School Holiday Dates

Term Dates for 2017-2018, 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 are detailed below, and are also available in calendar format at the bottom of the page.  Please note schools are required to undertake five days in-service training during the school year when pupils do not attend, these dates are set by individual schools.

2017-18

Schools return on Monday 4 September 2017

October Half-Term

  • Term ends: Friday 20 October 2017
  • October Half-Term: Monday 23 October to Friday 27 October 2017
  • Term commences: Monday 30 October 2017

Christmas

  • Term ends: Friday 22 December 2017
  • Christmas: Monday 25 December 2017 to Friday 5 January 2018
  • Term commences: Monday 8 January 2018

February Half-Term

  • Term ends: Friday 9 February 2018
  • February Half-Term: Monday 12 February to Friday 16 February 2018
  • Term commences: Monday 19 February 2018

Easter

  • Term ends: Thursday 29 March 2018
  • Easter/Spring: Friday 30 March to Friday 13 April 2018
  • Term commences: Monday 16 April 2018

May Day

  •  Monday 7 May 2018

May Half-Term

  • Term ends: Friday 25 May 2018
  • May Half-Term: Monday 28 May to Friday 1 June 2018
  • Term commences: Monday 4 June 2018

Summer

  • Term ends: Friday 20 July 2018
  • Summer Holidays: Monday 23 July to Friday 31 August 2018
  • Term commences: Monday 3 September 2018

2018-2019

Schools return on Monday 3 September 2018

October Half-Term

  • Term ends: Friday 26 October 2018
  • October Half-Term: Monday 29 October to Friday 2 November 2018
  • Term commences: Monday 5 November 2018

Christmas

  • Term ends: Friday 21 December 2018
  • Christmas: Monday 24 December 2018 to Friday 4 January 2019
  • Term commences: Monday 7 January 2019

February Half-Term

  • Term ends: Friday 15 February 2019
  • February Half-Term: Monday 18 February to Friday 22 February 2019
  • Term commences: Monday 25 February 2019

Easter

  • Term ends: Friday 5 April 2019
  • Easter/Spring: Monday 8 April to Monday 22 April 2019
  • Term commences: Tuesday 23 April 2019

May Day

  •  Monday 6 May 2019

May Half-Term

  • Term ends: Friday 24 May 2019
  • May Half-Term: Monday 27 May to Friday 31 May 2019
  • Term commences: Monday 3 June 2019

Summer

  • Term ends: Tuesday 23 July 2019
  • Summer Holidays: Wednesday 24 July to Friday 30 August 2019
  • Term commences: Monday 2 September 2019

2019-2020

Schools return on Monday 2 September 2019

October Half-Term

  • Term ends: Friday 25 October 2019
  • October Half-Term: Monday 28 October to Friday 1 November 2019
  • Term commences: Monday 4 November 2019

Christmas

  • Term ends: Friday 20 December 2019
  • Christmas: Monday 23 December 2019 to Friday 3 January 2020
  • Term commences: Monday 6 January 2020

February Half-Term

  • Term ends: Friday 14 February 2020
  • February Half-Term: Monday 17 February to Friday 21 February 2020
  • Term commences: Monday 24 February 2020

Easter

  • Term ends: Friday 3 April 2020
  • Easter/Spring: Monday 6 April to Friday 17 April 2020
  • Term commences: Monday 20 April 2020

May Day

  •  Monday 4 May 2020

May Half-Term

  • Term ends: Friday 22 May 2020
  • May Half-Term: Monday 25 May to Friday 29 May 2020
  • Term commences: Monday 1 June 2020

Summer

  • Term ends: Monday 20 July 2020

The attached calendars show 195 days, schools are required to be open to pupils 190 of those days with the remaining five for staff in-service training. These five days will be set by individual schools.

Please note that dates may vary on an individual school basis, so it is always best to check with your school.

For information about holiday activities in Darlington visit our events for children and young people page.