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School Term Dates (From OIC)

2020 to 2021 (all dates are inclusive)

Term 1. Tuesday 18 August to Friday 9 October (39 days)
October holidays: Monday 12 October to Tuesday 27 October.

Term 2. Wednesday 28 October to Friday 18 December (38 days).
Christmas holidays: Monday 21 December to Tuesday 5 January.

Term 3. Wednesday 6 January to Friday 2 April (60 days).
Schools closed: Thursday 11 February to Monday 15 February
Spring holidays: Monday 5 April to Friday 16 April

Term 4. Monday 19 April to Friday 2 July (53 days)
Schools closed: Monday 3 May (May Day holiday)
Schools closed: Monday 7 June

Staff Only, In-service days:
• Monday 17 August
• Monday 26 to Tuesday 27 October
• Thursday 11 February
• Monday 7 June

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