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Spain 2017/18 - school year

Country: Spain
Year: 2017-2018
Public holidays: About 12 public holidays (some of them commonthroughout the whole country and some specific ofthe different Autonomous Communities).

Beginning of the school year

Between 5 and 13 September 2017

End of the school year

Between 20 and 27 June 2018

School year - Autumn / Christmas / New Year / Winter holidays

Christmas / New Year: At least 2 weeks between 23 December 2017 and  7 January 2018

Winter holidays: Between  2  and  3 days  (depending on the Autonomous Community)

School year - Spring / Easter holiday

About 10 days in the period between the fourth week of March and the first week of April 2018

School year - summer holidays

11 weeks between late June and mid-September

Regions of the country

Specification of terms for the starting and the end of students' school year 2017/18 in the different Autonomous Communities


Primary education
General secondary education (1)

Beginning (2017) End (2018) Beginning (2017) End (2018)
Andalucia 11 September 22 June 15 September 25 June
Aragon 7 September 20 June 12 September (2) 22 June
Asturias 11 September 20 June 13 September 25 June
Baleares 13 September 21 June 13 September 22 June
Canarias 11 September 22 June 13 September 22 June
Cantabria (J) 7 September 22 June 12 September 26 June
Castilla y Leon 11 September 22 June 18 September 22 June
Castilla-La Mancha 11 September 22 June 14 September 26 June
Cataluna 12 September 21 June 12 September (2) 22 June
Ceuta 11 September 22 June 11 September 22 June
Extremadura 13 September 21 June 13 September (2) 21 June (2)
Galicia 11 September 21 June 15 September 21 June
La Rioja 7 September 21 June 12 September 22 June
Madrid 8 September 22 June 12-13 September (2) 22 June
Melilla 11 September 22 June 11 September 22 June
Regi6n de Murcia C) 5 - 11 September 22 - 27 June 12 - 19 September 19 - 25 June
Navarra (5) Not before 7 September Not later 20 June Not before 9 September Not later 16 June
Pais Vasco (5) 7 September 22 June 7 September 20 June
C. Valencia 11 September 22 June 11 September 20 June

Additional notes:
(1)In the last year of post-compulsory upper general secondary education, classes end up two, three or four weeks earlier than in the rest of stages. This time is used to prepare the university admission examinations (and final evaluation of Bachillerato, among others).

(2) In the Autonomous Community of Aragón: in upper general secondary education, the beginning is 15 September. In the Autonomous Community of Cataluña: in lower and upper general secondary education, the beginning may be delayed until 14 September. In the Autonomous Community of Extremadura: in upper general secondary education, the beginning is 14 September and, regarding the end, the deadline date will be determined using a circular. In the Autonomous Community of Madrid: 1st grade of general secondary education begins on 12 September while the rest of grades begin on 13 September.

(3)In the Autonomous Community of Cantabria: days 31 October, 2-4 November and 23, 24, 27 and 28 February are not considered school days.

(4) In the Autonomous Community of Región de Murcia: the beginning and end periods vary according to municipalities. In fact, these belong to the earlier beginning day, in some municipalities, and to the latest end day, among other.

(5)In these Autonomous Communities, schools are free to establish their own calendar taking into account the limit starting and ending dates established by the educational authorities.


last modification: 2017-09-26 15:36:01

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