School terms and holidays
Academic year 2018 to 2019
These dates are for community and voluntary controlled schools in Essex.
Term dates for foundation and voluntary-aided schools and academies may be different. Check with your child's school for their term dates.
|Autumn term||Tuesday 4 September 2018||Wednesday 19 December 2018|
|Autumn half term||Monday 22 October 2018||Friday 26 October 2018|
|Spring term||Thursday 3 January 2019||Friday 5 April 2019|
|Spring half term||Monday 18 February 2019||Friday 22 February 2019|
|Summer term||Tuesday 23 April 2019||Wednesday 24 July 2019|
|Summer half term||Monday 27 May 2019||Friday 31 May 2019 and May Bank Holiday, 6 May 2019|
There are 195 school days in a year.
Schools also have 5 days out of the academic year for staff training. Contact your child’s school to find out when they will be.
You can find UK bank holidays dates on GOV.UK.