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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?
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Storytime at Waterstones The bookshop at Captain Cook's Square, Middlesbrough, will host story time every day of half term.
For the majority of schools in Liverpool, Sefton, Knowsley, West Lancashire and Halton, the February half term runs from Monday, February 12 to Friday, February 16.
February half term week in the UK this year will span several different weeks in the middle of the month - and the difference in dates is where the money saving comes in.
At PS1,775 for a half term week for a family of four, the Costa del Sol was almost half the cost for Lanzarote (PS3,319), the most expensive European resort.
Get there: Knowsley is open to November 1 and has half price online advance tickets for half term.
I'm taking my six-year-old daughter to a Sure Start Halloween Party this half term, which is free of charge.
While severe weather warnings are only just abating in the UK, many parents are considering a holiday to warmer locations of Spain, Turkey and Portugal for the October half term breaks to take advantage of the bargains that are currently on offer.
Woolley's Ofsted-registered onsite nursery, The Den, will be a hive of activity this half term with lots of Halloween crafts lined up to keep the kiddies entertained.
Half term attractions at Beamish include a commemorative exhibition of children's work on the centenary of the West Stanley Colliery Disaster, family activities in the Board School and the whole of Colliery Village open along with the award-winning Town.
Autumn half term - Monday, October 24 to Friday, October 28.
HALF TERM breaks could end up breaking the bank of mum and dad.
HERE'S your chance to win a family short break at Alton Towers Resort during February half term - plus, an exclusive meet and greet with CBeebies' Mr Bloom (Ben Faulks)
You can also get on track at Ffestiniog Railway, which will be open for half term (until February 28).
And they are kicking off their enhanced programme with a host of free activities for the February half term and St David's Day weekend.