HeraldScotland
Long school summer holidays 'relic of the rural past'
HeraldScotland
“Our school holidays were set in motion over 100 years ago to suit timings with harvests. In a modern society this is no longer the norm yet we still have long holiday spells where children become disengaged from social support and the will to learn

Source: Long school summer holidays ‘relic of the rural past’ - HeraldScotland