Term dates

The school term dates are established in line with Welsh Government requirements and consultation with Councils and schools. For INSET days please refer to your school’s webpage. 

Please see below the term dates for the academic years 2016/17 & 2017/18:

 

School Term Dates 2016/2017

 Date

Start 

Half Term Starts 

Half Term Ends 

Term Ends 

 Autumn

 01/09/2016

 24/10/2016

 28/10/2016

16/12/2016 

 Spring

 03/01/2017

 20/02/2017

 24/02/2017

07/04/2017

 Summer

 24/04/2017

 29/05/2017

 02/06/2017

21/07/2017

School Term Dates 2017/2018

 Date

Start 

Half Term Starts 

Half Term Ends 

Term Ends 

 Autumn

 04/09/2017

 30/10/2017

 03/11/2017

22/12/2017  

 Spring

 08/01/2018

 19/02/2018

 23/02/2018

29/03/2018

 Summer

 16/04/2018

 28/05/2018

 01/06/2018

24/07/2018

Any closure(s) for election purposes to be balanced during the academic year.

For more information please visit the Welsh Government webpage: gov.wales/consultations/education/harmonising-school-term-dates-2017-2018/

Contact Information

Name of Team: Education Transformation Team

Facilities Officer

Telephone Number: (01495) 355412

Address: Education Directorate, Floor 8, Anvil Court, Church Street, Abertillery, NP13 1DB

Email Address: Emma.Jones@blaenau-gwent.gov.uk