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Tower Hamlets Council & LEA School Holidays and Term Dates

Tower Hamlets Council School Term and Holiday Dates are sourced from the Tower Hamlets LEA.


Tower Hamlets Council School Term and Holiday Dates are sourced from the Tower Hamlets LEA.

2016/2017 Tower Hamlets Council School Holiday and Term Dates


Term / Holiday First Day Last Day
Autumn Term Dates Thursday September 1, 2016 Friday October 21, 2016
Autumn Half Term
Autumn Term Dates Monday October 31, 2016 Friday December 16, 2016
Christmas Holidays
Spring Term Dates Tuesday January 3, 2017 Friday February 10, 2017
Spring Half Term
Spring Term Dates Monday February 20, 2017 Friday March 31, 2017
Easter Holidays
Summer Term Dates Tuesday April 18, 2017 Friday May 26, 2017
Summer Half Term
Summer Term Dates Monday June 5, 2017 Wednesday July 26, 2017
Summer Holidays

2017/2018 Tower Hamlets Council School Holiday and Term Dates


Term / Holiday First Day Last Day
Autumn Term Dates Monday September 4, 2017 Friday October 20, 2017
Autumn Half Term
Autumn Term Dates Monday October 30, 2017 Wednesday December 20, 2017
Christmas Holidays
Spring Term Dates Wednesday January 3, 2018 Friday February 9, 2018
Spring Half Term
Spring Term Dates Monday February 19, 2018 Thursday March 29, 2018
Easter Holidays
Summer Term Dates Monday April 16, 2018 Friday May 25, 2018
Summer Half Term
Summer Term Dates Monday June 4, 2018 Tuesday July 24, 2018
Summer Holidays

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Tower Hamlets London Borough Council is one of the divisions of London and is the authority responsible for setting school holiday dates and other matters for the schools within the area. There are some 130 schools in total including 84 primary and 25 secondary schools, 6 nurseries, 6 special schools, two further education colleges and one university, the Queen Mary University of London. Most of these follow the school holiday dates set by the council though the university is usually different. School starts on 1st September and the first autumn term lasts until 16th December when the Christmas holidays 2016 start. It contains the October half term week from the 24th. After Christmas, the spring term begins on 3rd January and lasts until Easter starts on 31st March with the break for February half term from 13th-17th. Last term is summer, starting on 18th April and finishes for the summer break on 26th July with the May half term week of the 29th.

The Inset Days for the Local Education Authority Schools in Tower Hamlets are decided by the individual schools. Tower Hamlets Data Source

Inset Days