Term Dates & Student-Free Days
Please note that the last day of each term finishes at 2.30pm except for the final day of the school year which finishes at 1.30pm. An Assembly is held (weather permitting), half an hour prior to dismissal (2.00pm on the last day of term and 1.00pm on the last day of the term/year). Assembly is NOT held on the Monday of the end of term or end of year week.
2020 Term Dates
|TERM||START DATE||FINISH DATE|
|Term 1||Wednesday 29 January||Monday 23 March|
|Term 2||Wednesday 15 April||Friday 26 June|
|Term 3||Monday 13 July||Friday 18 September|
|Term 4||Monday 5 October||Friday 18 December|
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 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. The remaining three student-free days are listed below.
2020 Curriculum Days
|Friday 6 March, 2020|
|Tuesday 14 April, 2020 - approved by the Minister for Education in response to COVID-19|
|Monday 25 May, 2020 - approved by the Minister for Education in response to COVID-19|
|Thursday 30 July, 2020|
|Wednesday 4 November, 2020|
Students are not required at school on Public Holidays.
2020 Public Holidays
|March||Labour Day||Monday 9 March|
|June||Queen's Birthday||Monday 8 June|
|November||Melbourne Cup Day||Tuesday 3 November|