School Terms and Holidays 2020/2021

The school session is divided into three terms beginning in August, January and April.

Terms dates for 2020 to 2021 for primary and secondary are available below. The Term Dates including staff holiday dates for 2020/2021 can also be downloaded from the Downloads section. 

Term 1

Staff resumeTuesday, 11 August 2020
Pupils ResumeWednesday, 12 August 2020
September Holiday
All breakFriday, 18 September 2020
All resumeWednesday, 23 September 2020
October Holiday
All breakFriday, 9 October 2020
Staff  resumeTuesday, 20 October 2020
Pupils resumeWednesday, 21 October 2020
Last Day of Term
All breakFriday, 18 December 2020

Term 2

Staff resume Tuesday.  5 January 2021
Pupils resumeWednesday, 6 January 2021
February Holiday
All breakFriday, 12 February 2021
All resumeThursday, 18 February 2021
Last Day of Term
All breakThursday, 1 April 2021

Term 3

All ResumeMonday, 19 April 2021
May Holiday
All breakFriday, 30 April 2021
All resumeTuesday, 4 May 2021
Staff Inā€Service Thursday, 6 May 2021
1 day local holiday during term 3 as detailed below
a) All schools except those at b) and c) belowSpring Day- Monday, 24 May 2021
b) Bathgate Academy and feeder primary schools plus St Mary's, Bathgate & St Columba's (excluding Blackburn and Murrayfield Primary Schools)Bathgate Local holiday - Monday, 7 June 2021

(subject to confirmation)

c) Linlithgow Academy and feeder primary schools plus St Joseph's Primary School, LinlithgowLinlithgow Marches - Tuesday, 15 June 2021

(subject to confirmation)

Last Day of Term (primary, secondary and special schools)
All breakFriday, 25 June 2021