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Herefordshire Council & LEA School Holidays and Term Dates

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


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

2016/2017 Herefordshire Council School Holiday and Term Dates


Term / Holiday First Day Last Day
Autumn Term Dates Wednesday September 7, 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 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 Herefordshire Council School Holiday and Term Dates


Term / Holiday First Day Last Day
Autumn Term Dates Tuesday September 5, 2017 Friday October 20, 2017
Autumn Half Term
Autumn Term Dates Monday October 30, 2017 Friday December 15, 2017
Christmas Holidays
Spring Term Dates Wednesday January 3, 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

Schools within Herefordshire are overseen by the Herefordshire Council which was formed in 1998 from the split of Hereford and Worcester and is based in Shirehall in Hereford. The total number of schools within the council area number 112 and are made up from 82 primary schools, 18 secondary schools and 7 special schools. There are also two further education colleges within the county. For the school holiday dates, the council has started the autumn term on 7th September until 16th December with the October half term on 24th – 28th of the month. Christmas holidays run until 4th January and the spring term runs until the Easter break 2017 starts 7th April with the February half term 13th – 17th of the month. The final summer term starts after Easter on 24th April until the summer holidays begins on 21st July with the half term from 29th May to 2nd June.

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

Inset Days