Term dates

Nursery, community primary, secondary and special schools term dates (guide dates only)

All schools and academies set their own term dates so dates may vary from school to school. Please check details with individual schools.

See school contact details for links to schools’ own websites

Schools which close for local elections are required to extend the summer term or coincide it with an INSET day

Term dates 2017/18 

AUTUMN TERM

 

Days

Autumn term part 1

Monday 4 September - Friday 20 October 2017

35

Half-term

Monday 23 October - Friday 27 October 2017

 

Autumn term part 2

Monday 30 October - Wednesday 20 December 2017

38

Christmas break

Thursday 21 December 2017 – Monday 1 January 2018

 

 

 

 

SPRING TERM

 

 

Spring term part 1 

Tuesday 2 January - Friday 9 February 2018

29

Half-term

Monday 12 February - Friday 16 February 2018

 

Spring term part 2 

Monday 19 February - Thursday 29 March 2018

29

Easter break

Friday 30 March – Friday 13 April 2018

 

 

 

 

SUMMER TERM

 

 

Summer term part 1 

Monday 16 April - Friday 25 May 2018 (excl. May Day)

29

Half-term

Monday 28 May* - Friday 1 June 2018

 

Summer term part 2  

Monday 4 June - Friday 20 July 2018

35

Summer break

Monday 23 July 2018 onwards

 
Total  

195

Proposed secondary transfer transition day for Year 6 pupils:

  • For pupils starting secondary school September 2018 – Wednesday 4th July 2018  

In 2017/18 pupils should attend for 190 days (or 380 half sessions). Teaching staff must be available to work for 195 days during this academic year.

Schools which close for local elections are required to extend the summer term or coincide it with an INSET day.

Public holidays 2017/18

  • Monday 25 & Tuesday 26 December 2017 (Christmas Day Holiday)
  • Monday 1 January 2018 (New Years Day Holiday)

  • Friday 30 March 2018 (Good Friday)

  • Monday 2 April 2018 (Easter Monday)

  • Monday 7 May 2018

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