Term dates and school holidays in East Sussex

School term starts on Thursday 3 September

These dates apply to all state-funded schools in East Sussex. INSET days vary from school to school.

September 2015 to August 2016
TermStart dateEnd date
Summer school holiday (East Sussex) http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/id/schoolholiday/2015-2016/summer
School INSET day (East Sussex) http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/id/schoolinsetday/2015-2016/2015-09-02
School Term 1 (East Sussex) http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/id/schoolterm/2015-2016/1
Autumn school holiday (East Sussex) http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/id/schoolholiday/2015-2016/autumn
School Term 2 (East Sussex) http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/id/schoolterm/2015-2016/2
Christmas school holiday (East Sussex) http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/id/schoolholiday/2015-2016/christmas
School Term 3 (East Sussex) http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/id/schoolterm/2015-2016/3
February school holiday (East Sussex) http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/id/schoolholiday/2015-2016/february
School Term 4 (East Sussex) http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/id/schoolterm/2015-2016/4
Spring school holiday (East Sussex) http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/id/schoolholiday/2015-2016/spring
School Term 5 (East Sussex) http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/id/schoolterm/2015-2016/5
May school holiday (East Sussex) http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/id/schoolholiday/2015-2016/may
School Term 6 (East Sussex) http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/id/schoolterm/2015-2016/6
September 2016 to August 2017
TermStart dateEnd date
Summer school holiday (East Sussex) http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/id/schoolholiday/2016-2017/summer
School INSET day (East Sussex) http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/id/schoolinsetday/2016-2017/2016-09-05
School Term 1 (East Sussex) http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/id/schoolterm/2016-2017/1
Autumn school holiday (East Sussex) http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/id/schoolholiday/2016-2017/autumn
School Term 2 (East Sussex) http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/id/schoolterm/2016-2017/2
Christmas school holiday (East Sussex) http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/id/schoolholiday/2016-2017/christmas
School Term 3 (East Sussex) http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/id/schoolterm/2016-2017/3
February school holiday (East Sussex) http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/id/schoolholiday/2016-2017/february
School Term 4 (East Sussex) http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/id/schoolterm/2016-2017/4
Spring school holiday (East Sussex) http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/id/schoolholiday/2016-2017/spring
School Term 5 (East Sussex) http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/id/schoolterm/2016-2017/5
May school holiday (East Sussex) http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/id/schoolholiday/2016-2017/may
School Term 6 (East Sussex) http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/id/schoolterm/2016-2017/6

Print out term dates in calendar format

School calendar 2014-15

School calendar 2014-15 – Word version

School calendar 2015-16

School calendar 2015-16 – Word version

School calendar 2016-17

School calendar 2016-17 – Word version

Term-time holidays

You should not take your child out of school for a holiday during term time. Headteachers will not authorise the absence unless it is under exceptional circumstances.