School holidays

2021/22 school holidays dates (proposed)

Please note that the 2021/22 holiday dates are still to be approved and may be subject to change.

Proposed school holiday dates 2021/22
Types of holiday listed by month Holiday dates
August 2021
Teachers return on Tuesday 10 August 2021

Pupils return on Thursday 12 August 2021

In-service day - all schools Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 August 2021
September 2021

September weekend

Friday 24 and Monday 27 September 2021

Pupils return on Tuesday 28 September 2021

October 2021

October break

Monday 11 to Friday 15 October 2021

Pupils return on Monday 18 October 2021

November 2021
In-service day - all schools

Monday 15 November 2021

December 2021 and January 2022

Christmas/New Year

Schools close at 2.30pm on Thursday 23 December 2021

Schools re-open on Monday 10 January 2022

February 2022
February break

Monday 14 and Tuesday 15 February 2022

In-service day - all schools Wednesday 16 February 2022
March/April 2022
Spring break/Easter

Schools close at 2.30pm on Friday 1 April 2022*

Schools re-open on Tuesday 19 April 2022

May 2022
May Day Monday 2 May 2022
In-service day - all schools Thursday 5 May 2022
Local holiday Friday 27 and Monday 30 May 2022**
June 2022
Summer break Schools close at 1pm on Friday 24 June 2022

* Good Friday falls on Friday 15 April 2022

** Lanark schools will close on 9 and 10 June 2022

Two in-service days for August 2022 to be confirmed

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

 

Related content

  1. 2020/21 school holidays (approved)
  2. 2021/22 school holidays dates (proposed)