Tag: holidays

School Holidays 2023/24

Parents and pupils are getting ready for a new school term, which in South Lanarkshire, starts this Wednesday with a return to School. Here’s this year’s dates mapped out, including official school holidays: AUGUST 2023Tue 15th Aug 23 – In Service dayWed 16th Aug 23 – Pupils return to school SEPTEMBER 2023Fri 22nd Sep 23 […]

Back from Holidays

Local news may have been a little slow here the last fortnight. Apologies, we’ve been away on holidays with family, but now back and catching up this weekend. Had a brilliant, relaxing holiday and normal service resumes. Hope YOUR summer is going well too!

School Closures

A reminder that Schools in South Lanarkshire are closed for a long weekend in the coming days. All South Lanarkshire Schools will be closed on Friday 26th May and Monday 29th May, except schools in Lanark. Schools there will instead close on Thursday 8th and Friday 9th June. Good timing! The weather is shaping up […]

SLC School Holidays

Here’s the 2023 South Lanarkshire School Holiday dates: February 2023February Break – Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th FebruaryIn Service day – Wednesday 15th February. March / April 2023Spring Break . Easter – Schools close at 2.30pm on Friday 31st March 2023. Reopening on Monday 17th April 2023. May 2023May Day – Monday 1st May In […]

2023/24 School Holidays Approved

South Lanarkshire School holidays for 2023/24 have now been approved by local councillors. At the Education Resources Committee meeting earlier this week, elected members confirmed dates for school holidays and in-service days for the next school year. 2023 Teachers will return from Summer on Monday, 14th August 2023. That day and the following on Tuesday, […]

School’s out for Summer

School term is over and schools are now out for summer! South Lanarkshire Schools closed at 1pm today, Friday 24th June for just over 7 weeks. The sun was shining in Blantyre today as Primary Schools held their own separate celebrations for their P7 pupils saying goodbye to their school for the last time. There […]

October Holiday Restrictions

The Scottish Government have included in their statement today advice about travelling during the school October break. In her announcement today, Nicola Sturgeon urged people not to book overseas travel for the October break “unless it is absolutely essential”, and advised against car sharing with people outside your own household. Have your say. Is this affecting YOU?