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Cornwall Council & LEA School Holidays and Term Dates

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


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

2016/2017 Cornwall 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 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 Wednesday July 26, 2017
Summer Holidays

2017/2018 Cornwall 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

Cornwall Council is the body responsible for the schools and setting school holiday dates for the whole of the county, excluding the Isles of Scilly, which has its own council. The council is based in Truro and is responsible for a total of 306 schools. This breaks down into 241 primary schools, 36 secondary schools, 2 nurseries and 5 special schools. There are also eleven further education colleges within the area including Truro College and Cornwall College, though these can set their own holiday dates. For the schools, the year begins on 3rd September and runs for 72 days with the October half term from 26th to 30th October. The Christmas holidays 2016 run until 4th January and the spring term lasts until 24th March. In this term there is the half term holiday in February from 15th to 19th of the month. The summer term runs 11th April until 22nd July and include half term from 30th May to 3rd June.

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

Inset Days