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Powys Council & LEA School Holidays and Term Dates

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


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

2016/2017 Powys 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 Wednesday January 4, 2017 Friday February 17, 2017
Spring Half Term
Spring Term Dates Monday February 27, 2017 Thursday April 6, 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 Powys 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 Wednesday December 20, 2017
Christmas Holidays
Spring Term Dates Tuesday January 9, 2018 Friday February 9, 2018
Spring Half Term
Spring Term Dates Monday February 19, 2018 Friday March 23, 2018
Easter Holidays
Summer Term Dates Tuesday April 10, 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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Powys County Council is one of the administrative areas of Wales and is made up from three committees that are formed from the historic counties formerly across the area. The council is based in Llandrindod Wells and is responsible for 114 schools in total. There are 91 primary and 15 secondary schools as well as four special schools and one further education college, Coleg Powys Brecon. The calendar for school holiday dates is set by the council and starts on 1st September with the autumn term. This continues until 16th December and includes a break from 24th October for one week for October half term. The spring term starts on 4th January after Christmas and includes the February half term 20th February then ends on 7th April for Easter. The Easter break 2017 finishes on 24th April and the summer term lasts until 21st July with a break for May half term 29th May.

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

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