New South Wales School Holidays

Welcome to the NSW School Holiday website

We provide you with all of the important information you need to help plan your family holidays or work holidays.

NSW School holiday dates usually occur at similar times each year and term length always sits between 9-11 weeks. It is worth noting that Year 12 has different finishing dates to the other grades in term 4.


Click the links below to view the relevant holidays and term dates:


NSW School Holiday Dates 2017

NSW School Holiday Dates 2018

NSW School Holiday Dates 2019

NSW School Holiday Dates 2020

NSW School Holiday Dates 2021

Schoolies Week Dates 2020


If you would like to know Public Holiday dates please visit our partner site New South Wales Public Holidays for everything you need to know about Public Holidays in NSW.


The info presented on this website doesn’t take into account Student Free Days which are set by each school individually.

Private and Catholic Schools tend to use these dates as a guide but their dates generally differ slightly from state run public schools.