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

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

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    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