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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 2017/2018 and 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 2017/2018

School Holidays Starts Finishes
Autumn Half Term Holidays 30 Oct 2017
(Mon)
31 Oct 2017
(Tue)
Winter Holidays 21 Dec 2017
(Thu)
1 Jan 2018
(Mon)
Spring Half Term Holidays 15 Feb 2018
(Thu)
16 Feb 2018
(Fri)
Spring Holidays 29 Mar 2018
(Thu)
6 Apr 2018
(Fri)
Summer Holidays 2 Jul 2018
(Mon)
31 Aug 2018
(Fri)

School Year 2018/2019

School Holidays Starts Finishes
Autumn Half Term Holidays 30 Oct 2017
(Mon)
31 Oct 2017
(Tue)
Winter Holidays 21 Dec 2017
(Thu)
1 Jan 2018
(Mon)
Spring Half Term Holidays 15 Feb 2018
(Thu)
16 Feb 2018
(Fri)
Spring Holidays 29 Mar 2018
(Thu)
6 Apr 2018
(Fri)
Summer Holidays 2 Jul 2018
(Mon)
31 Aug 2018
(Fri)