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School term and holiday dates

Find school holiday, half term and term dates for primary, secondary and special schools. These apply to South Ayrshire Council controlled schools.

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Term and holiday dates 2017-18

Download and print the 2017-18 term dates

Autumn term
16 August 2017Inservice day
17 August 2017Pupils return
22 September 2017 - 25 September 2017Schools closed
13 October 2017Schools close
23 October 2017Inservice day
24 October 2017Inservice day
25 October 2017Pupils return
22 December 2017Term ends*
Spring term
8 January 2018Pupils return
8 February 2018School close
13 February 2018Inservice day
14 February 2018Pupils return
29 March 2018Schools close
Summer term
16 April 2018Pupils return
7 May 2018Schools closed, May day holiday
8 May 2018Pupils return
25 May 2018Schools closed
28 May 2018Schools closed
29 May 2018Inservice day
30 May 2018Pupils return
29 June 2018Term ends

* Most schools will close at 2.30pm but please check with your school for their closing time.

Term and holiday dates 2018-19

Download and print the 2018-19 term dates

Autumn term
16 August 2018Inservice day
17 August 2018Inservice day
20 August 2018Pupils return
21 September 2018 - 24 September 2018Schools closed
12 October 2018Schools close
22 October 2018Inservice day
23 October 2018Pupils return
21 December 2018Term ends
Spring term
7 January 2019Pupils return
8 February 2019School close
11 February 2019School closed
12 February 2019Inservice day
13 February 2019Pupils return
29 March 2019Schools close
Summer term
15 April 2019Pupils return
18 April 2019Schools close
23 April 2019Pupils return
6 May 2019Schools closed, May day holiday
27 May 2019Schools closed
28 May 2019Inservice day
29 May 2019Pupils return
28 June 2019Term ends

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