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Kent Council & LEA School Holidays and Term Dates

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


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

2016/2017 Kent 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 Kent 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 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 Tuesday July 24, 2018
Summer Holidays

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The Kent County Council is responsible for the schools within the county of Kent and is one of the larger councils in the country. It oversees a total of 720 schools including 490 primary and 131 secondary schools as well as three nurseries, 45 special schools, 8 further education colleges and two universities, Canterbury Christ Church University and the University of Kent. For the academic year 2016-17 the council have established that the year should start on 5th September and have the October half term from 24th to 28th of the month then finish for Christmas on 21st December. After the Christmas holidays 2016, the spring term starts on 3rd January until the February half term 13th to 17th then to the start of the Easter holidays 3rd April. The final term is the summer one which starts after Easter on 18th April until 21st July and includes a break from 29th May to June 2nd.

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

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