School holidays and in-service days are listed below by academic year.

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School holidays 2022/23

Please note that all dates are inclusive.

August

DateDescription
Wednesday 17 August 2022 In-service day
Thursday 18 August 2022 Pupils return

September

DateDescription

Friday 16 September to Monday 19 September 2022

Local holidays (subject to change in alignment with Ayr Gold Cup weekend)
Tuesday 20 September 2022 Pupils return

October

DateDescription
Monday 17 October to Friday 21 October 2022 October holidays
Monday 24 October 2022 In-service day
Tuesday 25 October 2022 Pupils return

December/January

DateHoliday
Monday 26 December 2022 to Friday 6 January 2023 Christmas and New Year holidays
Monday 9 January 2023 Pupils return

February

DateDescription
Thursday 9 February to Monday 13 February 2023 Local holidays
Tuesday 14 February 2023 In-service day
Wednesday 15 February 2023 In-service day
Thursday 16 February 2023 Pupils return

April

DateDescription
Monday 3 April to Friday 14 April 2023 Easter holidays
Monday 17 April 2023 Pupils return

May

DateDescription
Monday 1 May 2023 Local holiday (May Day)
Tuesday 2 May 2023 Pupils return
Friday 26 May to Monday 29 May 2023 Local holidays
Tuesday 30 May 2023 In-service day
Wednesday 31 May 2023 Pupils return

July/August

DateDescription
Monday 3 July to Friday 18 August 2023 Summer holidays
Thursday 17 August 2023 In-service day
Friday 18 August 2023 In-service day
Monday 21 August 2023 Pupils return

School holidays 2023/24

Please note that all dates are inclusive.

Should there be a General Election in 2024 one of the in-service days will be moved.

August

DateDescription
Thursday 17 August 2023 In-service day
Friday 18 August 2023 In-service day
Monday 21 August 2023 Pupils return

September

DateDescription

Friday 15 September to Monday 18 September 2023

Local holidays (subject to change in alignment with Ayr Gold Cup weekend)
Tuesday 19 September 2023 Pupils return

October

DateDescription
Monday 16 October to Friday 20 October 2023 October holidays
Monday 23 October 2023 In-service day
Tuesday 24 October 2023 Pupils return

December/January

DateDescription
Monday 25 December 2023 to Friday 5 January 2024 Christmas and New Year
Monday 8 January 2024 Pupils return

February

DateDescription
Friday 9 February to Monday 12 February 2024 Local holidays
Tuesday 13 February 2024 In-service day
Wednesday 14 February 2024 Pupils return

March/April

DateDescription
Friday 29 March to Friday 12 April 2024 Easter holidays (Good Friday - 29 March 2024)
Monday 15 April 2024 Pupils return

May

DateDescription
Monday 6 May 2024 Local holiday (May Day)
Tuesday 7 May 2024 Pupils return
Monday 27 May 2024 Local holiday
Tuesday 28 May 2024 In-service day
Wednesday 29 May 2024 Pupils return

July/August

DateDescription
Monday 1 July to Friday 16 August 2024 Summer holidays
Monday 19 August 2024 In-service day
Tuesday 20 August 2024 In-service day
Wednesday 21 August 2024 Pupils return
 

Contact Information

Education Service
Council Headquarters
London Road
Kilmarnock
KA3 7BU
Telephone: 01563 576140
Parental Enquiries: 07551 280834 or 07392 864105