Term dates

Schools are now free to set their own term dates, so please check with your child’s school to confirm their own arrangements. The information below sets out the date patterns recommended by Leicester City Council, but please be aware that individual schools do not have to follow this pattern if they do not wish to.

Further information

School term and holiday dates 2015/16

Leicester term dates 2015-16 (PDF, 100KB)

Autumn term 2015

Open/Closure/Holidays Dates
Schools open Thursday 27 August 2015
Bank holiday Monday 31 August 2015
Schools close Friday 16 October 2015
Autumn half term Monday 19 October to Friday 23 October 2015
Schools open Monday 26 October 2015
Schools close Friday 18 December 2015
Christmas and new year holiday Monday 21 December 2015 to Monday 4 January 2016

Spring term 2016

Open/Closure/Holidays Dates
Schools open Tuesday 5 January 2016
Schools close Friday 12 February 2016
Spring half term Monday 15 February to Friday 19 February 2016
Schools open Monday 22 February 2016
Schools open Thursday 24 March 2016
Easter holidays Friday 25 March 2016 to Friday 8 April 2016

Summer term 2016

Open/Closure/Holidays Dates
Schools open Monday 11 April 2016
Bank holiday Monday 2 May 2016
Schools close Friday 27 May 2016
Summer half term Monday 30 May to Friday 3 June 2016
Schools open Monday 6 June 2016
Schools close Friday 15 July 2016

 Future term dates

School term and holiday date patterns for the three academic years from 2015/16 to 2017/18 were agreed by public consultation.  The results can be viewed below:

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