UK School Holidays and Term dates 2016-2017







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Providing dates for English, Welsh and Scottish schools. You can view term dates and holiday dates, print and share direct from the site, add plugins to your school website to countdown to the school holidays!

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We save time for schools who can simply add INSET and occasional days to their calendar for parents and other stakeholders to view. Our website plugins allow you to embed your calendar and countdown widgets onto your school website.

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London

Barking and Dagenham School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Barnet School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Bexley School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Brent School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Bromley School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Camden School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
City of London School Holidays 2015-2016
Croydon School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Ealing School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Enfield School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Greenwich School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Hackney School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Hammersmith and Fulham School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Haringey School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Harrow School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Havering School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Hillingdon School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Hounslow School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Islington School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Kensington and Chelsea School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Kingston upon Thames School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Lambeth School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Lewisham School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Merton School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Newham School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Redbridge School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Richmond upon Thames School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Southwark School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Sutton School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Tower Hamlets School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Waltham Forest School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Wandsworth School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Westminster School Holidays 2015-2016-2017

North West

Blackburn with Darwen School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Blackpool School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Bolton School Holidays 2015-2016
Bury School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Cheshire East School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Cheshire West School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Cumbria School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Halton School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Knowsley School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Lancashire School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Liverpool School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Manchester School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Oldham School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Rochdale School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Salford School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Sefton School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
St. Helens School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Stockport School Holidays 2015-2016
Tameside School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Trafford School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Warrington School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Wigan School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Wirral School Holidays 2015-2016-2017

Scotland

Aberdeen School Holidays 2016-2017
Aberdeenshire School Holidays 2016-2017
Angus School Holidays 2016-2017
Argyll and Bute School Holidays 2016-2017
Clackmannanshire School Holidays 2016-2017
Dumfries and Galloway School Holidays 2016-2017
Dundee School Holidays 2016-2017
East Ayrshire School Holidays 2016-2017
East Dunbartonshire School Holidays 2016-2017
East Lothian School Holidays 2016-2017
East Renfrewshire School Holidays 2016-2017
Edinburgh School Holidays 2016-2017
Eilean Siar (Western Isles) School Holidays 2016-2017
Falkirk School Holidays 2016-2017
Fife School Holidays 2016-2017
Glasgow School Holidays 2016-2017
Highland School Holidays 2016-2017
Inverclyde School Holidays 2016-2017
Midlothian School Holidays 2016-2017
Moray School Holidays 2016-2017
North Ayrshire School Holidays 2016-2017
North Lanarkshire School Holidays 2016-2017
Orkney Islands School Holidays 2016-2017
Perth and Kinross School Holidays 2016-2017
Renfrewshire School Holidays 2016-2017
Scottish Borders School Holidays 2016-2017
Shetland Islands School Holidays 2016-2017
South Ayrshire School Holidays 2016-2017
South Lanarkshire School Holidays 2016-2017
Stirling School Holidays 2016-2017
West Dunbartonshire School Holidays 2016-2017
West Lothian School Holidays 2016-2017

South East

Bracknell Forest School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Brighton and Hove School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Bucks School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
East Sussex School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Essex School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Hampshire School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Hastings School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Isle of Wight School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Kent School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Medway School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Milton Keynes School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Oxfordshire School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Portsmouth School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Reading School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Slough School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Southampton School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Surrey School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
West Berkshire School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
West Sussex School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Windsor and Maidenhead School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Wokingham School Holidays 2015-2016-2017

Wales

Blaenau Gwent School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Bridgend School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Caerphilly School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Cardiff School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Carmarthenshire School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Ceredigion School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Conwy School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Denbighshire School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Flintshire School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Gwynedd School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Isle of Anglesey School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Merthyr Tydfil School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Monmouthshire School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Neath Port Talbot School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Newport School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Pembrokeshire School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Powys School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Rhondda Cynon Taff School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Swansea School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Torfaen School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Vale of Glamorgan School Holidays 2015-2016-2017
Wrexham School Holidays 2015-2016-2017




Information about holidays in the United Kingdom

The school year in the UK is generally split into three terms, each with a half-term holiday break and an end of term holiday, meaning there are six holidays per year.

Term 1 - Autumn Term

The first term, known as the Autumn term, starts at the beginning of September in England and Wales. In Scotland school normally begins towards the end of August. A one-week holiday, Autumn half-term, is taken in the last week or two of October (at some schools this can be a two week holiday). The school term then resumes until the Christmas holidays, which are taken from approximately the 20th December and are normally two weeks in length.

Term 2 - Spring Term

The second term, Spring term, begins in the New Year, usually around the 5th January. The half-term break for the Spring term is usually in mid-February, but can vary each year. In Scotland, there is normally no February half-term break.

The holiday at the end of the Spring Term is centred around the Easter Holiday. This means that the date of holidays varies each year depending when Easter takes place. In simple terms, the Easter holiday falls on the first full moon after the Spring Equinox, which means the break can vary from 22nd March to 25th April. The holidays taken by schools is normally two weeks, with the first week of holiday ending on Good Friday and the second week beginning with Easter Monday.

Term 3 - Summer Term

The summer term in the UK begins after Easter. The Summer half-term break is normally towards the end of May, for one week. In Scotland, there is no half-term break and the summer holiday begins at the end of June and runs for seven or eight weeks. In England and Wales, the summer holiday usually begins in the middle of July and last for six weeks.