Birmingham City Council

School Term Dates

This page is known as www.birmingham.gov.uk/term-dates



These dates are for all Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools in Birmingham. For information about Academies, Voluntary Aided and Foundation Schools please contact each school directly.

The school year starts in September. There are 195 school days in each year (39 weeks). Five of these days are reserved for training for teachers and support staff, therefore pupils spend 190 days in school (38 weeks) each year.

The dates for each school year are known and published 12 months in advance. The term dates for the year 2016 - 2017 are expected to be published by July 2015.



School Year 2014 - 2015

Autumn Term 2014

Monday 01 September to Friday 24 October

Half Term Holiday: Monday 27 Oct to Friday 31 Oct (1 week)

Monday 03 November to Friday 19 December

Christmas Holiday 2014: Monday 22 Dec to Friday 2 Jan (2 weeks)


Spring Term 2015

Monday 05 January to Friday 13 February

Half Term Holiday: Monday 16 Feb to Friday 20 Feb (1 week)

Monday 23 February to Friday 27 March

Easter Holiday 2015: Monday 30 March to Friday 10 April (2 weeks)


Summer Term 2015

Monday 13 April to Friday 22 May

Half Term Holiday: Monday 25 May to Friday 29 May (1 week)

Monday 1 June to Monday 20 July

Summer Holiday 2015: starts Tuesday 21 July.



School Year 2015 - 2016

Autumn Term 2015

Term Starts: Thursday 3 Sept 2015
Half Term: Monday 26 October 2015 – Friday 30 October 2015
Term Ends: Friday 18 December 2015


Spring Term 2016

Term Starts: Monday 4 January 2016
Half Term: Monday 15 February 2016 – Friday 19 February 2016
Term Ends: Thursday 24 March 2016


Summer Term 2016

Term Starts: Monday 11 April 2016
Half Term: Monday 30 May 2016 – Friday 3 June 2016
Term Ends: Friday 22 July 2016

The end date for the summer holiday in 2016 will be advised by July 2015 when the term dates for the school year September 2016 - 2017 are known.