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School holidays 2015 - 2017

The tables below show the school holidays in South Lanarkshire for school sessions 2015/16 and 2016/17.  

2015/16

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
March/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

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.

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