Manchester City Council

Manchester Arena attack

Manchester is sharing its sympathy and our thoughts are with everyone affected, especially those who have lost loved ones or been injured and traumatised.

Sign the online book of condolence.


Schools, education & childcare 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 2016/17

Half term holiday

School closes: Friday 26 May 2017

School opens:  Monday 5 June 2017

Summer holiday

School closes: Friday 21 July 2017


School holidays 2017/18

School opens: Monday 4 September 2017

Half term holiday

School closes: Friday 20 October 2017

School opens: Monday 30 October 2017

Christmas holiday

School closes: Wednesday 20 December 2017

School opens:  Tuesday 2 January 2018

Half term holiday

School closes: Friday 16 February 2018

School opens:  Monday 26 February 2018

Easter holiday

School closes: Thursday 29 March 2018

School opens:  Monday 16 April 2018

Bank holiday: School closes Monday 7 May 2018

Half term holiday

School closes: Friday 25 May 2018

School opens:  Monday 4 June 2018

Summer holiday

School closes: Friday 20 July 2018

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