School term dates

School term dates and holidays by school year:

These are the recommended term dates we have set for schools in our area, although some schools and academies may choose to adopt different dates.

Regionally agreed principles for setting term dates have been set by 25 different Local Authorities in Yorkshire and the North East in order to minimise differences for those families that live, work or go to school in more than one Local Authority area.

Starting from these principles, we work with neighbouring local authorities to set dates that have the least differences with our immediate neighbours, North Yorkshire County Council and East Riding of Yorkshire Council. Other Local Authorities may have other considerations and needs that are reflected in different term dates.

The school year always starts on the first Monday in September and is 39 weeks long, leading to 195 school days.

Temporary school closures

For information on unplanned school closures, such as in cases of bad weather, see school closures.

Schools will be closed to pupils for 5 school training days each year - each school determines when these will take place.

Contact individual schools to find out more.

2017/2018 term dates

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Autumn term 2017 From To
First half of term Monday 4 September Friday 27 October
Half-term holiday Monday 30 October Friday 3 November
Second half of term Monday 6 November Friday 22 December
Spring term 2018 From To
First half of term Monday 8 January Friday 9 February
Half-term holiday Monday 12 February Friday 16 February
Second half of term Monday 19 February Friday 23 March
Summer term 2018 From To
First half of term Monday 9 April Friday 25 May
Half-term holiday Monday 28 May Friday 1 June
Second half of term Monday 4 June Monday 23 July

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2018/2019 term dates

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Autumn term 2018 From To
First half of term Monday 3 September Friday 26 October
Half-term holiday Monday 29 October Friday 2 November
Second half of term Monday 5 November Friday 21 December
Spring term 2019 From To
First half of term Monday 7 January Friday 22 February
Half-term holiday Monday 25 February Friday 1 March
Second half of term Monday 4 March Friday 12 April
Summer term 2019 From To
First half of term Monday 29 April Friday 24 May
Half-term holiday Monday 27 May Friday 31 May
Second half of term Monday 3 June Monday 22 July

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2019/2020 term dates

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Autumn term 2019 From To
First half of term Monday 2 September Friday 25 October
Half-term holiday Monday 28 October Friday 1 November
Second half of term Monday 4 November Friday 20 December
Spring term 2020 From To
First half of term Monday 6 January Friday 14 February
Half-term holiday Monday 17 February Friday 21 February
Second half of term Monday 24 February Friday 3 April
Summer term 2020 From To
First half of term Monday 20 April Friday 22 May
Half-term holiday Monday 25 May Friday 29 May
Second half of term Monday 1 June Monday 20 July

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