NSW School Holidays 2017

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

2017 2018
*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

NSW public holidays 2017–2019



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
²Additional Day
Boxing Day Tuesday, 26 December Tuesday, 26 December
³Additional Day

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.

Holiday planner link 

NSW School Holidays 2017

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.

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