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School Holidays

Northern Ireland School Holidays 2018 and 2019

This page contains the 2018 and 2019 school holidays in Northern Ireland as published by the Department of Education to help you start planning.

Generally, the 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 for their 2018/2019 approved calendar.

Also note that dates for individual schools may vary due to teacher training days and other school-specific considerations.

School Year 2018/2019

School HolidaysStartsFinishes
Autumn Half Term Holidays31 Oct 2018
2 Nov 2018
Winter Holidays24 Dec 2018
1 Jan 2019
Spring Half Term Holidays18 Feb 2019
19 Feb 2019
Spring Holidays18 Apr 2019
26 Apr 2019
Summer Holidays1 Jul 2019
30 Aug 2019