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Brighton and Hove Council & LEA School Holidays and Term Dates

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


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

2016/2017 Brighton and Hove 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 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 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 Tuesday July 25, 2017
Summer Holidays

2017/2018 Brighton and Hove Council School Holiday and Term Dates


Term / Holiday First Day Last Day
Autumn Term Dates Monday September 4, 2017 Friday October 13, 2017
Autumn Half Term
Autumn Term Dates Monday October 30, 2017 Friday December 15, 2017
Christmas Holidays
Spring Term Dates Tuesday January 2, 2018 Friday February 9, 2018
Spring Half Term
Spring Term Dates Monday February 19, 2018 Thursday March 29, 2018
Easter Holidays
Summer Term Dates Thursday April 12, 2018 Friday May 25, 2018
Summer Half Term
Summer Term Dates Monday June 4, 2018 Tuesday July 24, 2018
Summer Holidays

Brighton and Hove City Council is the local authority responsible for the schools within the city of Brighton as well as the Hove area. There is a total of 98 schools in the council area which includes 64 primary schools, 16 secondary schools and two nurseries. There are also eight special schools and three further education colleges. The University of Brighton is also within the area but responsible for its own school dates. The council have announced that from next year, the autumn half term will be longer than previously, though for the October half term 2016, it will remain from 24th to 28th October. Other half term dates include the February half term from 13th to 17th February and the May half term running from 29th May to 2nd June. The school year started on 6th September and ends on 25th July 2017 when the summer holidays begin.

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

Inset Days