SCHOOL session dates for next year and the year after have been approved by East Lothian Council.

The 2020/2021 school year will start for pupils on Wednesday, August 19, 2020, with teachers returning for two in-service days from Monday, August 17.

The autumn break will see schools close on Friday, September 18, and resume on Tuesday, September 22, before breaking for the October holidays on Friday, October 16.

Staff return on Monday, October 26, with pupils coming back on Tuesday, October 27.

Schools will close for Christmas on Wednesday, December 23, and return on Thursday, January 7, 2021.

They will break on February 5, with staff returning on Monday, February 15, followed by pupils on Tuesday February, 16. Schools break for Easter on Thursday, April 1. Staff and pupils return on April 20.

They will close for May Day on Monday, May 3, and there will be a staff in-service day on Monday, May 24. Term ends on Friday, July 2.

The 2021/2022 year begins with two staff in-service days from Monday, August 16, and pupils starting on Wednesday, August 18.

They close for the autumn holiday on Friday, September 17, returning on Tuesday, September 21.

Schools break on Friday, October 15, with staff returning on Monday, October 25, and pupils a day later.

Term ends for Christmas on Thursday, December 23.

The 2022 session sees everyone return on Monday, January 10, and break on Friday, February 11. Staff return on Monday, February 21, with pupils back on Tuesday, February 22.

They break for Easter on Friday, April 8, and return on Monday, April 25. They close for May Day on May 2.

On May 23, there will be a staff in-service day. Term ends on Thursday, June 30.