Term dates

Schools

School year 2016/17

School term dates 2016/17
Term Start Half term starts Half term ends Term ends 
 Autumn 1 Sep 2016  24 Oct 2016  28 Oct 2016  16 Dec 2016 
 Spring  3 Jan 2017 20 Feb 2017  24 Feb 2017  7 April 2017
 Summer 24 Apr 2017  29 May 2017  2 Jun 2017  21 Jul 2017 

May Day: 1 May 2017 (schools closed) 

School year 2017/18

School term dates 2017/18
Term Start Half term starts Half term ends Term ends 
 Autumn 4 Sept 2017   30 Oct 2017 3 Nov 2017  22 Dec 2017
 Spring  8 Jan 2018 19 Feb 2018 23 Feb 2018 29 Mar 2018
 Summer 16 April 2018 28 May 2018 1 June 2018 24 July 2018

May Day: Monday 7 May 2018 

Christmas holiday: Monday 25 December 2017 to Friday 5 January 2018

Easter holiday: Friday 30 March 2018 to Friday 13 April 2018 (inclusive) 

School training days 

Training days for school staff, also called INSET days, are held throughout the school year.

You are advised to contact individual schools to confirm dates.