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Bournemouth Council & LEA School Holidays and Term Dates

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


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

2016/2017 Bournemouth 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 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 Friday July 21, 2017
Summer Holidays

2017/2018 Bournemouth 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 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 Friday March 30, 2018
Easter Holidays
Summer Term Dates Monday April 16, 2018 Friday May 25, 2018
Summer Half Term
Summer Term Dates Monday June 4, 2018 Wednesday July 25, 2018
Summer Holidays

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Bournemouth Borough Council is the local authority that is responsible for the overseeing of the schools within the area. The school dictate the term dates as well as the school holiday dates for the schools within their area apart from the five staff training days, that schools have some flexibility about their use. For the coming year, the council have set that the autumn term runs from 1st September until 16th December with the October half term from 24th-28th October. The Christmas holidays 2016 finish on 2nd January and the spring term runs until 7th April with the February half term from 13th-17th. The summer term runs from 24th April until 21st July and there is the May half term from 29th May until 2nd June. These dates apply to 31 primary schools, 14 secondary schools and two special schools that fall within the council area and the city boundaries.

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

Inset Days