It may seem like just yesterday you were getting ready for the Easter Bunny, but summer is almost here, and for children, the end of the school term!

Once school's out for the six week break you'll have to find ways to entertain your little ones, but help will be at hand - we'll be putting together guides to get you through the holidays with lots of ideas and things to do.

But before all that there's definitely one thing you need to know... When the summer holiday starts and finishes.

Here are the essential dates for your diary:

Hillingdon : Term ends on Wednesday July 20 and starts again on Monday September 5

Ealing : Term ends on Monday July 25 and starts again on Monday September 5

Harrow : Term ends on Wednesday July 20 and starts again on Thursday September 1

Brent : Term ends on Wednesday July 20 and starts again on Monday September 5

Hounslow : Term ends on Wednesday July 20 and starts again on Monday September 5

Hammersmith & Fulham : Term ends on Wednesday July 20 and starts again on Thursday September 1

Kensington & Chelsea : Term ends on Wednesday July 20 and starts again on Thursday September 1

These dates could be subject to change as some schools do differ, so if you're in doubt it's probably best to check with your child's school directly.

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