NSW School Holidays and Terms 2018 and 2019

To help you plan your holidays and day trips in Sydney and New South Wales, we have listed the NSW school holidays and terms for 2018 and 2019.

For reference, we have also included the NSW school holidays and terms for previous years 2016 and 2017.

Terms are the same for western and eastern division schools, except for the first term with the western division typically starting one week later.

School development days occur at the commencement of terms 1, 2 and 3, and the final two days of the NSW school calendar year.

Please also have a look at our summary of NSW public holidays to help you plan for the months and year ahead.

 
 

NSW School Holidays and Terms 2019

Here is the calendar for the 2019 NSW school holidays and terms:

PeriodStart DateEnd DateLength
Term 1 (east)Tuesday 29 JanuaryFriday 12 April11 weeks
Term 1 (west)Tuesday 5 FebruaryFriday 12 April10 weeks
Autumn holidayMonday 15 AprilFriday 26 April2 weeks
Term 2Monday 29 AprilFriday 5 July10 weeks
Winter holidayMonday 8 JulyFriday 19 July2 weeks
Term 3Monday 22 JulyFriday 27 September10 weeks
Spring holidayMonday 30 SeptemberFriday 11 October2 weeks
Term 4Monday 14 OctoberFriday 20 December10 weeks
Summer holiday (east)Monday 23 DecemberMonday 27 January (2020)5 weeks
Summer holiday (west)Monday 23 DecemberMonday 3 February (2020)6 weeks
 
 

NSW School Holidays and Terms 2018

Here is the calendar for the 2018 NSW school holidays and terms:

PeriodStart DateEnd DateLength
Term 1 (east)Monday 29 JanuaryFriday 13 April11 weeks
Term 1 (west)Monday 5 FebruaryFriday 13 April10 weeks
Autumn holidayMonday 16 AprilFriday 27 April2 weeks
Term 2Monday 30 AprilFriday 6 July10 weeks
Winter holidayMonday 9 JulyFriday 20 July2 weeks
Term 3Monday 23 JulyFriday 28 September10 weeks
Spring holidayMonday 1 OctoberFriday 12 October2 weeks
Term 4Monday 15 OctoberFriday 21 December2 weeks
Summer holiday (east)Monday 24 DecemberMonday 28 January (2019)5 weeks
Summer holiday (west)Monday 24 DecemberMonday 4 February (2019)6 weeks
 
 

NSW School Holidays and Terms 2017

Here is the calendar for the 2017 NSW school holidays and terms:

PeriodStart DateEnd DateLength
Term 1 (east)Monday 30 JanuaryFriday 7 April10 weeks
Term 1 (west)Monday 6 FebruaryFriday 7 April9 weeks
Autumn holidayMonday 10 AprilTuesday 25 April2.5 weeks
Term 2Wednesday 26 AprilFriday 30 June9.5 weeks
Winter holidayMonday 3 JulyMonday 17 July2 weeks
Term 3Tuesday 18 JulyFriday 22 September9.5 weeks
Spring holidayMonday 25 SeptemberFriday 6 October2 weeks
Term 4Monday 9 OctoberFriday 15 December10 weeks
Summer holiday (east)Monday 16 DecemberMonday 29 January (2018)5 weeks
Summer holiday (west)Monday 16 DecemberMonday 5 February (2018)6 weeks
 
 

NSW School Holidays and Terms 2016

Here is the calendar for the 2016 NSW school holidays and terms:

PeriodStart DateEnd DateLength
Term 1 (east)Thursday 28 JanuaryFriday 8 April10 weeks
Term 1 (west)Thursday 4 FebruaryFriday 8 April9 weeks
Autumn holidayMonday 11 AprilTuesday 26 April2.5 weeks
Term 2Wednesday 27 AprilFriday 1 July9.5 weeks
Winter holidayMonday 4 JulyMonday 18 July2 weeks
Term 3Tuesday 19 JulyFriday 23 September9.5 weeks
Spring holidayMonday 26 SeptemberFriday 7 October2 weeks
Term 4Monday 10 OctoberTuesday 20 December10 weeks
Summer holiday (east)Wednesday 21 DecemberFriday 27 January (2017)5.5 weeks
Summer holiday (west)Wednesday 21 DecemberFriday 3 February (2017)6.5 weeks