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North Yorkshire Council & LEA School Holidays and Term Dates

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


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

2016/2017 North Yorkshire 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 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 Tuesday July 25, 2017
Summer Holidays

2017/2018 North Yorkshire Council School Holiday and Term Dates


Term / Holiday First Day Last Day
Autumn Term Dates Monday September 4, 2017 Friday October 20, 2017
Autumn Half Term
Autumn Term Dates Monday October 30, 2017 Friday December 22, 2017
Christmas Holidays
Spring Term Dates Monday January 8, 2018 Friday February 9, 2018
Spring Half Term
Spring Term Dates Monday February 19, 2018 Friday March 30, 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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North Yorkshire County Council is responsible for the non-metropolitan areas of North Yorkshire and is separated into seven districts including Richmondshire and the Boroughs of Scarborough and of Harrogate. It is responsible for a total of 419 schools of which 333 are primary schools and 56 are secondary schools. There are also three nurseries, 13 special schools and four further education colleges. These and any academies have some control over setting school holiday dates but most follow the council lead. Their calendar starts 5th September until 16th December with the October half term from 21st to 28th of the month. After the Christmas break 2016, the term resumes on 4th January until 7th April with a break for half term from 20th to 24th February. Easter runs until 24th April and the last term continues until the summer holidays start on 25th July with a break for May half term from 29th May until 2nd June, also a break on 1st May for one day.

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

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