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West Berkshire Council & LEA School Holidays and Term Dates

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


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

2016/2017 West Berkshire 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 Wednesday January 4, 2017 Friday February 10, 2017
Spring Half Term
Spring Term Dates Monday February 20, 2017 Friday April 7, 2017
Easter Holidays
Summer Term Dates Tuesday April 25, 2017 Friday May 26, 2017
Summer Half Term
Summer Term Dates Monday June 5, 2017 Friday July 21, 2017
Summer Holidays

2017/2018 West Berkshire Council School Holiday and Term Dates


Term / Holiday First Day Last Day
Autumn Term Dates Wednesday September 6, 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 Tuesday April 17, 2018 Friday May 25, 2018
Summer Half Term
Summer Term Dates Monday June 4, 2018 Friday July 20, 2018
Summer Holidays

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West Berkshire Council is the body responsible for schools and other matters for the western part of Berkshire. It is based in the Council Offices in Newbury and is responsible for a total of 99 schools. Within this number are 71 primary and 16 secondary schools, 2 nurseries and four special schools as well as one further education college, Newbury College. Some schools and the college can set their own school holiday dates within the council calendar. This begins on September 5th and the first term includes the October half term from 21st to 31st October then finishes at Christmas on the 16th December. After the Christmas holidays 2016, the next term continues until Easter starts on 7th April apart from a break for February half term from 13th – 17th. The final term lasts from the end of Easter on 25th April until the summer holidays on 21st July with a break for May half term from 29th May for one week.

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

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