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2020

Term 1: 28 January (school teachers start) to 24 March (term end brought forward) *
Term 2: 14 April to 26 June
Term 3: 14 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

* 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.

The Department of Education publishes term dates in advance, usually up to five years ahead. The link for this page is here.

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