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School holidays and term dates for Queensland state schools

The Department of Education and Training 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 - 2016

TermDatesLength
Term 1Wednesday 27 January - Thursday 24 March9 weeks
Term 2Monday 11 April - Friday 24 June11 weeks
Term 3Monday 11 July - Friday 16 September10 weeks
Term 4Tuesday 4 October - Friday 9 December10 weeks

Staff professional development days (SPDDs) for 2016

Year 10 and 12 finishing dates for 2016

2016-2020 school holidays and term dates for Queensland state schools

Term dates, staff professional development days and final dates for student attendance for 2016 to 2020 state school years are 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 Jan 2016 at 09:55AM

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