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NSW School Holidays

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2017 NSW School Holiday Info

The information below is relevant to NSW state schools. Independent and Catholic schools do base their terms on the state school dates but their term dates can vary from school to You should check directly with the relevant school to find out the correct term date information.

In NSW term dates are broken into Eastern Division and Western Division. The term dates for both divisions are identical with the exception of term 1.

School staff generally return between 1-2 days prior to students excluding the 4th term where they return on the same day as the students. The student school holiday dates are the ones shown in the below table.

2017 NSW School Holidays and Term DatesPeriodStartFinishLengthTerm 1 – Eastern DivisionMonday, 30 January 2017Friday, 07 April 201710 weeksTerm 1 – Western DivisionMonday, 06 February 2017Friday, 07 April 20179 weeksSchool HolidaysSaturday 8 April 2017Tuesday 25 April 2017Term 2Wednesday, 26 April 2017Friday, 30 June 20179 1/2 weeksSchool HolidaysSaturday 1 July 2017Monday 17 July 2017Term 3Tuesday, 18 July 2017Friday, 22 September 20179 1/2 weeksSchool HolidaysSaturday 23 September 2017Sunday 8 October 2017Term 4*Monday, 09 October 2017Friday, 15 December 201710 weeksSchool Holidays – Western DivisionSaturday 16 December 2017Monday, 5 February 2018School Holidays – Eastern DivisionSaturday, 16 December 2017Monday, 29 January 2018

*Year 12 has different finishing dates in term 4. Year 12 only goes for 3 terms and graduate late September/early October. There is then a short break before returning for final exams (HSC) which start mid-October and end around the same time in November. Dates will be added once made available.