The dates for the start and the end of the school year are not standardised so schools have some discretion about when students finish school in the summer and when they start school in the autumn.
All schools are closed in July and August. The dates for the Christmas, Easter and mid-term breaks are standardised.
School Year 2017/18
The school opens on Thursday 31st August for all pupils.
Staff training day
The school will close on Monday, 16th October for a teacher training day in the new Language Curriculum.
October 2017 mid-term break
The school will close on Friday 27th and open again on Monday 6th of November.
The school will close on Friday 22nd December 2017 which will be the final day of the school term. The school will re-open on Monday 8th of January 2018.
February 2018 mid-term break
The school will be closed on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th of February 2018.
Saint Patrick’s Day
The school will close for St. Patrick’s Day, Monday 19th March.
The school will close on Friday 23rd March for the Easter holidays and will re-open on Monday 9th April.
May Bank Holiday
The school will close on Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th May for the Bank Holiday.
June Bank Holiday
The school will be closed on Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th June 2017. The summer term finishes on Wednesday 27th of June 2017.