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School Holidays

School Holidays 2017 and 2018

We currently have 2017 and 2018 school holiday dates. Scroll down to view.

The following school year dates are for primary, secondary and special education. There are 3 school holiday regions in the Netherlands  north, central and south.

School Holidays 2016/2017

HolidaysRegionsStartsFinishes
Christmas Holiday 2016All Regions24 Dec 2016
(Sat)
8 Jan 2017
(Sun)
Spring Holiday 2017North Region18 Feb 2017
(Sat)
26 Feb 2017
(Sun)
Central & South Regions25 Feb 2017
(Sat)
5 Mar 2017
(Sun)
May Holiday 2017All Regions22 Apr 2017
(Sat)
30 Apr 2017
(Sun)
Summer Holiday 2017North Region22 Jul 2017
(Sat)
3 Sep 2017
(Sun)
South Region15 Jul 2017
(Sat)
27 Aug 2017
(Sun)
Central Region8 Jul 2017
(Sat)
20 Aug 2017
(Sun)

School Holidays 2017/2018

HolidaysRegionsStartsFinishes
Autumn Holiday 2017Central & South Regions14 Oct 2017
(Sat)
22 Oct 2017
(Sun)
North Region21 Oct 2017
(Sat)
29 Oct 2017
(Sun)
Christmas Holiday 2017All Regions23 Dec 2017
(Sat)
7 Jan 2018
(Sun)
Spring Holiday 2018South Region17 Feb 2018
(Sat)
25 Feb 2018
(Sun)
Central & North Regions24 Feb 2018
(Sat)
4 Mar 2018
(Sun)
May Holiday 2018All Regions28 Apr 2018
(Sat)
6 May 2018
(Sun)
Summer Holiday 2018North Region21 Jul 2018
(Sat)
2 Sep 2018
(Sun)
South Region7 Jul 2018
(Sat)
19 Aug 2018
(Sun)
Central Region14 Jul 2018
(Sat)
26 Aug 2018
(Sun)