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School holidays and term dates

These are the school holiday and term dates for schools in North Somerset.

School calendar

The school year is based on a calendar of 195 days with five days used for staff training, also known as in service days, meaning schools will be open for the legal minimum of 190 days or 380 sessions. For details of in service days contact your child's school directly.

Academic year 2013-14, starting 2 September 2013

  • term 1: Monday 2 September 2013 to Friday 25 October 2013
  • term 2: Monday 4 November 2013 to Friday 20 December 2013
  • term 3: Monday 6 January 2014 to Friday 14 February 2014
  • term 4: Monday 24 February 2014 to Friday 4 April 2014
  • term 5: Tuesday 22 April 2014 to Friday 23 May 2014
  • term 6: Monday 2 June 2014 to Tuesday 22 July 2014

Download our term dates 2013-14 (pdf).

Academic year 2014-15, starting 1 September 2014

  • term 1: Monday 1 September 2014 to Friday 24 October 2014
  • term 2: Monday 3 November 2014 to Friday 19 December 2014
  • term 3: Monday 5 January 2015 to Friday 13 February 2015
  • term 4: Monday 23 February 2015 to Friday 27 March 2015
  • term 5: Monday 13 April 2015 to Friday 22 May 2015
  • term 6: Monday 1 June 2015 to Monday 20 July 2015

Download our term dates 2014-15 (pdf).

Academic year 2015-16, starting 2 September 2015

  • term 1: Wednesday 2 September 2015 to Friday 23 October 2015
  • term 2: Monday 2 November 2015 to Friday 18 December 2015
  • term 3: Monday 4 January 2016 to Friday 12 February 2016
  • term 4: Monday 22 February 2016 to Friday 1 April 2016
  • term 5: Monday 18 April 2016 to Friday 27 May 2016
  • term 6: Monday 6 June to Friday 22 July 2016

Download our term dates 2015-16 (pdf)

Public holiday closures

Schools will be closed during:

2013-14

  • 25 December 2013: Christmas Day
  • 26 December 2013: Boxing Day
  • 1 January 2014: New Year's Day Holiday
  • 18 April 2014: Good Friday
  • 21 April 2014: Easter Monday
  • 5 May 2014: May Bank Holiday
  • 26 May 2014: Spring Bank Holiday
  • 25 August 2014: Summer Bank Holiday

2014-15

  • 25 December 2014: Christmas Day
  • 26 December 2014: Boxing Day
  • 1 January 2015: New Year's Day Holiday
  • 3 April 2015: Good Friday
  • 6 April 2015: Easter Monday
  • 4 May 2015: May Bank Holiday
  • 25 May 2015: Spring Bank Holiday
  • 31 August 2015: Summer Bank Holiday

2015-16

  • 25 December 2015: Christmas Day
  • 28 December 2015: Boxing Day Bank Holiday
  • 1 January 2016: New Year's Day Holiday
  • 25 March 2016: Good Friday
  • 28 March 2016: Easter Monday
  • 2 May 2016: May Bank Holiday
  • 30 May 2016: Spring Bank Holiday
  • 29 August 2016: Summer Bank Holiday

Foundation, trust, academy and voluntary aided schools set their own term dates but are encouraged to follow this model.