AS we prepare to welcome the new year parents, carers, and guardians across Dumbarton will also be preparing for their little ones’ return to school.

With a new term just around the corner, the Reporter has compiled a list of all the school holidays in West Dunbartonshire in 2024.

School holiday dates 23/24

Autumn Term 2023

Schools close for Christmas/New Year: Friday, December 22

Christmas/New Year break: Monday, December 25 – Friday, January 5, 2024 (inclusive)

Schools re-open: Monday, January 8

Spring Term 2024

Half term: Monday, February 12 and Tuesday, February 13

In-service day: Wednesday, February 14

Schools close: Thursday, March 28 at 2.30pm

Spring break: Friday, March 29 to Friday, April 12 (inclusive)

Schools return: Monday, April 15

Summer Term 2024

In-service day: Thursday, May 2

May Day: Monday, May 6

Half-term: Friday, May 24 and Monday, May 27

Schools close: Wednesday, June 26 at 1pm