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Holiday Dates

Holiday Dates 2020/21

School Commences

  • Monday 24th August (phased return)
HolidayDate
Exceptional Closure (Staff Development Days)Monday 28th September 2020 
HalloweenMonday 26th – Friday30th October 2020
Christmas (early dismissal – see below)Monday 21st  December 2020 –Monday 4th January 2021
School recommencesTuesday 5th January 2021
Mid TermMonday 15th February – Friday 19th February 2021
Exceptional Closure (staff Development Days)Wednesday 17th March 2021
Easter (early dismissal – see below)Monday 29th March – Friday 9th April 2021
School recommencesMonday 12th April 2021
May DayMonday 3rd May 2021
Exceptional Closure (Staff Development Day)Monday 31st May 2021
Term Ends (early dismissal – see below)Friday 25th June 2021   Lunch will not be served on Friday 25th June

Term Finishing times

At the end of each term i.e. Christmas, Easter and Summer, pupils will be released from school at:

  • 12 noon     P1 & P2
  • 12.10pm    P3 & P4
  • 12.20pm    P5, P6 & P7

Staff development days

The Development of Education has agreed to 5  closures for school year 2020/21.

  • Day 1 Monday 28th September 2020
  • Day 2 Monday 4th January 2021
  • Day 3 Monday 17th March 2021
  • Day 4 Monday 29th March 2021
  • Day 5 Monday 31st May 2021

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