Term 1

27 January
(school teachers start)
to 1 April *

Term 2

19 April
to 25 June

Term 3

12 July
to 17 September

Term 4

4 October
to 17 December

* 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. 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 remaining three student-free days are determined by each individual school.