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East Lothian Council & LEA School Holidays and Term Dates

East Lothian Council School Term and Holiday Dates are sourced from the East Lothian LEA.


East Lothian Council School Term and Holiday Dates are sourced from the East Lothian LEA.

2016/2017 East Lothian Council School Holiday and Term Dates


Term / Holiday First Day Last Day
Autumn Term Dates Wednesday August 17, 2016 Friday October 14, 2016
Autumn Half Term
Autumn Term Dates Tuesday October 25, 2016 Thursday December 22, 2016
Christmas Holidays
Spring Term Dates Monday January 9, 2017 Friday March 31, 2017
Easter Holidays
Summer Term Dates Tuesday April 18, 2017 Friday June 30, 2017
Summer Holidays

2017/2018 East Lothian Council School Holiday and Term Dates


Term / Holiday First Day Last Day
Autumn Term Dates Wednesday August 16, 2017 Friday October 13, 2017
Autumn Half Term
Autumn Term Dates Tuesday October 24, 2017 Friday December 22, 2017
Christmas Holidays
Spring Term Dates Monday January 8, 2018 Friday February 9, 2018
Spring Half Term
Spring Term Dates Tuesday February 20, 2018 Thursday March 29, 2018
Easter Holidays
Summer Term Dates Monday April 16, 2018 Friday June 29, 2018
Summer Holidays

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East Lothian is one of the council areas of Scotland, which number 32 that sits on the border of Edinburgh. It includes the administrative centre of Haddington and the largest town of Musselburgh. Within the schools of the council area are 35 primary and 6 secondary schools as well as two nurseries and a special school. The council set the school holiday dates though schools have some ability to change minor dates. The year starts on 17th August and there is break from 16-19th September with half term from 14th to 25th October. The Christmas holiday 2016 starts 22nd December until 9th January. The spring term includes the February half term from 10th to 21st and the Easter break 2017 starts 31st March. The final summer term starts after Easter on 18th April and runs until 30th June with the May half term 1-2nd and another two day break on 22-23rd May.

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