October mid-term break

All schools will close from Monday 26 October 2015 to Friday 30 October 2015 inclusive for half-term.

Schools are required to be open for a minimum of 167 days at post-primary level and 183 days at primary level.

The dates for the start and the end of the school year at both primary and post-primary level are not fixed. However, due to the start of certificate exams, post-primary schools are usually not open for tuition after the Friday before the June public holiday (the first Monday in June) in any year. The school year generally starts in the week in which 1 September falls.

Read more in our document on school terms.