School term dates

1. 2017 - 2018 term dates

Terms dates may differ for voluntary aided schools and schools with Trust or Academy status, as these schools are able to set their own calendar. You will be able to get further information by contacting the individual school.

Autumn Term 2017

  • Term starts: Monday 4 September
  • Half term holiday: Monday 23 to Friday 27 October
  • Term ends: Tuesday 19 December

Spring Term 2018

  • Term starts: Wednesday 3 January
  • Half term holiday: Monday 19 to Friday 23 February
  • Term ends: Thursday 29 March

Summer Term 2018

  • Term starts: Monday 16 April
  • May Day: Monday 7 May
  • Half term holiday for primary: Monday 28 May to Friday 8 June
  • Half term holiday for secondary: Monday 28 May to Friday 1 June
  • Term ends for primary: Tuesday 31 July
  • Term ends for secondary: Tuesday 24 July

You can also view the term dates in the calendars below:

Schools also have up to 5 days per academic year for staff training. Individual schools will notify parents of when these days will be taken and children will not be in school.

You can also view the In-Service Training (INSET) days for the 2017-18 academic year below;