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School term dates

Patterns of school terms and holidays for the years 2013/2014 and 2014/2015.



Term/holidayStart dateEnd date
Spring TermMonday 6 JanuaryFriday 4 April
- Half TermMonday 17 FebruaryFriday 21 February
- Easter HolidaysMonday 7 AprilMonday 21 April
Summer TermTuesday 22 AprilTuesday 22 July
- Half TermMonday 26 MayFriday 30 May
- Summer HolidaysWednesday 23 JulyFriday 29 August

Public holidays

Christmas25 and 26 December 2013
New Year1 January 2014
Easter18 and 21 April 2014
May Day5 May 2014
Spring Bank Holiday26 May 2014
Summer Bank Holiday25 August 2014



Term/holidayStart dateEnd date
Autumn TermMonday 1 SeptemberFriday 19 December
- Half TermMonday 27 OctoberFriday 31 October
- Christmas HolidaysMonday 22 DecemberFriday 2 January


Term/holidayStart dateEnd date
Spring TermMonday 5 JanuaryFriday 27 March
- Half TermMonday 16 FebruaryFriday 20 February
- Easter HolidaysMonday 30 MarchFriday 10 April
Summer TermMonday 13 AprilMonday 20 July
- Half TermMonday 25 MayFriday 29 May
- Summer HolidaysWednesday 21 JulyTBC

Public holidays

Christmas25 and 26 December 2014
New Year1 January 2015
Easter3 and 6 April 2015
May Day4 May 2015
Spring Bank Holiday25 May 2015
Summer Bank Holiday31 August 2015

The pattern of individual school terms and holidays for primary, middle and secondary schools will vary slightly from school to school, since five of the 195 days are to be used for staff development. We advise you to check the school's own website or contact them direct for confirmation. You can find an individual school's contact details on the schools database. A print friendly version of the 2013/14 school term dates (pdf, 24kb) (opens in a new window) and  2014/15 school term dates (pdf, 25kb) (opens in a new window)  are also available.

Please note all dates are inclusive and the start date for the Autumn Term 2015 is provisional and has not yet been confirmed.

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