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School Year Calendar Arrangements 2015/2016

Check out the school year calendar arrangements below along with links to some of the most popular sections on the site throughout each month of the school year on the right.

November 2015

Key Dates for November

Mon 2nd November - Schools re-open after mid-term

8th - 15th November = Science Week

Popular Links for November

December 2015

Key Dates for December

Wed 23rd Dec - Tues 5th Jan incl - Christmas Holidays
Visit our Christmas School Holidays Section

Popular Links for December

January 2016

Key Dates for January

Wednesday 6th January - Schools scheduled to re-open
(note 6th January is a holy day so check your school's arrangements)

6th - 9th January = BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, RDS

Popular Links for January

February 2016

Key Dates for February

February Mid-Term Break* - Secondary closed 15th–19th Feb incl. Primary closed 18th-19th Feb with option to extend to 5 day break . *NB changes to these dates may occur as part of contingency arrangements to make up for lost school time

1st February - CAO Closing Date
Engineers Week - Dates to be confirmed

Popular Links for February

March 2016

Key Dates for March

Thursday 17th March - Fri 1st April incl - Easter School Holidays* *NB changes to these dates may occur as part of contingency arrangements to make up lost school time, i.e. schools may stay open until 23rd of March.

Popular Links for March

April 2016

Key Dates for April

Monday 4th April - Schools re-open following Easter Holidays from the 17th of March.

Easter Camp Section coming soon

Popular Links for April

May 2016

Key Dates for May

2nd May = May Bank Holiday

End of May - Secondary schools finish to facilitate the start of state exams in June

Popular Links for May

June 2016

Key Dates for June

6th June = Bank Holiday

Junior Certificate & Leaving Certificate exams start

Note about School Summer Holiday Dates

Popular Links for June