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Whitehouse Primary School, 2 Doagh Rd, Newtownabbey

School Holidays 2018 - 2019

Holiday List 2018/19

School begins on Thursday 30th and Friday 31st August.

The school will be closed for a training day on Friday 28th September.

School will be closed on Friday 26th October to facilitate interviews (except for Year 1 pupils who have already had their induction interviews in late September.)

School begins on Monday 5th November.

School ends on Friday 21st December from 12noon (Year 1 to 3) to12.15pm (Year 4 to 7).  Nursery pick up from 11.45am - 12.15pm.

School begins on Friday 4th January.

School ends on Friday 15th February.

Please note that there will be parent/teacher interviews throughout the day on Wednesday 20th February.  All pupils will still be off school for their half term holidays.

School begins on Thursday 21st February.  School ends on Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd February at 1pm (Year 1 to 3) to 1.15pm (Year 4 to 7) to facilitate follow up and admin.  Nursery pick up at 11.45am - 12.15pm.

School ends on Monday 18th March at 1pm to 1.15pm.

School closed on Tuesday 19th March for staff training.

School ends on Friday 12th April at 12pm (Year 1-3) and 12.15pm (Year 4 to 7).  Nursery pick up at 11.45am - 12.15pm.

School begins on Monday 29th April.

School ends on Friday 3rd May.

School begins on Wednesday 8th May.

School ends on Friday 24th May.

School begins on Tuesday 28th May.

School ends on Friday 28th June from 12noon (Year 1 to 3) to 12.15pm (Year 4 to 7).


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 training days during the rest of the school’s calendar year.