Fun events, family days out and school holiday camps – everything you need to have a fabulous school holiday in Halifax, Brighouse, Sowerby Bridge and beyond.

Planning your School Holidays?

Term and holiday dates for academic year 2023 Р2024


4th September –¬†School opens for Autumn term.

27th October –¬†School closes for Autumn half-term

6th November –¬†School re-opens after Autumn half-term

22nd December –¬†School closes for the end of Autumn term


8th January –¬†School opens for Spring term

9th February –¬†School closes for Spring half-term

19th February –¬†School re-opens after Spring half-term

22nd March –¬†School closes for the end of Spring term

8th April –¬†School opens for Summer term.

6th May –¬†School closed: May Day

24th May –¬†School closes for Summer half-term

3rd June –¬†School re-opens after Summer half-term

22nd July –¬†School closes for the end of Summer term

Dates to remember


  • Good Friday: 29th March.
  • Polling Day: Thursday 2nd May.
  • May Day: Monday 6th May.

Visit the official Calderdale Council website here