What Is The Australian School Year?

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).

What date does school go back in 2019?

2019 SA SCHOOL HOLIDAYS AND TERM DATES

PeriodStartFinish
Term 1Tuesday, 29 January 2019Friday, 12 April 2019
School HolidaysSaturday, 13 April 2019Sunday, 28 April 2019
Term 2Monday, 29 April 2019Friday, 5 July 2019
School HolidaysSaturday, 6 July 2019Sunday, 21 July 2019

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How many semesters are there in a high school year in Australia?

Australian School Calendar. The school year in Australia goes from late January until mid-December. It is divided into two half-year periods (semesters) with two terms each, the so-called High School Terms.

What are the school holidays in Australia?

The following is a list of Australian school holiday dates to help you plan your next trip.

  • Term 1 School Holidays 2019. Australian Capital Territory: 13 April to 28 April.
  • Term 2 School Holidays 2019. Australian Capital Territory: 6 July to 21 July.
  • Term 3 School Holidays 2019.
  • Term 4 School Holidays 2019.

What is the education system like in Australia?

Education in Australia is compulsory between the ages of five or six and fifteen, sixteen or seventeen, depending on the State or territory and date of birth. For primary and secondary education, government schools educate approximately 60% of Australian students, with approximately 40% in non-government schools.

What date does school go back in 2019 Victoria?

VIC 2016-2020

2019
Term 129 January 20195 April 2019
Term 223 April 201928 June 2019
Term 315 July 201920 September 2019
Term 47 October 201920 December 2019

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What are the school terms for 2019?

2019 Victoria School Holidays and Term Dates

PeriodStartFinish
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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What time of the year is summer in Australia?

The Basics

To break things down for you, each of Australia’s seasons comprise of three full months per season. Each season begins on the first day of the calendar month, so summer is from December 1 to the end of February, autumn from March to May, winter from June to August, and spring from September to November.

How long is a school day in Australia?

Students in Australia attend school for approximately 180 days per year; made up of four terms, each lasting between 9-11 weeks. The school year runs from late January until mid December.

What are the school holidays for 2019 2020?

School holidays 2019/2020

EventDates (inclusive)
Schools resume after summer holiday2 September 2019
Halloween31 October 2019 to 1 November 2019
Christmas and New Year23 December 2019 to 3 January 2020
Mid-term17 to 18 February 2020

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What month does the school year start in Australia?

In most of Australia, the primary and secondary school year lasts approximately 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).

What are the school holidays for 2018 2019?

School holidays for the 2018/19 academic year

HolidayClosing dateDate re-opens
Christmas 2018Friday 21 December 2018Monday 7 January 2019
Spring half-term 2019Friday 15 February 2019Monday 25 February 2019
Easter 2019Friday 5 April 2019Tuesday 23 April 2019
May Day 2019Friday 3 May 2019Tuesday 7 May 2019

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How do the school years work in Australia?

Children between the ages of 6 and 15 (16 in Tasmania) must attend school in Australia. Kids enter Primary school by age six, and stay for six or seven years. After Primary school, students move on to Secondary school where they can leave at 15 or 16. Or they can go on to complete their final year Certificate.