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School holidays

School holidays 2016 - 2018

The table below show the school holidays in South Lanarkshire for school session 2016/17 and 2017/18 (approved as at 23 November 2016).

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

P1 pupils attend school for full day (flying start) from Monday 22 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

February 2017
February break Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 February 2017
In-service day - all schools Wednesday 15 February 2017
March/April 2017
Spring break/Easter

Schools close at 2.30pm on Friday 31 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 Tuesday 27 June 2017

* 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.

 

2017/18

School holiday dates and in-service days for 2017/18 approved on 23 November 2016.

Types of holiday listed by month Holiday dates
August 2017
Teachers return on Tuesday 15 August 2017 Pupils return on Thursday 17 August 2017
In-service day - all schools Tuesday 15 and Wednesday 16 August 2017
September 2017

September weekend

Friday 22 and Monday 25 September 2017

Pupils return on Tuesday 26 September 2017

October 2017

October break

Monday 16 to Friday 20 October 2017

Pupils return on Monday 23 October 2017

In-service day - all schools Monday 20 November 2017
December 2017 and January 2018

Christmas/New Year

Schools close at 2.30pm on Friday 22 December 2017

Schools re-open on Monday 8 January 2018

February 2018
February break Monday 12 and Tuesday 13 February 2018
In-service day - all schools Wednesday 14 February 2018
March/April 2018
Spring break/Easter

Schools close at 2.30pm on Thursday 29 March 2018*

Schools re-open on Monday 16 April 2018

May 2018
May Day Monday 7 May 2018
In-service day - all schools Tuesday 8 May 2018
Local holiday Friday 25 and Monday 28 May 2018**
June 2018
Summer break Schools close at 1pm on Thursday 28 June 2018

* Good Friday falls on Friday 30 March 2018

** Lanark schools will close on 7 and 8 June 2018

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

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