Term Dates & School Hours

School Hours

9:00am – 2:50pm 

Morning Recess

10:30 am- 11:00am  ( Juniors, Primaries, PRECAL/VCAL) 

10:45 am-11:15 am (Middles)

11:00am-11:30 am (Secondaries) 

Lunch 

12:15 pm- 1:15 pm ( Primaries & Middles) 

12:45 pm- 1:45 pm ( Junior & Secondaries) 

12:00 pm- 1:00 pm ( PRECAL & VCAL)

School Term Dates – 2020 to 2025​

2020

Term 1: 28 January (school teachers start) to 27 March *
Term 2: 14 April to 26 June
Term 3: 13 July to 18 September
Term 4: 5 October to 18 December

2021

Term 1: 27 January (school teachers start) to 1 April *
Term 2: 19 April to 25 June
Term 3: 12 July to 17 September
Term 4: 4 October to 17 December

2022

Term 1: 28 January (school teachers start) to 8 April *
Term 2: 26 April to 24 June
Term 3: 11 July to 16 September
Term 4: 3 October to 20 December

2023

Term 1: 27 January (school teachers start) to 6 April *
Term 2: 24 April to 23 June
Term 3: 10 July to 15 September
Term 4: 2 October to 20 December

2024

Term 1: 29 January (school teachers start) to 28 March *
Term 2: 15 April to 28 June
Term 3: 15 July to 20 September
Term 4: 7 October to 20 December​

2025

Term 1: 28 January (school teachers start) to 4 April *
Term 2: 22 April to 4 July
Term 3: 21 July to 19 September
Term 4: 6 October to 19 December​​

* The first day of Term 1 is a student-free day in all government schools to allow for appropriate planning to take place for the arrival of students. Each year government schools are provided with four student-free days for professional development, school planning and ​administration, curriculum development, and student assessment and reporting purposes. The remaining three student-free days are determined by each individual school, so contact your school for details.