School term and holiday dates

Find term and holiday dates for schools in Suffolk; including when half term is, as well as future and past school term dates.

Autumn term begins on Monday 4 September 2017.

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School term and holiday dates: 2017-18

Autumn term

Starts Monday 4 September 2017
Half term Monday 23 October 2017 to Friday 27 October 2017
Ends Tuesday 19 December 2017
Christmas holiday Wednesday 20 December 2017 to Tuesday 2 January 2018

 

Spring term 

Starts Wednesday 3 January 2018
Half term Monday 12 February 2018 to Friday 16 February 2018
Ends Thursday 29 March 2018
Spring (Easter) holiday Friday 30 March 2018 to Friday 13 April 2018

 

Summer term

Starts Monday 16 April 2018
Half term Monday 28 May 2018 to Friday 1 June 2018
Ends Tuesday 24 July 2018
Summer holiday Wednesday 25 July 2018 to Tuesday 4 September 2018

Non-pupil days or 'PD' days

Monday 4 September 2017 and Wednesday 3 January 2018 are recommended PD days.

All schools set 5 teacher training days called Professional Development (PD) days. 2 of these PD days are recommended by Suffolk County Council at the start of the Autumn (September, 1 day) and Spring (January, 1 day) terms.

The remaining 3 PD days are set by the schools in agreement with other schools in their pyramid.

Contact your school for details of the extra dates.

Academies and Free Schools can set their own term dates.

School term and holiday dates: 2018-19

Autumn term

Starts Wednesday 5 September 2018
Half term Monday 22 October 2018 to Friday 26 October 2018
Ends Wednesday 19 December 2018
Christmas holiday Thursday 20 December 2018 to Tuesday 1 January 2019

 

Spring term 

Starts Wednesday 2 January 2019
Half term Monday 18 February 2019 to Friday 22 February 2019
Ends Friday 5 April 2019
Spring (Easter) holiday Monday 8 April 2019 to Monday 22 April 2019 (includes Bank Holidays)

 

Summer term

Starts Tuesday 23 April 2019
Half term Monday 27 May 2019 (May Bank Holiday) to Friday 31 May 2019
Ends Wednesday 24 July 2019
Summer holiday To be confirmed

Non-pupil days or 'PD' days

Wednesday 5 September 2018 and Wednesday 2 January 2019 are recommended PD days.

All schools set 5 teacher training days called Professional Development (PD) days. 2 of these PD days are recommended by Suffolk County Council at the start of the Autumn (September, 1 day) and Spring (January, 1 day) terms.

The remaining 3 PD days are set by the schools in agreement with other schools in their pyramid.

Contact your school for details of the extra dates.

Academies and Free Schools can set their own term dates.

School term and holiday dates: 2019-20

Autumn term

Starts To be confirmed
Half term To be confirmed
Ends To be confirmed
Christmas holiday To be confirmed

 

Spring term 

Starts To be confirmed
Half term To be confirmed
Ends To be confirmed
Christmas holiday To be confirmed

 

Summer term

Starts To be confirmed
Half term To be confirmed
Ends To be confirmed
Christmas holiday To be confirmed

Non-pupil days or 'PD' days

The recommended PD days haven't been confirmed.

All schools set 5 teacher training days called Professional Development (PD) days. 2 of these PD days are recommended by Suffolk County Council at the start of the Autumn (September, 1 day) and Spring (January, 1 day) terms.

The remaining 3 PD days are set by the schools in agreement with other schools in their pyramid.

Contact your school for details of the extra dates.

Academies and Free Schools can set their own term dates.

School term and holiday dates: 2016-17

Autumn term

Starts Thursday 1 September 2016
Half term Monday 24 October 2016 to Friday 28 October 2016
Ends Tuesday 20 December 2016
Christmas holiday Wednesday 21 December 2016 to Tuesday 3 January 2017

 

Spring term 

Starts Wednesday 4 January 2017
Half term Monday 13 February 2017 to Friday 17 February 2017
Ends Friday 31 March 2017
Spring (Easter) holiday Monday 3 April 2017 to Monday 17 April 2017

 

Summer term

Starts  Tuesday 18 April 2017 
Half term  Monday 29 May 2017 to Friday 2 June 2017
Ends  Friday 21 July 2017
Summer holiday  Monday 24 July 2017 to Friday 1 September 2017

Please note: Most schools in Suffolk follow these dates. You can check with your child's school to confirm. 

Non-pupil days or 'PD' days

Thursday 1 September 2016 and Wednesday 4 January 2017 are recommended PD days.

All schools set 5 teacher training days called Professional Development (PD) days. 2 of these PD days are recommended by Suffolk County Council at the start of the Autumn (September, 1 day) and Spring (January, 1 day) terms.

The remaining 3 PD days are set by the schools in agreement with other schools in their pyramid.

Contact your school for details of the extra dates.

Academies and Free Schools can set their own term dates. At this time, the county council has not been made aware of any changes to the above dates by these schools.

Download a calendar to your email account

You can download this calendar to your personal email account, to track term dates against your own commitments. 

Print a school term dates calendar

You can also print a school term dates calendar for your own personal use.

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