School Term Dates

Calendar

The following term dates only apply to community, voluntary controlled and special schools. Academies, foundation and voluntary aided schools are responsible for setting their own term dates and you should contact them directly for details.

2017/2018

  Autumn 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018
School re-opens Mon 4th Sep Mon 8th Jan Mon 16th Apr
School closes: May Day n/a n/a Mon 7th May
School closes: half-term Fri 27th Oct Fri 16th Feb Fri 25th May
School re-opens Mon 6th Nov Mon 26th Feb Mon 4th Jun
School closes: end of term Fri 22nd Dec Thu 29th Mar Tue 24th Jul
Number of days 75 54 66

Total number of days: 195

2018/2019

  Autumn 2018 Spring 2019 Summer 2019
School re-opens Mon 3rd Sep Mon 7th Jan Mon 29th Apr
School closes: May Day n/a n/a Mon 6th May
School closes: half term Fri 26th Oct Fri 15th Feb Fri 24th May
School re-opens Mon 5th Nov Mon 25th Feb Mon 3rd Jun
School closes: end of term Fri 21st Dec Fri 12th Apr Mon 22nd Jul
Number of days 75 65 55

Total number of days: 195

Important note

Of the 195 days, five are to be pupil occasional holidays:

  • one of these must be polling day, if schools are closed for election purposes;
  • two of the five days may be disaggregated.

For more about this, please see: Holidays: term-time arrangements or contact the school directly: Search for schools .

 

Dates to remember

2018

  • Good Friday: Fri 30th Mar;
  • Polling Day: Thu 3rd May;
  • May Day: Mon 7th May.

2019

  • Good Friday: Fri 19th Apr;
  • Polling Day: Thu 2nd May;
  • May Day: Mon 6th May.