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Whitehouse Primary School, 2 Doagh Rd, Newtownabbey

School Holidays

School begins on Tuesday 1st September.  For Years 2 to 7 this will be a half-day. Nursery and Year 1 pupils will be phased in gradually.  Details will be provided during information sessions in June 2015.

School ends on Friday 23rd October from 1pm to 1.30pm.

School begins on Monday 2nd November.

School ends on Friday 18th December from 12noon to 12.30pm. 

School begins on Tuesday 5th January.

School ends on Friday 12th February from 1pm to 1.30pm. 

School begins on Monday 22nd February.

School ends on Wednesday 23rd March at 12pm to 12.30pm

School begins on Monday 4th April.

School ends on Friday 29th April.

A one week break due to a very early Easter holiday.

School begins on Monday 9th May.

School ends on Friday 27th May.

School begins on Tuesday 31st May.


School ends on Thursday 30th June from 12noon to 12.30pm.


The holidays above detail the days the children are not at school.  The staff work a total of 10 training days. Five of these days are worked during the agreed holidays (normally during August) and five during exceptional closure training days during the school year (included in the list above).