When is the September weekend? Mid-term school holiday dates for Edinburgh and Lothians - and when the autumn term ends

Some Scottish pupils are set for their first holiday of the school term

Pupils in Scotland returned to school in August (Getty Images)
Pupils in Scotland returned to school in August (Getty Images)

Children in Scotland have been back at school since August 11 following a prolonged break due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Despite the recent return, the first term break of the academic year is approaching.

The September half-term marks the halfway point in the Autumn term, but varies by council, with some overlooking the September half-term altogether.

Here’s when children can enjoy their first holidays of the year near you.

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City of Edinburgh Council

Mid-term: September 21

End of term: October 16

East Lothian Council

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Mid-term: September 18 to September 22

End of term: October 16

Midlothian Council

Mid-term: September 18 to September 21

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End of term: October 13

West Lothian Council

Mid-term: September 18 to September 22

End of term: October 9