When is October half term 2017?
When is half term? (Picture: Getty)

Already looking forward to the October half term? 

Have no fear, you’ll be able to plan your next holiday by finding the dates for the October half term 2017 across the UK.

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October half term: England

Start date: 16-10-17

End date: 27-10-17

Schools are closed in either the first or second week of this period, to find confirmation on your school, click here.

In most regions, schools are closed the second week, October 23-27. This is the case in Derby, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Plymouth, Reading and Sheffield.

When is October half term 2017?
There are different dates across the UK (Picture: SolStock/Getty)

October half term (Halloween): Northern Ireland

Start date: 30-10-17

End Date: 31-10-17

October half term: Scotland

Start date: 07-10-17

End Date: 31-10-17

One Week in this period per region. Details for your local borough can be found here: https://www.mygov.scot/school-term-holiday-dates/

October half term: Wales

Start date: 30-10-17

End Date: 03-11-17

Find your child’s school term, half term and holiday dates on your local council’s website: https://www.gov.uk/school-term-holiday-dates.

School term and holiday dates vary across different boroughs in the UK.

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