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

Term dates for 2016/17

Confirmed term and holiday dates for 2016-17

Autumn term 2016

  • Monday 5 September - Friday 21 October 2016 (35 days)
  • Half-term - Monday 24 October - Friday 28 October 2016
  • Monday 31 October - Wednesday 21 December 2016 (38 days)
  • Christmas break - Thursday 22 December 2016 – Monday 2 January 2017

Spring term 2017

  • Tuesday 3 January - Friday 10 February 2017 (29 days)
  • Half-term - Monday 13 February - Friday 17 February 2017
  • Monday 20 February - Friday 31 March 2017 (30 days)
  • Easter break - Monday 3 April - Monday 17 April 2017

Summer term 2017

  • Tuesday 18 April - Friday 26 May 2017 (28 days)
  • Half-term - Monday 29 May - Friday 2 June 2017
  • Monday 5 June - Friday 21 July 2017 (35 days)
  • Summer break - Monday 24 July - Thursday 31 August 2017

Total days for 2016 - 2017 = 195

Proposed secondary transfer transition day for Year 6 pupils starting secondary school in September 2017, Wednesday 5 July 2017

In 2015/16 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 2016/17

  • Monday 29 August 2016 (Summer Bank Holiday)
  • Monday 26 & Tuesday 27 December 2016 (Christmas Day Holiday)
  • Monday 2 January 2017 (New Years Day Holiday)
  • Friday 14 April 2017 (Good Friday)
  • Monday 17 April 2017 (Easter Monday)
  • Monday 1 May 2017 (May Day)
  • Monday 29 May 2017 (Spring Bank Holiday)
  • Monday 28 August 2017 (Summer Bank Holiday)

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 2017 – Wednesday 5th July 2017
  • 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