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Falkirk Council & LEA School Holidays and Term Dates

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


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

2016/2017 Falkirk Council School Holiday and Term Dates


Term / Holiday First Day Last Day
Autumn Term Dates Wednesday August 24, 2016 Friday October 7, 2016
Autumn Half Term
Autumn Term Dates Tuesday October 18, 2016 Wednesday December 21, 2016
Christmas Holidays
Spring Term Dates Thursday January 5, 2017 Friday March 31, 2017
Easter Holidays
Summer Term Dates Tuesday April 18, 2017 Friday June 30, 2017
Summer Holidays

2017/2018 Falkirk Council School Holiday and Term Dates


Term / Holiday First Day Last Day
Autumn Term Dates Wednesday August 23, 2017 Friday October 6, 2017
Autumn Half Term
Autumn Term Dates Monday October 16, 2017 Friday December 22, 2017
Christmas Holidays
Spring Term Dates Monday January 8, 2018 Thursday March 29, 2018
Easter Holidays
Summer Term Dates Monday April 16, 2018 Friday June 29, 2018
Summer Holidays

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Falkirk is a unitary area of Scotland, one of the 32 authorities responsible for schools and setting school holiday dates around the country. Falkirk Council have responsibility for a total of 72 schools, of which primary schools make up 50, followed by 9 secondary schools, 8 nurseries, three special schools and two further education colleges – Falkirk College of Further and Higher Education and Forth Valley College. The colleges set their own half term dates but all other schools follow the council calendar. This starts 12th September until 22nd December with the October half term 10th-14th. The Christmas holidays 2016 finish 5th January and the spring term runs until 3rd April with the February half term 10th – 14th. The final term is the spring one that starts after the Easter holidays on 17th April and runs until 3rd July with breaks on 1st and 4th May for the bank holiday.

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