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Schools & Education: Term Dates

School Holidays 2014-2015 in Edinburgh and the Lothians

The start date for session 2014/2015 for pupils is Wednesday 13 August 2014.

We take every care to ensure the holiday data here is accurate, but please always check with your children's school before booking any holidays!

2014/2015  Academic year Date


Return 13 August

Autumn holiday 15 September - all resume 16 September

Mid-term 13 October - pupils resume 21 October

Term ends 19 December


Pupils resume 6 January

Mid-term 16 February

Primary pupils resume 23 February

Secondary pupils resume 24 February

Term ends 2 April


All resume 21 April

May Day 4 May - all resume 5 May

In Service Day 7 May - pupils resume 8 May

Victoria Day 18 May - all resume 19 May

Term ends 26 June

Total attendance

Primary pupils: 190 days

Secondary pupils: 189 days

Teachers: 195 days

warning-32.png Certain schools closed on Thursday 18 September 2015 for the Scottish Independence Referendum.

Last updated: October 19, 2014, 12:04:34 PM



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