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School holidays




School holidays 2015 - 2017

The tables below show the school holidays in South Lanarkshire for school sessions 2014/15 - 2016/17. 

2014/15

Types of holiday listed by month Holiday dates
April 2015
Spring break/Easter
Schools close at 2.30pm on Thursday 2 April 2015

Schools re-open on Monday 20 April 2015*
May 2015
May Day Monday 4 May 2015
In-service day - all schools Thursday 7 May 2015
Local holiday
Friday 22 and Monday 25 May 2015**
June 2015
Summer break
Schools close at 1pm on Wednesday 24 June 2015

*Good Friday falls on Friday 3 April 2015
**Lanark schools will close on 11 and 12 June 2015 

2015/16

Types of holiday listed by month Holiday dates
August 2015

Teachers return on Thursday 13 August 2015

In-service day - all schools
Thursday 13 and Friday 14 August 2015

Pupils return on Monday 17 August 2015
September 2015

September weekend

Friday 25 and Monday 28 September 2015

Pupils return on Tuesday 29 September 2015

October 2015

October break

Monday 12 to Friday 16 October 2015

Pupils return on Monday 19 October 2015

November 2015
In-service day - Clydesdale area schools (except St Athanasius' Primary, St John's Primary (Blackwood) and St Mary's Primary, Lanark)
Monday 2 November 2015
In-service day - East Kilbride and Strathaven area schools (except St Patrick's Primary, Strathaven)
Monday 9 November 2015
In-service day - Blantyre, Hamilton, Uddingston and Larkhall area schools including St Athanasius's Primary, St John's Primary (Blackwood), St Mary's Primary (Lanark) and St Patrick's Primary (Strathaven).
Monday 16 November 2015
In-service day - Cambuslang and Rutherglen area

Monday 23 November 2015
December 2015 and January 2016

Christmas/New Year

Schools close at 2.30pm on Tuesday 22 December 2015

Schools re-open on Tuesday 5 January 2016

Types of holiday listed by month Holiday dates
February 2016
In-service day - Blantyre, Hamilton, Uddingston and Larkhall area schools including St Athanasius's Primary, St John's Primary (Blackwood), St Mary's Primary (Lanark) and
St Patrick's Primary (Strathaven).
Friday 5 February 2016
In-service day - Cambuslang and Rutherglen area

Friday 5 February 2016

February break

Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 February 2016

In-service day - Clydesdale area schools (except St Athanasius' Primary, St John's Primary (Blackwood) and St Mary's Primary, Lanark)

Wednesday 10 February 2016
In-service day - East Kilbride and Strathaven area schools (except St Patrick's Primary, Strathaven)
Wednesday 10 February 2016
April 2016

Easter

Schools close on Thursday 24 March 2016*

Schools re-open on Tuesday 29 March 2016

Spring break

Schools close at 2.30pm on Friday 1 April 2016

Schools re-open on Monday 18 April 2016

May 2016

May Day

Monday 2 May 2016

In-service day - all schools
Thursday 5 May 2016

Local holiday

Friday 27 and Monday 30 May 2016**

June 2016

Summer break

Schools close at 1pm on Friday 24 June 2016

Notes:

*Good Friday falls on Friday 25 March 2016
**Lanark schools will close on 9 and 10 June 2016

Pupils attend school for 190 days and teachers attend for 195 days.

2016/17

Types of holiday listed by month Holiday dates
August 2016
Teachers return on Thursday 11 August 2016
In-service day - all schools

Thursday 11 and Friday 12 August 2016

Pupils return on Monday 15 August 2016

September 2016
September weekend

Friday 23 and Monday 26 September 2016

Pupils return on Tuesday 27 September 2016

October 2016
October break

Monday 17 to Friday 21 October 2016

Pupils return on Monday 24 October 2016

November 2016
In-service day - all schools
Monday 21 November 2016
December 2016 and January 2017
Christmas/New Year

Schools close at 2.30pm on Thursday 22 December 2016

Schools re-open on Monday 9 January 2017

Types of holiday listed by month Holiday dates
February 2017
February break Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 February 2017
In-service day - all schools
Wednesday 15 February 2017
April 2017
Spring break/Easter

Schools close at 2.30pm on Thursday 30 March 2017*

Schools re-open on Tuesday 18 April 2017

May 2017
May Day Monday 1 May 2017
In-service day - all schools
Thursday 4 May 2017
Local holiday
Friday 26 and Monday 29 May 2017**
June 2017
Summer break
Schools close at 1pm on Friday 23 June 2017

Notes:

*Good Friday falls on Friday 14 April 2017
**Lanark schools will close on 8 and 9 June 2017

Pupils attend school for 190 days and teachers attend for 195 days.

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