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High school summer holidays extended by a day from this year

Sat, 10 Jan 2015


Secondary school pupils will get an extra day off during the summer holidays this year.

This year the high schools will re-open a day later than primary schools following the summer break.

Pupils will return on September 10th with primary school children returning on the 9th.

It's to allow teachers a day of working together to prepare for the impending curriculum changes.

Paul Craine is co-ordinating Adviser for 11-19 education - he says it's a necessary move:

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