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Term Dates

The term dates for voluntary aided schools and academies are set by their governing bodies. However, these schools have been asked to consider setting the same or similar dates to those agreed for community schools.

Autumn Term 2017

First day of term: Inset Day- School Closed for Children : Monday 4th September 2017

Second day of term: Inset Day- School Closed for Children : Monday 5th September 2017

Reception to Y6 Children Return: Wednesday 6th September 2017

Nursery Children start: 11th September 2017

Half term: Monday 23 October 2017 to Friday 27 October 2017

Last day of term: Thursday 21 December 2017

Spring Term 2018

First day of term: Inset Day- School Closed for Children: Wednesday 3 January 2018

Children Return: Thursday 4th January 2018

Half term: Monday 12 February 2018 to Friday 16 February 2018

Last day of term: Thursday, 29 March 2018

Summer Term 2018

First day if Term: Monday, 16 April 2018

Half term: Monday 28 May 2017 to Friday 1 June 2018

Last day of term: Friday 20th July 2018

The above sets out dates for 195 days. Pupils are to be released for a further four days for the purpose of teachers’ staff development (INSET).

Academies, free schools and voluntary-aided schools are able to set their own dates but have been asked to set the same or similar dates in the interest of parents who may have children at different schools.