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 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