School Holidays & Term Dates
Next important dates
- Half Term break:
- Monday, 20 Feb 2017 - Friday, 24 Feb 2017
- Term ends:
- Friday, 7 Apr 2017
Please note: Any fixed inset days that apply to all schools are on this page. Schools also have 4 extra inset days per year and the dates can differ. Check your inset days by using the school closures list or by contacting your school.
Download the latest term dates iCal Calendar file (31 KB iCal file)
Term starts: Tuesday 3 January
Half Term: Monday 20 February - Friday 24 February
Term ends: Friday 7 April
Holiday: Monday 10 April - Friday 21 April
Easter Sunday: Sunday 16 April
Term starts: Monday 24 April
May Day: Monday 1 May
Half Term: Monday 29 May - Friday 2 June
Term ends: Tuesday 25 July
Term starts: Tuesday 5 September
Half Term: Monday 23 October - Friday 27 October
Term ends: Tuesday 19 December
Holiday: Wednesday 20 December - Tuesday 2 January
Term starts: Wednesday 3 January
Half Term: Monday 19 February - Friday 23 February
Term ends: Thursday 29 March
Holiday: Friday 30 March - Wednesday 11 April
Easter Sunday: Sunday 1 April
Term starts: Thursday 12 April
May Day: Monday 7 May
Half Term: Monday 28 May - Friday 1 June
Term ends: Friday 20 July
Holiday: Monday 23 July - Friday 31 August
2018/2019 School Term and Holiday Dates
Please note: these dates won’t be published until early in 2017. The webpage will be updated at that time.
Academies, free schools, foundation schools and voluntary aided schools
The dates above only apply to community, voluntary controlled, community special and maintained nursery schools in Staffordshire.
Other types of schools have freedom over their school terms and holiday dates.
They are encouraged to accept the dates set by Staffordshire County Council but they are not required to. You should contact your school for confirmation of term dates.
The Department for Education and Skills has examinations information as well as links to awarding bodies.