Term dates

2016/2017

Please note that these dates have been directed by Welsh Government in accordance with Regulations as All Wales agreement was not reached on them.

It is a matter for each school to determine when they take their 5 INSET Days for this academic year.

Confirmed INSET Days:

  • Thurs 1 September 2016
  • Friday 2 September 2016
  • The remaining 3 INSET Days are still to be confirmed.


Significant dates:

  • Christmas Sunday 25 December 2016
  • New Year Bank Holiday Monday 2 January 2017
  • Easter Good Friday 14 April 2017
  • Easter Monday 17 April 2017
  • May Bank Holidays Monday 1 May 2017
  • Monday 29 May 2017


2017/2018

Term Begin Half term End No. of School
Begin End Days

Autumn

2017

Monday

4 Sept

2017

Monday

30 Oct

2017

Friday

3 Nov

2017

Friday

22 Dec

2017

75

Spring

2018

Monday

8 Jan

2018

Monday

19 Feb

2018

Friday

23 Feb

2018

Thursday

29 March

2018

54

Summer

2018

Monday

16 April

2018

Monday

28 May

2018

Friday

1 Jun

2018

*Tuesday

24 July

2018

66

TOTAL 195

i) Monday 4 September 2017, *Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 July 2018 will be designated INSET days for all LEA Maintained Schools. The remaining two INSET days to be taken, will be at the discretion of each individual school. *It is intended that this INSET days will either be taken on Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 July 2018 or at alternative times to be decided by individual schools following appropriate consultation with staff i.e. on a weekend, during existing holidays or in the form of twilight sessions.

All schools will be closed on Monday 7 May 2018 for the May Day Bank Holiday.

Significant dates: 

  • Christmas Monday 25 December 2017
  • Easter Good Friday 30 March 2018
  • Easter Monday 2 April 2018
  • May Bank Holidays Monday 7 May 2018
  • Monday 28 May 2018