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Bury Council & LEA School Holidays and Term Dates

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


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

2016/2017 Bury 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 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 Friday July 21, 2017
Summer Holidays

2017/2018 Bury 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 Tuesday January 2, 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 Friday July 20, 2018
Summer Holidays

The Bury Metropolitan Borough Council is responsible for the schools within the Bury area and is one of the ten district councils in Greater Manchester. The council sets school holiday dates but individual schools do have some autonomy to change these slightly. For the coming year, the council has established the term starts on 1st September and runs until 23rd December with the October half term from 24th-28th. The spring term resumes after the Christmas holidays 2016 and runs from 9th January to 31st March with the February half term from 20th-24th. The final spring term runs from 18th April until 21st July with the half term from 29th May to 2nd June. This applies to 64 primary schools and 16 secondary schools as well as one nursery and three special schools. There are two further education colleges, Bury College and Holy Cross College, who set their own term dates.

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

Inset Days