School term and holiday dates

Term and holiday dates for schools in Dumfries and Galloway.

Current school year (2018/19)

Term 1
Teacher training - Friday 17 and Monday 20 August 2018
First day - Tuesday 21 August 2018
Last day - Friday 12 October 2018

Autumn holiday - Monday 15 to Friday 26 October 2018

Term 2
First day - Monday 29 October 2018
Last day - Friday 21 December 2018

Christmas holiday - Monday 24 December 2018 to Friday 4 January 2019

Term 3
First day - Monday 7 January 2019
Teacher training - Thursday 21 and Friday 22 February 2019
Last day - Friday 5 April 2019
Teacher training - Monday 8 April 2019

Spring holiday - Monday 8 to Monday 22 April 2019

Term 4
First day - Tuesday 23 April 2019
May Day holiday - Monday 6 May 2019
Last day - Friday 28 June 2019

Summer holiday - Monday 1 July 2019 to Tuesday 20 August 2019

Future school year (2019/20)

Term 1
Teacher training - Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 August 2019
First day - Wednesday 21 August 2019
Last day - Friday 11 October 2019

Autumn holiday - Monday 14 to Friday 25 October 2019

Term 2
First day - Monday 28 October 2019
Last day - Friday 20 December 2019

Christmas holiday - Monday 23 December 2019 to Monday 6 January 2020

Term 3
Teacher training - Monday 6 January 2020
First day - Tuesday 7 January 2020
Mid-term holiday - Monday 17 to Friday 21 February 2020
(Teacher training - Thursday 20 and Friday 21 February 2020)
Last day - Friday 3 April 2020

Spring holiday - Monday 6 to Friday 17 April 2020

Term 4
First day - Monday 20 April 2020
May Day holiday - Monday 4 May 2020
Last day - Thursday 2 July 2020

Summer holiday - Friday 3 July 2020 to Wednesday 19 August 2020

Future school year (2020/21)

Term 1
Teacher training - Tuesday 18 and Wednesday 19 August 2020
First day - Thursday 20 August 2020
Last day - Friday 9 October 2020

Autumn holiday - Monday 12 to Friday 23 October 2020

Term 2
First day - Monday 26 October 2020
Last day - Friday 18 December 2020
Teacher training - Monday 21 December 202

Christmas holiday - Tuesday22 December 2020 to Monday 4 January 2021

Term 3
First day - Tuesday 5 January 2021
Mid-term holiday - Wednesday 17 to Friday 19 February 2021
(Teacher training - Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 February 2021)
Last day - Friday 26 March 2021

Spring holiday - Monday 29 March to Friday 9 April 2021

Term 4
First day - Monday 12 April 2021
May Day holiday - Monday 3 May 2021
Last day - Wednesday 30 June 2021

Summer holiday - Thursday 1 July 2021 to Wednesday 18 August 2021

Future school year (2021/22)

Term 1
Teacher training - Wednesday 18 August 2021
First day - Thursday 19 August 2021
Last day - Friday 8 October 2021

Autumn holiday - Monday 11 to Friday 22 October 2021

Term 2
First day - Monday 25 October 2021
Last day - Wednesday 22 December 2021

Christmas holiday - Thursday 23 December 2021 to Friday 7 January 2022

Term 3
Teacher training - Thursday 6 and Friday 7 January 2022
First day - Monday 10 January 2022
Mid-term holiday - Monday 14 to Wednesday 16 February 2022
(Teacher training - Tuesday 15 and Wednesday 16 February 2022)
Last day - Friday 1 April 2022

Spring holiday - Monday 4 April to Monday 18 April 2022

Term 4
First day - Tuesday 19 April 2022
May Day holiday - Monday 2 May 2022
Last day - Friday 1 July 2022

Summer holiday - Monday 4 July 2022 to Wednesday 17 August 2022

Page last updated: 21/08/2018
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