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School holidays and term dates for Queensland state schools

The Department of Education sets the term and school holiday dates for all Queensland state schools.

Independent schools External Link and Catholic schools External Link base their holidays on the state school dates but these can vary from school to school - check with your independent or Catholic school for details.

Queensland term dates - 2018

Term 1Monday 22 January - Thursday 29 March10 weeks
Term 2Tuesday 17 April - Friday 29 June11 weeks
Term 3Monday 16 July - Friday 21 September10 weeks
Term 4Monday 8 October - Friday 14 December10 weeks

Staff professional development days (SPDDs) for 2018

Finishing dates for 2018

2019-2020 school holidays and term dates for Queensland state schools

Term dates, staff professional development days and final dates for student attendance for 2019 and 2020 state school years are also available.

Queensland school calendars

Staff professional development days, school holidays and final dates for student attendance are provided in the calendars below:

Public holidays

For public holidays, show holidays and special holidays in Queensland, visit the Department of Justice and Attorney-General's website External Link.

Other Australian states and territories school term dates

For term dates in other Australian States and Territories, visit the Australian Government's School Term Dates website External Link.

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This page was last reviewed on 13 Jun 2018

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