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Northern Ireland School Holidays 2017 and 2018

This page contains the 2017 and 2018 term dates and school holidays in Northern Ireland as published by the Department of Education to help you start planning.

Generally, the term and holiday dates announced don’t change very often. However, we encourage you to check back regularly for any amendments that may occur, and to also cross check the official published dates on the Northern Ireland Department of Education website.

2016/2017

School Term/HolidaysStartsFinishes
Spring First Term3 Jan 2017
(Tue)
15 Feb 2017
(Wed)
Spring Half Term Holidays16 Feb 2017
(Thu)
17 Feb 2017
(Fri)
Spring Second Term20 Feb 2017
(Mon)
12 Apr 2017
(Wed)
Easter Holidays13 Apr 2017
(Thu)
21 Apr 2017
(Fri)
Summer First Term24 Apr 2017
(Mon)
30 Jun 2017
(Fri)
Summer Holidays3 Jul 2017
(Mon)
31 Aug 2017
(Thu)

2017/2018

School Term/HolidaysStartsFinishes
Autumn First Term1 Sep 2017
(Fri)
27 Oct 2017
(Fri)
Autumn Half Term Holidays30 Oct 2017
(Mon)
31 Oct 2017
(Tue)
Autumn Second Term1 Nov 2017
(Wed)
20 Dec 2017
(Wed)
Winter Holidays21 Dec 2017
(Thu)
1 Jan 2018
(Mon)
Spring First Term2 Jan 2018
(Tue)
14 Feb 2018
(Wed)
Spring Half Term Holidays15 Feb 2018
(Thu)
16 Feb 2018
(Fri)
Spring Second Term19 Feb 2018
(Mon)
28 Mar 2018
(Wed)
Easter Holidays29 Mar 2018
(Thu)
6 Apr 2018
(Fri)
Summer First Term9 Apr 2018
(Mon)
29 Jun 2018
(Fri)
Summer Holidays2 Jul 2018
(Mon)
31 Aug 2018
(Fri)
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