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When Are The School Holidays? School Term Dates 2015

19/05/2015 15:57 BST | Updated 19/05/2015 16:59 BST

With half term, days off for seasonal events and the big summer holiday, it can be hard to keep track of when your child's school holidays are.

But to make life a bit easier for you, we've found all we've found out all the school holidays for the coming year.

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School holiday dates for your diary

May half term

Monday 25th May - Friday 29th May

Summer holiday

Monday 20th July - Tuesday 1st September

October half term

Monday 26th October - Friday 30th October

Christmas holiday

Monday 21st December - Friday 1st January

Some school holidays dates differ, for instance in Scotland and Wales, or if your child attends an independent or a private school. For an easy way to check the dates for your children, visit this link, enter in your postcode and press 'Find'. You can then see the school holiday dates for your exact school. Easy as that!

Having to occupy your children during the holidays can sometimes be hard - what if the weather is awful? Do they want to stay indoors? Do they want to be kept busy?

For ideas to head off the dreaded cries of "I'm bored", have a look at our guide to occupying your children during the holidays, come rain or shine, or even just staying at home.

How do you keep the kids busy in the holidays? Ideas below please...

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