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Wiltshire Council & LEA School Holidays and Term Dates

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


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

2016/2017 Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire Council School Holiday and Term Dates


Term / Holiday First Day Last Day
Autumn Term Dates Friday September 1, 2017 Wednesday October 18, 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 Wednesday July 25, 2018
Summer Holidays

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Wiltshire Council is the unitary authority for the county of Wiltshire and is based in County Hall, Trowbridge. The council is responsible for 278 schools for which it sets school holiday dates and other matters. This figure includes 215 primary and 44 secondary schools, one nursery and 10 special schools. Most of the schools follow the council term dates which starts with the autumn term on 1st September. The autumn term lasts until Christmas on 19th December with a pause for October half term from 24th – 28th. Christmas finishes on 3rd January and the spring term runs until the Easter break 2017 starts on 7th April with the February half term from 13th – 17th of the month. Easter finishes on 24th April and the final summer term lasts until the start of the summer holidays on 24th July with a break for the May half term holiday from 29th May until 2nd June.

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

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