1 January – New Year's Day
2 January – Local Bank Holiday
3 January – Classes Resume
16 January – Trust Board Seminar to endorse LCB reco to be ratified at the Trust Board
27 January – Equals Committee ‘Oriental Night’
27 January – Holocaust Memorial Holiday

9 to 19 February Spring Half Term
13 February – Shrove Tuesday and Maha Shivaratri Hindu holiday
14 February – Ash Wednesday/Valentine’s Day
16 February – Chinese New Year

8 March – Women’s Day
11 March – Mothering Sunday
25 March – Daylight Savings Time starts
29 March to 16 April Easter School Break
30 March to April 7 – Jewish Passover

1 April – Easter Sunday

4 to 8 May – May Day Holidays
7 May – Monday Bank Holiday
25 May to 2 June – Summer Half Term holidays
21 May – Diversity Day
28 May – Spring Monday Bank Holiday

14/15 June – Eid al-Fitr Muslim Holiday
30 June – IW Mardi Gras Festival. The theme is Global Biospheres - ‘Connecting people with nature and cultural heritage’

21 July – UK Pride in Ryde
29 July – Asian Day 2018 at Arreton Barns

4 to 11 August – Cowes Week
18 August – IW Wildlife Themed Event for Kids
27 August – Bank Holiday
30 August – Main Ryde Carnival Parade


10 to 11 September – Jewish holiday
18/19 September – Yom Kippur Jewish fast day

24 October – United Nations Day
28 October – Daylight Savings Time ends

5 November – Guy Fawkes Day

2 to 10 December – Hanukkah
25 December – Christmas Day
26 December – Boxing Day

Equals IW committee meetings are announced on this website..