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The Vale of Glamorgan Council & LEA School Holidays and Term Dates

The Vale of Glamorgan Council School Term and Holiday Dates are sourced from the The Vale of Glamorgan LEA.


The Vale of Glamorgan Council School Term and Holiday Dates are sourced from the The Vale of Glamorgan LEA.

2016/2017 The Vale of Glamorgan 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 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 The Vale of Glamorgan 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 Tuesday July 24, 2018
Summer Holidays

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The Vale of Glamorgan is one of the council areas of Wales and is the southernmost of the Welsh council areas. The largest town is Barry. There are 45 primary schools, 10 secondary schools, one special school and three nurseries within the council area. Most of these follow the council calendar for school holiday dates though some have flexibility. The school year starts on 1st September and ends for the Christmas holidays 2016 on 16th December with the October half term break on the week of the 24th. Christmas finishes on 3rd January and the second term lasts until Easter begins on 7th April. There is a February half term week of the 20th. Easter break 2017 lasts until 24th April at which time the final summer term starts. This lasts until the summer holiday begin again on 21st July and includes the May half term from 29th May for one week.

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

Inset Days