School term dates for pupils in Northern Ireland.

School holidays 2017/2018

School term dates for pupils in Northern Ireland for 2017/2018 school year.

Event Date
Schools resume after summer holidays 1 September 2017
Halloween 30 October 2017 to 31 October 2017
Christmas and New Year 21 December 2017 to 1 January 2018 (inclusive)
Mid-term 15 to 16 February 2018
Easter 29 March 2018 to 6 April 2018
May Day 7 May 2018
Second May Bank Holiday 28 May 2018
Summer holiday begins 2 July 2018

Note: Schools have the discretion to take a number of staff training and school development days. Pupils do not attend on these days and such days are likely to differ from school to school.

School holidays 2018/2019

School term dates for pupils in Northern Ireland for 2018/2019 school year.

Event

Dates (inclusive)

Schools resume after summer holiday

3 September 2018

Halloween

31 October 2018 to 2 November 2018

Christmas and New Year

24 December 2018 to 1 January 2019

Mid-term

18 to 19 February 2019

Easter

18 to 26 April 2019

May Day

6 May 2019

Second May Bank Holiday

27 May 2019

Summer holiday begins

1 July 2019

Note: Schools have the discretion to take a number of staff training and school development days.  Pupils do not attend on these days and such days are likely to differ from school to school.

Schools should note that, due to St Patrick’s Day on Sunday 17 March 2019, catering and home to school transport services will not be available in all areas on Monday 18 March 2019.  As a consequence of this, schools may require to close on this date.

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