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

Spring Term 2018

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

Summer Term 2018

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