Session Dates

Session Dates 2019/20

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Autumn Term
Leadership Day Friday 16 August 2019
New Staff Induction Monday 19 August 2019
Professional Learning Week for Staff Tuesday 20 – Friday 23 August 2019
Start (for S5 and S6 only) Wednesday 21 August 2019 (half day)
Start (for S1) Friday 23 August 2019 DAY ZERO (half day)
Start (for all) Monday 26 August 2019
Half Term Normal school day on Friday 11 October 2019
Monday 14 October 2019 – Friday 25 October 2019 inclusive
Christmas Holidays Monday 23 December 2019 – Monday 6 January 2020 inclusive
Closing Times:
Friday 20 December 2019
Nursery 11.45am / P1–P3 12 noon / P4–P7 12.15pm
Senior School 12.30pm
Spring Term
Non-Sessional Staff Start Monday 6 January 2020
Start Tuesday 7 January 2020
Founder’s Day Friday 7 February 2020
(Junior School holiday / Senior School finish at lunchtime)
Half Term Monday 10 February 2020 – Monday 17 February 2020 inclusive
Professional Learning Day for Staff Monday 17 February 2020
Easter Holidays Monday 6 April 2020 – Monday 20 April 2020 inclusive
Closing Times:
Friday 3 April 2020
Nursery 11.45am / P1–P3 12 noon / P4–P7 12.15pm
Senior School 12.30pm
Summer Term
Professional Learning Day for Staff Monday 20 April 2020
Start Tuesday 21 April 2020
S3 Projects Monday 11 May 2020 – Friday 22 May 2020 inclusive
Half Term Normal school day on Friday 22 May 2020
Monday 25 May 2020 – Wednesday 27 May 2020 inclusive
Junior and Senior School Prizegivings Friday 26 June 2020
Summer Holidays S1, S2 & S3 pupils finish at 3.30pm on Thursday 25 June 2020
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 2020/21

Updated to reflect the impact of Covid-19.

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Autumn Term
New Staff Induction Friday 14 August 2020
Pupils available to return (details to follow) Monday 17 August 2020
Regular teaching cycle commences for all pupils Monday 24 August 2020
Half Term Normal school day on Friday 9 October 2020
Monday 12 October 2020 – Friday 23 October 2020 inclusive
Christmas Holidays Monday 21 December 2020 – Monday 4 January 2021 inclusive
Closing Times:
Finish at lunchtime on Friday 18 December 2020

Due to the earlier start to Session 2020/21 than planned, there will be minor adjustments to term date in Spring and Summer Term 2020/21. These will be advised as soon as possible.

Spring Term
Non-Sessional Staff Start Monday 4 January 2021
Start Tuesday 5 January 2021
Founder’s Day Friday 5 February 2021
(Junior School holiday / Senior School finish at approx 12.30pm)
Half Term Monday 8 February 2021 – Monday 15 February 2021 inclusive
Professional Learning Day for Staff Monday 15 February 2021
Easter Holidays Friday 2 April 2021 – Monday 19 April 2021 inclusive
Closing Times:
Finish at lunchtime on Thursday 1 April 2021
Summer Term
Professional Learning Day for Staff Monday 19 April 2021
Start Tuesday 20 April 2021
S3 Projects Monday 10 May 2021 – Friday 21 May 2021 inclusive
Half Term Normal school day on Friday 21 May 2021
Monday 24 May 2021 – Tuesday 25 May 2021 inclusive
Junior and Senior School Prizegivings Friday 25 June 2021
Summer Holidays S1, S2 & S3 pupils finish at 3.30pm on Thursday 24 June 2021
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 2021/22

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Autumn Term
Leadership Day Friday 13 August 2021
New Staff Induction Monday 16 August 2021
Professional Learning Week for Staff Tuesday 17 – Friday 20 August 2021
Start (for S5 and S6 only) Wednesday 18 August 2021 (half day)
Start (for S1) Friday 20 August 2021 DAY ZERO (half day)
Start (for all) Monday 23 August 2021
Half Term Normal school day on Friday 8 October 2021
Monday 11 October 2021 – Friday 22 October 2021 inclusive
Christmas Holidays Wednesday 22 December 2021 – Wednesday 5 January 2022 inclusive
Closing Times:
Tuesday 21 December 2021
Nursery 11.45am / P1–P3 12 noon / P4–P7 12.15pm
Senior School 12.30pm
Spring Term
Non-Sessional Staff Start Wednesday 5 January 2022
Start Thursday 6 January 2022
Founder’s Day Friday 11 February 2022
(Junior School holiday / Senior School finish at lunchtime)
Half Term Monday 14 February 2022 – Monday 21 February 2022 inclusive
Professional Learning Day for Staff Monday 21 February 2022
Easter Holidays Monday 4 April 2022 – Tuesday 19 April 2022 inclusive
Closing Times:
Friday 1 April 2022
Nursery 11.45am / P1–P3 12 noon / P4–P7 12.15pm
Senior School 12.30pm
Summer Term
Professional Learning Day for Staff Tuesday 19 April 2022
Start Wednesday 20 April 2022
S3 Projects Monday 9 May 2022 – Friday 20 May 2022 inclusive
Half Term Normal school day on Friday 20 May 2022
Monday 23 May 2022 – Tuesday 24 May 2022 inclusive
Junior and Senior School Prizegivings Friday 24 June 2022
Summer Holidays S1, S2 & S3 pupils finish at 3.30pm on Thursday 23 June 2022
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 2022/23*

*Subject to change as City of Edinburgh holiday dates yet to be confirmed

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Autumn Term
Leadership Day Friday 12 August 2022
New Staff Induction Monday 15 August 2022
Professional Learning Week for Staff Tuesday 16 – Friday 19 August 2022
Start (for S5 and S6 only) Wednesday 17 August 2022 (half day)
Start (for S1) Friday 19 August 2022 DAY ZERO (half day)
Start (for all) Monday 22 August 2022
Half Term Normal school day on Friday 7 October 2022
Monday 10 October 2022 – Friday 21 October 2022 inclusive
Christmas Holidays Friday 23 December 2022 – Friday 6 January 2023 inclusive
Closing Times:
Thursday 22 December 2022
Nursery 11.45am / P1–P3 12 noon / P4–P7 12.15pm
Senior School 12.30pm
Spring Term
Non-Sessional Staff Start Friday 6 January 2023
Start Monday 9 January 2023
Founder’s Day Friday 10 February 2023
(Junior School holiday / Senior School finish at lunchtime)
Half Term Monday 13 February 2023 – Monday 20 February 2023 inclusive
Professional Learning Day for Staff Monday 20 February 2023
Easter Holidays Monday 3 April 2023 – Monday 17 April 2023 inclusive
Closing Times:
Friday 31 March 2023
Nursery 11.45am / P1–P3 12 noon / P4–P7 12.15pm
Senior School 12.30pm
Summer Term
Professional Learning Day for Staff Monday 17 April 2023
Start Tuesday 18 April 2023
S3 Projects Monday 8 May 2023 – Friday 19 May 2023 inclusive
Half Term Normal school day on Friday 19 May 2023
Monday 22 May 2023 – Wednesday 24 May 2023 inclusive
Junior and Senior School Prizegivings Friday 23 June 2023
Summer Holidays S1, S2 & S3 pupils finish at 3.30pm on Thursday 22 June 2022
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.