Session Dates

Session Dates 2017/18


Autumn Term
New Staff Induction Monday 21 August
Staff Development Tuesday 22 – Thursday 24 August
Start (for S5 and S6 only)
Wednesday 23 August (half day)
Start (for S1) Friday 25 August DAY ZERO (half day)
Start (for all) Monday 28 August
Half Term Monday 16 October – Friday 27 October inclusive
Christmas Holidays Friday 15 December (Senior School closes at 12.30pm)
Closing Times Nursery 11.45am / P1–P3 12 noon / P4–P7 12.15pm
Senior School 12.30pm
Spring Term
Staff Development Friday 5 January 2018
Start Monday 8 January
Prelims Fortnight

Monday 15 January – Friday 29 January

Founder’s Day Friday 9 February
(Junior School holiday / Senior School finish at lunchtime)
Half Term Monday 12 - Friday 16 February 2018 inclusive
Easter Holidays Monday 26 March – Friday 6 April inclusive
Closing Times Nursery 11.45am / P1–P3 12 noon / P4–P7 12.15pm
Senior School 12.30pm
Summer Term
Start (for all pupils and staff) Monday 9 April
Exam Leave

Friday 27 April (TBC)

S3 Projects Monday 14 May – Friday 25 May inclusive
Half Term Monday 28 May – Wednesday 30 May inclusive
Staff Development

Wednesday 30 May

Junior and Senior School Prizegivings

Friday 29 June

Summer Holidays

S1, S2 & S3 pupils finish at 3.30pm on Thursday 28 June
Junior School pupils finish after Junior School Prizegiving
S4, S5 & S6 pupils finish after Senior School Prizegiving

NB The day immediately preceding a half term holiday will be a full school day.

Session Dates 2018/19

The 2018/19 session dates are not yet published due to our commitment to align our holiday dates as much as we can with those of the City of Edinburgh Council schools.

2018/19 Session Dates will be available by the end of September. Parents will be alerted as soon as possible.

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