School holiday dates

Term Dates for 2018-2019, 2019-2020 and 2020-21 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.

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

2020-2021

Schools return on Tuesday 1 September 2020

October Half-Term

  • Term ends: Friday 23 October 2020
  • October Half-Term: Monday 26 October to Friday 30 October 2020
  • Term commences: Monday 2 November 2020

Christmas

  • Term ends: Friday 18 December 2020
  • Christmas: Monday 21 December 2020 to Friday 1 January 2021
  • Term commences: Monday 4 January 2021

February Half-Term

  • Term ends: Friday 12 February 2021
  • February Half-Term: Monday 15 February to Friday 19 February 2021
  • Term commences: Monday 22 February 2021

Easter

  • Term ends: Friday 26 March 2021
  • Easter/Spring: Monday 29 March to Friday 9 April 2021
  • Term commences: Monday 12 April 2021

May Day

  •  Monday 3 May 2021

May Half-Term

  • Term ends: Friday 28 May 2021
  • May Half-Term: Monday 31 May to Friday 4 June 2021
  • Term commences: Monday 7 June 2021

Summer

  • Term ends: Friday 16 July 2020

School holiday dates calendars

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.