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South Gloucestershire Council & LEA School Holidays and Term Dates

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


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

2016/2017 South Gloucestershire 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 South Gloucestershire 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 Monday December 18, 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 23, 2018
Easter Holidays
Summer Term Dates Monday April 9, 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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South Gloucestershire Council is the local authority for the southern part of the county of Gloucestershire and is a non-metropolitan council. It is in charge of school holiday dates and other matters for a total of 128 schools including 97 primary and 20 secondary schools as well as five special schools. The school year set by the council starts after the summer holidays on 1st September and the first term lasts until the start of the Christmas holidays 2016 on 16th December with a break for October half term from 21st October. After Christmas, the second term starts on 3rd January and this one lasts until the start of the Easter break 2017 on 7th April. The February half term breaks up this period, running from 10th until 20th February. The final term starts after Easter on 24th April and continues until the summer on 21st July with a break for the May half term from 26th May.

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

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