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School Term Dates

Published 15th December, 2017

The Department of Education and Communities sets the term and school holiday dates for all NSW public schools.  

School development days (PDF, 57kb) occur at the beginning of Terms 1, 2 and 3 and the last two days of the school year. Check with your school, as schools may vary some of these dates.

School speed zones operate on all notified school days, including school development days.

TermFirst Day of TermLast Day of Term
Term 1 for students
(Eastern division)
Monday, 29 January 2018 Friday, 13 April 2018
Term 1 for students
(Western division)
Monday, 5 February 2018 Friday, 13 April 2018
Term 2 for students
(Eastern and Western division)
Monday, 30 April 2018 Friday, 6 July 2018
Term 3 for students 
(Eastern and Western division)
Monday, 23 July 2018 Friday, 28 September 2018
Term 4 for students
(Eastern and Western division)
Monday, 15 October 2018 Friday, 21 December 2018
Published 15th December, 2017
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