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School term and holiday dates

Recommended school term and holiday dates for community, voluntary controlled and community special schools are set out below. These dates do not apply to Academies or voluntary aided and free schools. You should always check with your child's school before making holiday commitments.

School term and holiday dates for 2015 - 2016

TermDatesDays
Autumn term 2015Thursday 3 September - Friday 23 October37
 Half term Monday 26 October - Friday 30 October 
 Monday 2 November - Friday 18 December35
Spring term 2016Monday 4 January - Friday 12 February30
 Half term Monday 15 February - Friday 19 February 
 Monday 22 February - Thursday 24 March (Good Friday 25 March, Easter Monday 28 March)24
Summer term 2016Monday 11 April - Friday 27 May (May Day 2 May)34
 Half term Monday 30 May - Friday 3 June (Bank holiday 30 May) 
 Monday 6 June - Friday 22 July35

School term and holiday dates for 2016 - 2017

TermDatesDays
Autumn term 2016Monday 5 September - Friday 21 October35
 Half term Monday 24 October - Friday 28 October 
 Monday 31 October- Wednesday 21 December38
Spring term 2017Tuesday 3 January - Friday 10 February29
 Half term Monday 13 February - Friday 17 February 
 Monday 20 February - Friday 31 March  (Good Friday 14 April, Easter Monday 17 April)      30
Summer term 2017Tuesday 18 April - Friday 26 May (excl public holiday 1 May)28
 Half term Monday 29 May - Friday 2 June (Bank holiday 29 May) 
 Monday 5 June - Friday 21 July35