Lewisham Schools Term Dates 2015/16

These are the Lewisham Schools term dates for the academic year 2015/16 as published by Lewisham Council

Autumn term

  • Tuesday 1 September–Friday 23 October (39 days)
  • Monday 2 November–Friday 18 December (35 days)

Half term: Monday 26 October–Friday 30 October

Spring term

  • Monday 4 January–Friday 12 February (30 days)
  • Monday 22 February–Thursday 24 March (24 days)

Half term: Monday 15 February–Friday 19 February

Summer term

  • Monday 11 April–Friday 27 May (34 days)
  • Monday 6 June–Wednesday 20 July (33 days)

Half term: Monday 30 May–Friday 3 June

Total: 195

In 2015/16 children should attend for 190 days (or 380 half sessions). Teachers must be available to work for 195 days during the academic year. 

Schools which close for local elections are required to extend the summer term or coincide it with an INSET day.

Public holidays

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