Lewisham Schools Term Dates 2017/18

Lewisham School term dates for the academic year 2017/18

Autumn term

  • Monday 4 September–Friday 20 October (35 days)
  • Half term: Monday 23 October–Friday 27 October
  • Monday 30 October–Wednesday 20 December (38 days)

Spring term

  • Tuesday 2 January–Friday 9 February (29 days)
  • Half term: Monday 12 February–Friday 16 February  
  • Monday 19 February–Thursday 29 March (29 days)

Summer term

  • Monday 16 April–Friday 25 May (29 days) (May Day will be taken on 7 May)
  • Half term: Monday 28 May–Friday 1 June
  • Monday 4 June–Friday 20 July (35 days)

Total: 195

In 2017/18 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 a term or coincide the closure with an INSET day.

Public holidays

  • Christmas Day: Monday 25 December 2017
  • Boxing Day: Tuesday 26 December 2017
  • New Year’s Day: Monday 1 January 2018
  • Good Friday: Friday 30 March 2018
  • Easter Monday: Monday 2 April 2018
  • May Day: Monday 7 May 2018
  • Spring Holiday: Monday 28 May 2018
  • Summer Holiday: Monday 27 August 2018.