School Holidays are set by the Department of Education as follows:

Below is the agreed school calendar for 2016/2017

October 2016 mid-term break

All schools will close from Monday 31st October 2016 to Friday 4th Nov 2016 inclusive.

Christmas 2016:

All schools will close on Friday 23rd December 2016, which will be the final day of the school term. All schools will re-open on Monday 9th  January 2017.

February 2016 mid-term break

All primary schools will close on Thursday 23rd February 2017 and Friday 24th  February 2017.

March 27th Inservice day.

Inservice day in the new language curriculum for primary schools.

Easter 2017.

All schools will close on Friday 7th April 2017 which will be the final day of the school term, unless changes are required as part of contingency arrangements to make up for time lost due to unforeseen school closures. Where contingency arrangements are required a school authority may reduce the length of the Easter break by remaining open up to and including Wednesday 12th April 2017. All schools will re-open on Monday 24th April 2017.

Summer Holidays:

School will close for summer holidays Tuesday 27th June 2017.