School term and holiday dates

Last updated: 5 January 2021

From 5 January 2021 to 29 January 2021, schools will only open to in-person learning for children of key workers and vulnerable children.

All other children and young people will:

  • not return to learning until 11 January
  • have remote learning from 11 January to 29 January.

Read more about school re-opening arrangements for January 2021 on

Find your child's school term, half term and holiday dates on your local council's website.

School term and holiday dates vary across Scotland.