These are the Scotland school term dates for autumn 2020 - including holidays

Wednesday, 12th August 2020, 1:25 pm
Updated Wednesday, 12th August 2020, 1:27 pm
Schools in Scotland are set to return for the Autumn term this week, but those looking ahead may be keen to know when pupils break up before the Winter term begins (Photo: Shutterstock)
Schools in Scotland are set to return for the Autumn term this week, but those looking ahead may be keen to know when pupils break up before the Winter term begins (Photo: Shutterstock)

Schools in Scotland are set to return for the Autumn term this week, but those looking ahead may be keen to know when pupils break up before the Winter term begins.

Here are the 2020 Autumn term dates for each council area of Scotland, including September and October holiday dates, alongside any in-service days.

Aberdeen

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 to Friday 9 October 2020

September holiday: Friday 25 September to Monday 28 September 2020

October holiday: Monday 12 October to Friday 23 October 2020

Aberdeenshire

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 to Friday 9 October 2020

October holiday: Monday 12 October 2020 to Friday 23 October 2020

Angus

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 – Friday 2 October (p1 pupils start full-time on 24 August)

October holiday: Monday 5 October 2020 to Friday 16 October 2020

Argyll and Bute

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 – Friday 2 October

October holiday: Monday 5 October 2020 to Friday 16 October 2019

Clackmannanshire

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 to Friday 9 October 2020

October holiday: Monday 12 October 2020 to Friday 23 October 2020

Dumfries & Galloway

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 to Friday 9 October 2020October holiday: Monday 12 October 2020 to Friday 23 October 2020

Dundee City Council

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 – Friday 2 October 2020

October holiday: Monday 5 October 2020 to Friday 16 October 2020

East Ayrshire

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 to Friday 9 October 2020

September holiday: Friday 18 September 2020 to Monday 21 September 2020

October holiday: Monday 14 October to Monday 21 October

East Dunbartonshire

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 to Friday 9 October 2020

September holiday: Friday 25 September 2020 to Monday 28 September 2020

In-service day: Friday 9 October 2020

October holiday: Monday 12 October 2020 to Friday 16 October 2020

East Lothian

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 – Friday 16 October 2020

September holiday: Friday 18 September 2020 to Monday 21 September 2020

October holiday: Monday 19 October 2020 to Tuesday 27 October 2020

In-service day: Monday 26 October 2020

East Renfrewshire

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 to Friday 9 October 2020

September holiday: Thursday 24 September 2020 to Tuesday 29 September 2020

October holiday: Monday 12 October to Tuesday 20 October 2020

In-service day: Monday 19 October 2020

Edinburgh

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 – Friday 16 October 2020

September holiday: Monday 21 September 2020

October holiday: Monday 19 October 2020 to Monday 26 October 2020

Falkirk

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 to Friday 9 October 2020

September holiday: Monday 7 September 2020

October holiday: Monday 12 October 2020 to Friday 23 October 2020

In-service day: Monday 19 October 2020 (subject to change)

Fife

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 to Friday 9 October 2020

October holiday: Monday 12 October 2020 to Friday 23 October 2020

Glasgow

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 to Friday 9 October 2020

September holiday: Friday 25 September 2020 to Monday 28 September 2020

In-service day: Friday 9 October 2020

October holiday: Monday 12 October 2020 to Friday 16 October 2020

Highlands

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 to Friday 9 October 2020

In-service days: Monday 14 and Tuesday 15 September 2020

October holiday: Monday 12 October 2020 to Friday 23 October 2020

Inverclyde

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 to Friday 9 October 2020

September holiday: Monday 7 September 2020

October holiday: Monday 12 October 2020 to Friday 16 October 2020

In-service days: Friday 4 September 2020

Midlothian

Autumn term: Monday 12 August 2020 to Friday 16 October 2020

September holiday: Friday 18 to September 21 2020

October holiday: Monday 19 October 2020 to Monday 26 October 2020

Moray

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 to Friday 9 October 2020

October holiday: Monday 12 October 2020 to Friday 23 October 2020

North Ayrshire (except Arran)

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 to Friday 9 October 2020

October holiday: Monday 12 October 2020 to Friday 16 October 2020

In-service day: Monday 19 October 2020

Arran

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 to Friday 2 October 2020

October holiday: Monday 5 October 2020 to Friday 16 October 2020

In-service day: Monday 19 October 2020

North Lanarkshire

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 to Friday 9 October 2020

September holiday: Friday 25 September 2020 to Monday 28 September 2020

October holiday: Monday 12 October 2020 to Friday 16 October 2020

Orkney

Autumn term: Tuesday 18 August 2020 to Friday 9 October 2020

October holiday: Monday 12 October 2020 to Friday 23 October 2020

In-service days: Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 October 2020

Perth & Kinross

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 to Friday 2 October 2020

October holiday: Monday 5 October 2020 to Friday 16 October 2020

Renfrewshire

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 to Friday 9 October 2020

September holiday: Friday 25 September 2020 to Monday 28 September 2020

October holiday: Monday 12 October 2020 to Friday 16 October 2020

In-service day: Monday 19 October 2020

Scottish Borders

Autumn term: Tuesday 11 August 2020 to Friday 9 October 2020

October holiday: Monday 12 October 2020 to Friday 16 October 2020

Shetland Islands

Autumn term: Tuesday 11 August 2020 to Friday 9 October 2020

October Holidays: Monday 12 October 2020 to Tuesday 27 October 2020

South Ayrshire

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 to Friday 9 October 2020

September holiday: Friday 18 September 2020 to Monday 21 September 2020

October holiday: Monday 12 October 2020 to Friday 16 October 2020

In-service day: Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 October 2020

South Lanarkshire

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 to Friday 9 October 2020

September holiday: Friday 25 September 2020 to Monday 28 September 2020

October holiday: Monday 12 October 2020 to Friday 16 October 2020

Stirling

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 to Friday 9 October 2020

October Holiday: Monday 12 October 2020 to Friday 23 October 2020

West Dunbartonshire

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 to Thursday 8 October 2020

September holiday: Friday 25 September 2020 to Monday 28 September 2020

In-service day: Friday 9 October 2020

October holiday: Monday 12 October 2020 to Friday 16 October 2020

West Lothian

Autumn term: Wednesday 12 August 2020 to Friday 9 October 2020

September holiday: Friday 18 September 2020 to Wednesday 23 September 2020 (nursery pupils resume Tuesday 22 September)

October holiday: Monday 12 October 2020 to Friday 16 October 2020