School Term Dates and Holidays
Summer Term 24 April to 21 July 2017
Half Term 29 May to 2 June 2017
Summer Holiday 24 July to 31 August 2017
1 All 3 of the local authorities in Dorset have adopted the Standard School Year.
2 The dates for the Standard School Year are set annually by the Local Government Association.
3 The pattern of school terms and holidays will vary slightly from school to school since 5 of the 195 days are to be used for staff development. It is therefore advisable to contact schools direct for confirmation of their training days.