With the return to school now just days away, kids might be looking to pencil in their next break.

Dates for the 2023/24 school calendar have been finalised across East Ayrshire.

We've laid out all the information needed for this school season: 


Thursday, August 17- In-service day

Friday, August 18- In-service day

Monday, August 21- Pupils return



Friday, September 22 to Monday, September 25 (inclusive)- Schools closed

Tuesday, September 26- Pupils return



Monday, October 16 to Friday, October 20 (inclusive)- Schools closed

Monday, October 23- In-service day

Tuesday, October 24- Pupils return



Monday, December 25 to Friday, January 5, 2024 (inclusive)- Schools closed

Monday, january 8, 2024- Pupils return



Friday, February 9 to Monday, February 12 (inclusive)- Schools closed

Tuesday, February 13 to Wednesday, February 14 (inclusive)- In-service day

Thursday, February 15- Pupils return



Friday, March 29 to Friday, April 12 (inclusive)- Schools closed for Easter

Monday, April 15- Pupils return



Monday, May 6- Schools closed for May Day

Tuesday, May 7- Pupils return

Monday, May 27- Schools closed

Tuesday, May 28- In-service day

Wednesday, May 29- Pupils return



Friday, June 28- Last day of term