at 3.45 p.m.
Thursday 24th December – Early site closure Christmas Eve Shofar closes at 2:30pm
Friday 25th December – Closed Bank Holiday – Christmas Day
Monday 28th December – Closed Bank Holiday
Tuesday 29th December to Friday 1st January 2021 – Shofar closed.

Shofar Calendar Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Friday 1st January 2020 – Closed New Year’s Bank Holiday
Monday 29th March -Thursday 1st April – Closed staff training / Pesach
Friday 2nd April Good Friday – Closed bank Holiday
Monday 5th April Easter Monday – Closed Bank Holiday
Monday 3rd May – Closed Bank Holiday
Monday 17th May – closed Shavuot
Monday 31st May – Closed Bank Holiday
Monday 30th August – Closed Bank Holiday
Monday 6th September – Shofar closes at 1:45pm – early closure Erev Rosh Hashanah
Tuesday 7th September – Closed Rosh Hashanah
Wednesday 8th September – Closed Rosh Hashanah
Wednesday 15th September – Shofar closes at 1:45 p.m. – early closure Kol Nidre
Thursday 16th September – Closed Yom Kippur
Monday 20th September – Erev Sukkot – Shofar closes at 3.45 p.m.
Tuesday 21st September – Sukkot closed
Monday 27th September – Erev Simchat Torah – Shofar closes at 3.45 p.m.
Tuesday 28th September – Simchat Torah closed
Friday 24th December – Early site closure Christmas Eve Shofar closes at 2:30 p.m.
Monday 27th December – Closed Bank Holiday
Tuesday 28th December – Closed Bank Holiday
Wednesday 29th December to Friday 31st December – Shofar closed