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Merthyr Tydfil Council & LEA School Holidays and Term Dates

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


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

2016/2017 Merthyr Tydfil 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 17, 2017
Spring Half Term
Spring Term Dates Monday February 27, 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 Merthyr Tydfil Council School Holiday and Term Dates


Term / Holiday First Day Last Day
Autumn Term Dates Monday September 4, 2017 Friday October 27, 2017
Autumn Half Term
Autumn Term Dates Monday November 6, 2017 Friday December 22, 2017
Christmas Holidays
Spring Term Dates Monday January 8, 2018 Friday February 16, 2018
Spring Half Term
Spring Term Dates Monday February 26, 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 Friday July 20, 2018
Summer Holidays

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Merthyr Tydfil County Borough is the council authority that oversees schools and other services across the area and is one of the 22 unitary authorities of Wales. It consists of the town of Merthyr Tydfil and surrounding areas. There are 25 primary schools and four secondary schools in the area as well as three nurseries, 1 special school and 1 further education college, the latter of which can set its own school holiday dates. The academic year begins on 1st September and the first, autumn term runs until 16th December with the October half term 24th – 28th of the month. The Christmas holidays last from 16th December to 3rd January and then the second, spring term lasts until the Easter break 2017 begins on 7th April. It includes a break for the February half term from 20th – 24th. The final summer term starts on 24th April and includes the May half term 29th May to 2nd June, finishing on 21st July.

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

Inset Days