School term dates and holidays

A summary of Oxfordshire school holidays and school term dates.

Term dates for 2018 - 2019

The dates set out below are the confirmed school term and holiday dates from September 2018.

Term Dates
Autumn Term 4 September - 19 October
October half term 22 October - 26 October
Autumn Term 29 October - 21 December
Christmas holiday 24 December - 4 January
Spring Term 7 January - 15 February
Spring half term 18  February - 22 February
Spring Term 25  February - 5 April   
Easter Holiday 8 April  - 22  April
Summer Term 23 April -  24  May
Late Spring half term 27 May - 31 May  
Summer Term 3 June  - 24 July

INSET and other holidays

It is recommended that you consult the school's website or contact the school direct to check the return date for your child as schools have different INSET days. Use the Oxfordshire schools search to find a school's contact details.

Term dates for 2019 - 2020

Term Dates
Autumn Term 3 September - 25 October
October half term 28 October - 1 November
Autumn Term 4 November - 19 December
Christmas holiday 20 December - 3 January
Spring Term 6 January - 14 February
Spring half term 17 February - 21 February
Spring Term 24 February - 3 April
Easter Holiday 6 April  - 17 April
Summer Term 20 April -  22 May
Late Spring half term 25 May - 29 May  
Summer Term 1 June  - 21 July

INSET and other holidays

It is recommended that you consult the school's website or contact the school direct to check the return date for your child as schools have different INSET days. Use the Oxfordshire schools search to find a school's contact details.

Setting term dates

Oxfordshire school term dates are set by us following consultation with (amongst others) schools, neighbouring authorities and groups representing teaching and other staff.

School term and holiday dates are determined in accordance with the legal requirement, which require that there should be 190 pupil days and 5 teacher available for work days (INSET days).

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