How Long Is A Term In Australia?


In most of Australia, the primary and secondary school year lasts about 200 days, from late January or early February to early or mid-December, and is split into four terms: Term 1 starts in late January or early February and ends in late March or early April (often in close proximity to Easter).

How long is a term in school?

The English school year generally runs from early September to mid or late July of the following year. Most schools operate a three-term school year, each term divided in half. Autumn term runs from early September to mid December (half term falls in late October).

How long is one term Australia?

A bipartisan issue of some longevity in Australia has been the suggestion that the House of Representatives maximum term of three years ought to be increased by one year, and recent calls for such a change suggest that the question is worthy of investigation. Australia is very unusual in having a three-year term.

What are the school terms in Australia?

School term dates 2019

  • Australian Capital Territory. Term 1: Monday 4 February (new students), Friday 1 February (teachers), Tuesday 5 February (all students).
  • New South Wales. Term 1: (Eastern division): Tuesday 29 January — Friday 12 April.
  • South Australia.
  • Queensland.
  • Northern Territory.
  • Western Australia.
  • Victoria.

What are the school terms for 2019?

2019 Victoria School Holidays and Term Dates

Term 1Tuesday, 29 January 2019Friday, 5 April 2019
School HolidaysSaturday, 6 April 2019Monday, 22 April 2019
Term 2Tuesday, 23rd April 2019Friday, 28 June 2019
School HolidaysSaturday, 29 June 2019Sunday 14 July 2019

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