Term Dates

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



Term 1: 29 January (school teachers start) to 5 April

Term 2: 23 April to 28 June


Term 3: 15 July to 20 September


Term 4: 7 October to 20 December