Term Dates

Term dates and Key Dates

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    Start Date

    End Date

    Autumn Term

    Thursday 1st September

    Friday 16th December

    Half Term

    Monday 24th October

    Friday 28th October

    Christmas Holiday

    Monday 19th December

    Monday 2nd January



    Start Date

    End Date

    Spring Term

    Tuesday 3rd January

    Friday 7th April

    Half Term

    Monday 13th February

    Friday 17th February

    Easter Holiday

    Monday 10th April

    Friday 21st April

    Summer Term

    Monday 24th April

    Friday 21st July

    Half Term

    Monday 29th May

    Friday 2nd June

    Public Holidays


    Holiday Date


    26th & 27th December 2016

    New Year

    2nd January 2017


    14th & 17th April 2017

    May Day

    1st May 2016

    Spring Bank Holiday

    29th May 2016

    Summer Bank Holiday

    28th August 2016

    Inset Days
    Thursday 1st September 2016
    Monday 3rd October 2016
    Friday 27th January 2017
    Monday 26th June 2017
    Friday 21st July 2017

    Owned by: THN | Last Published: 24/11/2016 08:15:48 | Next Update: August 2016

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Term Dates


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Brilliant Club

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