NSW school holidays

Check this year's school term dates and holidays for 2022 and 2023.

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Holiday dates for NSW public schools

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

School development days 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.

 

2022 school year  
Autumn vacation Eastern and Western divisions
Monday 11 April to Friday 22 April 2022
Winter vacation Eastern and Western divisions
Monday 4 July to Friday 15 July 2022
Spring vacation Eastern and Western divisions
Monday 26 September to Friday 7 October 2022
Summer vacation

Eastern division
Wednesday 21 December 2022 to Thursday 26 January 2023

Western division
Wednesday 21 December 2022 to Thursday 2 February 2022

 

Term dates for NSW public schools

2022 school year First day for students Last day for students
Term 1 
(Eastern division)
Friday 28 January 2022 Friday 8 April 2022
Term 1 
(Western division)
Friday 4 February 2022 Friday 8 April 2022
Term 2 
(Eastern and Western division)
Tuesday 26 April 2022 Friday 1 July 2022
Term 3  
(Eastern and Western division)
Monday 18 July 2022 Friday 23 September 2022
Term 4 
(Eastern and Western division)
Monday 10 October 2022 Tuesday 20 December 2022
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