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Schools & education School holidays and term dates

    Most Manchester schools have the same holiday dates. But some voluntary-aided, foundation, or academy schools may differ. If in doubt, contact the individual school.

    School holidays 2015/16

    Bank holiday: School closes for May day Monday 2 May 2016

    Half term holiday

    School closes: Friday 27 May 2016

    School opens: Monday 6 June 2016

    Summer holiday

    School closes: Thursday 21 July 2016

      School holidays 2016/17

      School opens: Thursday 1 September 2016

      Half term holiday

      School closes: Friday 21 October 2016

      School opens: Monday 31 October 2016

      Christmas holiday

      School closes: Friday 23 December 2016

      School opens:  Monday 9 January 2017

      Half term holiday

      School closes: Friday 17 February 2017

      School opens:  Monday 27 February 2017

      Easter holiday

      School closes: Friday 31 March 2017

      School opens:  Tuesday 18 April 2017

      Bank holiday: School closes Monday 1 May 2017 

      Half term holiday

      School closes: Friday 26 May 2017

      School opens:  Monday 5 June 2017

      Summer holiday

      School closes: Friday 21 July 2017

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