Quick Answer: What Is The School Year 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 does the school year 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.

How many days are there in a school year in Australia?

180 days

What date does school go back in 2019?


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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What month school starts in Australia?

The School Calendar

The academic calendar has four terms. The first term begins in late January and ends in the first week of April. Students take a two-week holiday and resume the second term in the last week of April which lasts until the end of June.