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Blackburn with Darwen Council & LEA School Holidays and Term Dates

Blackburn with Darwen Council School Term and Holiday Dates are sourced from the Blackburn with Darwen LEA.


Blackburn with Darwen Council School Term and Holiday Dates are sourced from the Blackburn with Darwen LEA.

2016/2017 Blackburn with Darwen 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 Tuesday December 20, 2016
Christmas Holidays
Spring Term Dates Wednesday January 4, 2017 Friday February 10, 2017
Spring Half Term
Spring Term Dates Monday February 20, 2017 Friday April 7, 2017
Easter Holidays
Summer Term Dates Monday April 24, 2017 Friday May 26, 2017
Summer Half Term
Summer Term Dates Monday June 5, 2017 Thursday July 20, 2017
Summer Holidays

2017/2018 Blackburn with Darwen Council School Holiday and Term Dates


Term / Holiday First Day Last Day
Autumn Term Dates Friday September 1, 2017 Friday October 27, 2017
Autumn Half Term
Autumn Term Dates Monday November 6, 2017 Friday December 22, 2017
Christmas Holidays
Spring Term Dates Monday January 8, 2018 Friday February 9, 2018
Spring Half Term
Spring Term Dates Monday February 19, 2018 Friday March 23, 2018
Easter Holidays
Summer Term Dates Monday April 9, 2018 Friday May 25, 2018
Summer Half Term
Summer Term Dates Monday June 4, 2018 Friday July 20, 2018
Summer Holidays

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The Blackburn with Darwen local education authority incorporates the city of Blackburn, the nearby town of Darwen and the countryside between the two, all in Lancashire. The council is responsible for a total of 83 schools including 58 primaries and 15 secondary schools. There are also four nurseries, two special schools and two colleges for further education. The council has organised the school year into three terms – autumn, spring and summer. These start from 1st September with the October half term from 21st to 31st October. The spring term starts on 4th January after the Christmas holidays 2016 and runs until 7th April with the February half term from 10th to 20th February. The last term, the summer term, runs from 24th April, after the Easter holidays 2017 and runs until 20th July when the summer holidays start. The May half term dates are from 26th May until 5th June.

The Inset Days for the Local Education Authority Schools in Blackburn with Darwen are decided by the individual schools. Blackburn with Darwen Data Source

Inset Days