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School term and holiday dates

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This is the list of school holiday dates and known In-Service days and Occasional Holiday days when pupils should not attend school.  These dates apply to all schools in Perth & Kinross.

The holidays dates follow an agreed pattern for both the Spring and Autumn holidays which was approved in 2008 and has been operational since 2010.  The Spring Holiday will commence on the 1st Monday of April for 2 weeks and the Autumn Holiday will commence on the 2nd Monday of October for 2 weeks.

Please note that pdf icon dates for staff [55kb] are available as a pdf download.

Please refer to our pdf icon Pupil Absence From Learning [268kb] (Family Holiday Information Leaflet) for information if you are considering taking your child on holiday during term time.

Any other school closures are advised through our School closures section of the website.


School term and holiday dates 2015 - 2016


Autumn Term 2015

Term Starts: Tuesday 18 August 2015

Term Ends: Friday 9 October 2015

Autumn Holiday: Monday 12 October 2015 - Friday 23 October 2015

Winter Term 2015

Term Starts: Monday 26 October 2015

In-Service Days: Thursday 19 November 2015 and Friday 20 November 2015

Term Ends: Friday 18 December 2015

Christmas Holiday: Monday 21 December 2015 - Monday 4 January 2016

Spring Term 2016

Term Starts: Tuesday 5 January 2016

In Service and Occasional Holidays: Wednesday 17 February - Friday 19 February 2016

Easter Weekend Holiday: Friday 25 March 2016 and Monday 28 March 2016

Term Ends: Friday 1 April 2016

Spring Holiday: Monday 4 April 2016 - Friday 15 April 2016

Summer Term

In-Service Day: Monday 18 April 2016

Term Starts: Tuesday 19 April 2016

Term Ends: Friday 1 July 2016


Easter Sunday - 27 March 2016
School Session 2016/17 will commence on Monday 15 August 2016 for Staff and Tuesday 16 August 2016 for Pupils.

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