Term dates and school holidays

Term dates and school holidays for the school years up to 2020.

The term dates from September 2016 onwards have been amended.


If you are looking for information about inset days or other arrangements you should check with the school directly. You can find their contact details on our school names and addresses web pages.

Calendar style term date documents are attached to this page.

2016/2017 academic year

Please check with your school for information about inset days.

  • 5 September 2016 to 21 October 2016 (35 days)
  • 31 October 2016 to 20 December 2016 (37 days)
  • 3 January 2017 to 10 February 2017 (29 days)
  • 20 February 2017 to 7 April 2017 (35 days)
  • 24 April 2017 to 26 May 2017 (24 days)
  • 5 June 2017 to 21 July 2017 (35 days).

Bank holidays

  • 26 and 27 December 2016
  • 2 January 2017
  • 14 April 2017 (Good Friday)
  • 17 April 2017 (Easter Monday)
  • 1 May 2017
  • 29 May 2017 (spring bank holiday)
  • 28 August 2017 (summer bank holiday).

Please note that from 2015 schools have been able to consider variations to term dates provided they meet the statutory requirements. Parents are advised to contact the relevant school for confirmation of term dates.

2017/2018 academic year

Please check with your school for information about inset days.

  • 4 September 2017 to 20 October 2017 (35 days)
  • 30 October 2017 to 19 December 2017 (37 days)
  • 2 January 2018 to 16 February 2018 (34 days)
  • 26 February 2018 to 23 March 2018 (20 days)
  • 9 April 2018 to 25 May 2018 (34 days)
  • 4 June 2018 to 20 July 2018 (35 days).

Bank holidays

  • 25 and 26 December 2017
  • 1 January 2018
  • 30 March 2018 (Good Friday)
  • 2 April 2018 (Easter Monday)
  • 7 May 2018
  • 28 May 2018 (spring Bbnk holiday)
  • 27 August 2018 (summer bank holiday).

From 2015 schools have been able to consider variations to term dates provided they meet the statutory requirements. Parents are advised to contact the relevant school for confirmation of term dates.

2018/2019 academic year

Please check with your school for information about inset days.

  • 3 September 2018 to 26 October 2018 (40 days)
  • 5 November 2018 to 21 December 2018 (35 days)
  • 7 January 2019 to 15 February 2019 (30 days)
  • 25 February 2019 to 12 April 2019 (35 days)
  • 29 April 2019 to 24 May 2019 (19 days)
  • 3 June 2019 to 22 July 2019 (36 days).

Bank holidays

  • 25 and 26 December 2018
  • 1 January 2019
  • 19 April 2019 (Good Friday)
  • 22 April 2019 (Easter Monday)
  • 6 May 2019
  • 27 May 2019 (spring bank holiday)
  • 26 August 2019 (summer bank holiday).

From 2015 schools have been able to consider variations to term dates provided they meet the statutory requirements. Parents are advised to contact the relevant school for confirmation of term dates.

2019/2020 academic year

Please check with your school for information about inset days.

  • 3 September 2019 to 25 October 2019 (39 days)
  • 4 November 2019 to 20 December 2019 (35 days)
  • 6 January 2020 to 14 February 2020 (30 days)
  • 24 February 2020 to 3 April 2020 (30 days)
  • 20 April 2020 to 22 May 2020 (24 days)
  • 1 June 2020 to 21 July 2020 (37 days).

Bank holidays

  • 25 and 26 December 2019
  • 1 January 2020
  • 10 April 2020 (Good Friday)
  • 13 April 2020 (Easter Monday)
  • 4 May 2020
  • 25 May 2020 (spring bank holiday)
  • 31 August 2020 (summer bank holiday).

From 2015 schools have been able to consider variations to term dates provided they meet the statutory requirements. Parents are advised to contact the relevant school for confirmation of term dates.

Related documents

The following documents are in Portable Document Format (PDF). You can download software to view PDF documents for free from the Adobe website (opens in a new window)

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