Term Dates 2023

Tuesday 31 January

  • Year 7 and new students only

Term 1

Wednesday 1 February to Thursday 6 April

Term 2

Wednesday 26 April to Friday 23 June

Term 3

Tuesday 18 July to Friday 22 September

Term 4

Tuesday 10 October to Tuesday 5 December

  • Tuesday 5 December is Senior School Speech Night

Term Dates 2024

Tuesday 30 January

  • Year 7 and new students only
  • Preparatory School commences for Years 2 to 6, new boys only – half-day

Wednesday 31 January

  • Preparatory School commences for all boys from Transition to Year 6

Term 1

Wednesday 31 January to Friday 12 April

Term 2

Tuesday 30 April to Friday 28 June

Term 3

Tuesday 23 July to Friday 27 September

Term 4

Tuesday 15 October to Tuesday 10 December

Rose Bay, Early Years Centre – Centre Operation

The Scots College Rose Bay, Early Years Centre (Scots Rose Bay) is open 48 weeks of the year.

  • Wednesday 11 January – New 3 and 5 day boys commence at Scots Rose Bay
  • Thursday 12 January – New 2 day boys commence at Scots Rose Bay

The following are Centre closure/Public holidays

  • Thursday 26 January – Australia Day
  • Friday 7 April – Easter Friday
  • Monday 10 April – Easter Monday
  • Monday 12 June – King’s Birthday
  • Monday 2 October – Labour Day

Scots Rose Bay only closes for 4 weeks of the year during the Christmas and New Year holiday period. In 2023, this shutdown period begins Monday 18 December 2023

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William Elder


Mr Alan Elder was born in Scotland and migrated to Australia with his parents at a young age. He attended The Scots College for all his schooling, graduating in 1944. He played 1st XI Cricket and was a member of the College Cadet Unit. After leaving school Mr Elder studied accountancy and retained a life-long love of the College, especially the Pipes and Drums. Mr Elder never married, however the significant bequest he left will allow his Scots family to remember him through the Lang Walker Business Centre.