NSW school terms and public holiday dates for 2017 – 2017, including term dates for NSW public schools. Knowing these dates will allow you to plan your holiday ahead (e.g. stocking up on cooking supplies).
NSW Government schools term dates 2017–2018
Information from NSW Education Standards website
|*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.|
|Term 1||Friday, 27 January to
Friday, 07 April
|Monday 29 January
Friday, 13 April
|Term 2||Monday, 24 April to
Friday, 30 June
|Tuesday, 01 May to
Friday, 06 July
|Term 3||Monday, 17 July to
Friday, 22 September
|Tuesday, 24 July to
Friday, 28 September
|Term 4||Monday, 09 October to
Tuesday, 19 December
|Monday, 15 October to
Wednesday, 19 December
|¹Applies to banks and certain financial institutions – see Retail Trading Act 2008.
²From 31/12/11 when Australia Day (26 January) falls on a Saturday or Sunday, there will be no public holiday on that day as the following Monday will be declared a public holiday.
³From 31/12/11, the Holiday Act provides for an extra public holiday to be added when Christmas Day or Boxing Day falls on a weekend
|New Year’s Day||Sunday, 01 January||Monday, 1 January|
|³Additional Day||Monday, 02 January|
|Australia Day||Thursday, 26 January||Friday, 26 January|
|Good Friday||Friday, 14 April||Friday, 30 March|
|Easter Saturday||Saturday, 15 April||Saturday, 31 March|
|Easter Sunday||Sunday, 16 April||Sunday, 01 April|
|Easter Monday||Monday, 17 April||Monday, 02 April|
|Anzac Day||Tuesday, 25 April||Wednesday, 25 April|
|Queen’s Birthday||Monday, 12 June||Monday, 11 June|
|¹Bank Holiday||Monday, 07 August||Monday, 06 August|
|Labour Day||Monday, 02 October||Monday, 01 October|
|Christmas Day||Monday, 25 December||Tuesday, 25 December|
|Boxing Day||Tuesday, 26 December||Tuesday, 26 December|
Planning your school holiday
School holidays may mean a new routine for busy families. However you can use the school holiday activity planner from Kidspot to get organised and keep everyone informed about what’s happening.
100 School holiday activities idea
To help you get the most out of this school holidays, here is a list of 100 school holiday ideas.