The County Durham school holidays are getting close once again with the long summer break looming on the horizon - but when are the 2019 school holidays and term dates in our region?

With half term a long-distant memory, it's nice to know that the summer holidays aren't far away. And when they do arrive, you can be sure that ExplorAR's Durham Cityguide will bring you all the best County Durham events, from family friendly activities through to free events.

When are the summer Durham school holiday dates?

Durham schools returned from the summer half term break on Monday June 3 2019. If you're already feeling like half term was years ago, then don't worry: the Durham schools summer term ends on Friday July 19 2019. You've then got a glorious six weeks to enjoy all the Durham events and activities available across the county.

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The last day of the summer Durham school holidays is Monday September 2, so Durham schools reopen after the summer holiday on Tuesday September 3 2019 (the final Monday after the school summer holiday is often a teacher training day, and so the first day of the Durham school autumn term is the Tuesday).

When are the Durham school holiday dates beyond summer?

Make it to the Durham school summer holidays, and you've then got a few weeks to wait in the Durham school autumn term before you make it to the next Durham school holidays. The Durham schools autumn half term holiday starts when school closes on Friday October 25 2019, and then the Durham schools reopen on Monday November 4.

Durham schools then break up for Christmas on Friday December 20 and reopen on Monday January 4 2020.

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