half term

(redirected from half-term)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

half term

A brief holiday that takes places in the middle of an academic term. Primarily heard in UK. I can't wait until half term—I need a break from school! Where are you traveling to during half term?
See also: half, term
References in periodicals archive ?
At the Bognor Regis resort you can expect to pay PS151 a person to stay at the Shoreline Hotel Monday-to-Friday trip during the Englsih half-term dates To stay at the same hotel during the Welsh half-term would set you back PS97 a person.
Full information on all half-term activities can be found at www.
It means most Midland MPs with families are having to stay in London over half-term, even though recent reforms are supposed to have made the House of Commons more "family friendly".
Coun Brian Page, lead member for communities, safety and wellbeing, said: "Our half-term activities always prove popular and we hope that what's on offer this year is no different.
The difference in price does not seem to have an impact on the popularity of Butlins, with Minehead proving a hit at half-term.
These prices are based on a holiday taken during the next half-term on the school calendar, in February, compared to one taken the week before.
NOW that you're sorted for February half-term fun, here's a handy at-a-glance guide to all the other school holidays in 2016.
That means pupils will start the autumn term on Tuesday, September 6, half-term will begin Monday, October 24, while the autumn term will end on Friday, December 16.
JOIN the commemorations for the centenary of the First World War this half-term.
FAMILIES stuck for ways to entertain their children this half-term are being invited to Tredegar House to let off some steam with a range of fun activities for everyone to enjoy.
uk offers May half-term flights from GBP 70(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
And a week's all-inclusive in Fuerteventura is 80% more in the autumn half-term.
Some have museums, visitor centres and cafs - and you will discover that most have laid on special events for the half-term break.
LONGLEAT Safari Park is celebrating its 40th birthday by opening its doors early -in time for the kids' half-term break.
Half-term is on the horizon, and here's a chance for children of all ages to have some fun and games.