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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.

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

2017/2018

School HolidaysStartsFinishes
Autumn Half Term Holidays30 Oct 2017
(Mon)
31 Oct 2017
(Tue)
Winter Holidays21 Dec 2017
(Thu)
1 Jan 2018
(Mon)
Spring Half Term Holidays15 Feb 2018
(Thu)
16 Feb 2018
(Fri)
Spring Holidays29 Mar 2018
(Thu)
6 Apr 2018
(Fri)
Summer Holidays2 Jul 2018
(Mon)
31 Aug 2018
(Fri)

2018/2019

School HolidaysStartsFinishes
Autumn Half Term Holidays31 Oct 2018
(Wed)
2 Nov 2018
(Fri)
Winter Holidays24 Dec 2018
(Mon)
1 Jan 2019
(Tue)
Spring Half Term Holidays18 Feb 2019
(Mon)
19 Feb 2019
(Tue)
Spring Holidays18 Apr 2019
(Thu)
26 Apr 2019
(Fri)
Summer Holidays1 Jul 2019
(Mon)
30 Aug 2019
(Fri)
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