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 17 January – New 3 and 5 day boys commence at Scots Rose Bay
  • Thursday 18 January – New 2 day boys commence at Scots Rose Bay
The following are Centre closure/Public holidays
  • Friday 26 January – Australia Day
  • Friday 29 March – Good Friday
  • Monday 1 April – Easter Monday
  • Monday 10 June – King’s Birthday
  • Monday 7 October – Labour Day
Scots Rose Bay only closes for 4 weeks of the year during the Christmas and New Year holiday period. In 2024, this shutdown period begins Monday 23 December 2024
Term Dates 2025
Wednesday 29 January
  • Year 7 and new students only
  • Preparatory School commences for Years 2 to 6, new boys only – half-day

Term 1

Thursday 30 January to Friday 11 April

Term 2

Tuesday 29 April to Friday 27 June

Term 3

Tuesday 22 July to Friday 26 September

Term 4

Tuesday 14 October to Wednesday 10 December

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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.