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Hampshire Council & LEA School Holidays and Term Dates

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


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

2016/2017 Hampshire 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 17, 2017
Spring Half Term
Spring Term Dates Monday February 27, 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 Hampshire 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 Thursday January 4, 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 Monday July 23, 2018
Summer Holidays

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Hampshire County Council is the body that organises school holiday dates and other matters for the 623 schools in the county. The council meets in Winchester and sets term and half term dates for 450 primary and 96 secondary schools as well as 9 nurseries, 35 special schools and 14 further education colleges. The University of Winchester is within the council area but can set its own holiday dates. The council has set the start of the academic year on 5th September and runs until the Christmas holidays 2016 on 16th December. There is the October half term from 22nd to 30th of the month. The Christmas holidays finish 2nd January and the spring term runs until 8th April with the February half term 18th to 26th. The Easter break 2017 lasts from 8th to 23rd April then the final summer term lasts until 25th July with the May half term 27th May to 4th June.

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

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