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York Council & LEA School Holidays and Term Dates

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


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

2016/2017 York 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 Wednesday July 26, 2017
Summer Holidays

2017/2018 York 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 9, 2018
Spring Half Term
Spring Term Dates Monday February 19, 2018 Friday March 23, 2018
Easter Holidays
Summer Term Dates Monday April 9, 2018 Friday May 25, 2018
Summer Half Term
Summer Term Dates Monday June 4, 2018 Monday July 23, 2018
Summer Holidays

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City of York Council is the authority for the city of York in North Yorkshire and is the body responsible for matters such as school holiday dates and half term dates for the 75 schools within the area. These include 54 primary and 13 secondary schools as well as 1 nursery, 2 special schools, 3 further education colleges and one university, the University of York. All but the last two groups follow largely the council calendar. This calendar starts for the autumn term on 5th September and includes October half term from 24-28th before finishing for Christmas on 16th December. The second term starts after Christmas holidays 2016 on 4th January and lasts until the start of Easter on 7th April with a break for February half term 20-24th. Finally, the third term starts after Easter on 24th April and finishes for summer on 26th July with a break for May half term from 29th May to June 2nd.

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

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