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School holidays




This table shows the school holidays in South Lanarkshire for school session 2014/15. 

The proposed school holidays for 2015/16 and 2016/17 are now available.  Please note that these dates are subject to consultation and approval and may change.

School holidays 2014/15

Types of holiday listed by month Holiday dates
August 2014
In-service day (all schools) Monday 11 and Tuesday 12 August 2014

Pupils return on Wednesday 13 August 2014
New schools - temporary closures Temporary closures for August 2014
September 2014
In-service day (all schools) Thursday 18 and Friday 19 September 2014
September weekend Friday 26 and Monday 29 September 2014

Pupils return on Tuesday 30 September 2014
October 2014
October break Monday 13 to Friday 17 October 2014

Pupils return on Monday 20 October 2014
December 2014 and January 2015
Christmas/New Year

Schools close at 2.30pm on Friday 19 December 2014

Schools re-open on Monday 5 January 2015


Types of holiday listed by month Holiday dates
February 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).
Friday 6 February 2015
In-service day - Cambuslang and Rutherglen area Friday 6 February 2015
February break Monday 9 and Tuesday 10 February 2015
In-service day - Clydesdale area schools (except St Athanasius' Primary, St John's Primary (Blackwood) and St Mary's Primary, Lanark) Wednesday 11 February 2015
In-service day - East Kilbride and Strathaven area schools (except St Patrick's Primary, Strathaven) Wednesday 11 February 2015
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

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