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Cheshire West and Chester Council & LEA School Holidays and Term Dates

Cheshire West and Chester Council School Term and Holiday Dates are sourced from the Cheshire West and Chester LEA.


Cheshire West and Chester Council School Term and Holiday Dates are sourced from the Cheshire West and Chester LEA.

2016/2017 Cheshire West and Chester Council School Holiday and Term Dates


Term / Holiday First Day Last Day
Autumn Term Dates Monday September 5, 2016 Friday October 28, 2016
Autumn Half Term
Autumn Term Dates Monday November 7, 2016 Friday December 23, 2016
Christmas Holidays
Spring Term Dates Monday January 9, 2017 Friday February 17, 2017
Spring Half Term
Spring Term Dates Monday February 27, 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 Tuesday July 25, 2017
Summer Holidays

2017/2018 Cheshire West and Chester Council School Holiday and Term Dates


Term / Holiday First Day Last Day
Autumn Term Dates Monday September 4, 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 16, 2018
Spring Half Term
Spring Term Dates Monday February 26, 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

Cheshire West and Chester is the unitary authority that covers both the city of Chester and the west portion of the county of Cheshire. It is based in Chester and has been in existence since 2009. The council is responsible for setting the school holidays 2017 though some academies and free schools have control over their own term dates. The schools’ year begins 5th September with the October half term from 31st October 4 November and the Christmas holidays 2016 started on 23rd December. The spring term starts 9th January with the February half term from 20th to 24th and the end of term on 31st March. Easter holidays 2017 run until 18th April with the May half term 2017 from 29th May until 2nd June and the term ending on 25th July. This applies to 132 primary schools, 25 secondary schools, 2 nurseries, 4 specialist schools and two further education colleges.

The Inset Days for the Local Education Authority Schools in Cheshire West and Chester are decided by the individual schools. Cheshire West and Chester Data Source

Inset Days