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Knowsley Council & LEA School Holidays and Term Dates

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


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

2016/2017 Knowsley Council School Holiday and Term Dates


Term / Holiday First Day Last Day
Autumn Term Dates Monday September 5, 2016 Friday October 21, 2016
Autumn Half Term
Autumn Term Dates Monday October 31, 2016 Wednesday December 21, 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 Friday July 21, 2017
Summer Holidays

2017/2018 Knowsley 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 Thursday December 21, 2017
Christmas Holidays
Spring Term Dates Monday January 8, 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 Wednesday July 25, 2018
Summer Holidays

Knowsley is a Metropolitan Borough Council within Merseyside, one of five councils that make up the county. There is a total of 66 schools within the council area and it sets school holiday dates for them though schools have some control over the use of Inset days. This figure is made up from 50 primary and 6 secondary schools as well as 5 special schools and the Knowsley Community College, a further education college. For the 2016-17 school year, the first autumn term starts on 5th September and lasts until 21st December with the October half term from 24th to 28th of the month. The Christmas holidays 2016 last until 3rd January at which point it is then the spring term. Spring lasts until Easter on 31st March with a break from 13th to 17th February. After the Easter break 2017, the summer term runs from 18th April until 21st July with half term 29th May until 2nd June.

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

Inset Days