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Torbay Council & LEA School Holidays and Term Dates

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


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

2016/2017 Torbay 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 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 Monday July 24, 2017
Summer Holidays

2017/2018 Torbay 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 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 Wednesday July 25, 2018
Summer Holidays

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Torbay Council is the local council authority for the area of Torbay in Devon. It is a unitary authority and has control over the school holiday dates as well as other matters for the 47 schools within the area. Of this number, 32 are primary schools and another 11 are secondary schools. There are also three special schools and one further education college, though these do have some ability to set their own half term dates. For the coming year, the council has established an academic year that starts on 1st September and the first term ends for Christmas on 19th December. There is a break during the term for the October half term week, 24th-28th. After the Christmas Holidays 2016, the second term starts on 3rd January and runs until Easter starts on 3rd April with a break for the February half term 13th-17th. The final term runs from 18th April until 24th July with a break in May for a week from the 29th.

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

Inset Days