School term and holiday dates

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

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School term and holiday dates: 2018 to 2019

Download and print the school term dates for 2018 to 2019 (PDF, 74KB).

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 Thursday 25 July 2019 to Sunday 1 September 2019

 

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 to 2020

Autumn term

Starts Monday 2 September 2019
Half term Monday 21 October 2019 to Friday 25 October 2019
Ends Thursday 19 December 2019
Christmas holiday Friday 20 December 2019 to Sunday 5 January 2020

 

Spring term

Starts Monday 6 January 2020
Half term Monday 17 February 2020 to Friday 21 February 2020
Ends Thursday 2 April 2020
Spring (Easter) holiday Friday 3 April 2020 to Sunday 19 April 2020 (includes Bank Holidays)

 

Summer term

Starts Monday 20 April 2020
Half term Monday 25 May 2020 (May Bank Holiday) to Friday 29 May 2020
Ends Wednesday 22 July 2020
Summer holiday To be confirmed

 

Non-pupil days or 'PD' days

Monday 2 September 2019 and Tuesday 3 September 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, 2 days) term.

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: 2020 to 2021

We'll publish these dates as soon as they are available.

Non-pupil days or 'PD' days

To be 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, 2 days) term.

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: 2017 to 2018

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

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

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. The county council has not yet been made aware of any changes to the above dates by these schools.

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