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School holidays

School holidays 2017 - 2019

The tables below show the school holidays in South Lanarkshire for school session 2017/18.

The provisional holiday dates for 2018/19 can be found from the link below. Please note that these dates are subject to change and are still to be approved.  The in-service dates are still to be confirmed.

2017/18

School holiday dates and in-service days for 2017/18

Types of holiday listed by month Holiday dates
August 2017
Teachers return on Tuesday 15 August 2017

All pupils return on Thursday 17 August 2017

(including P1 pupils attending for full day)

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.

Please use the link below for the 2018/19 holiday dates.

Related content

  1. School holidays 2017 - 2019
  2. School holidays 2018/19 (provisional dates)

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