Northern Ireland School Term Dates

2016/2017 Academic Year Term Starts Term Ends
Term 1
(Sep-Oct 2018)
3 September 28 October
Term 2
(Nov-Dec 2018)
5 November 21 December
Term 3
(Jan-Feb 2019)
2 January 15 February
Term 4
(Feb-Apr 2019)
20 February 17 April
Term 5
(Apr-Jun 2019)
29 April 30 June


St Patrick's Day 17 March 2019 - some schools close

May Day 6 May 2019

Second May Bank Holiday 27 May 2019

NOTE: Schools have the discretion to take a number of staff training and school development days. Pupils do not attend on these days and such days are likely to differ from school to school


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