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School holidays and term dates

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Queensland dates for Term 4, 2020
Term Date Length
Term 4Tuesday 6 October–Wednesday 9 December10 weeks

Important inforamtion Change to end of Term 4 date

In recognition of the efforts of school-based staff during the COVID-19 health pandemic, the 2020 school year will end two days early. The last two days of the school year—Thursday 10 and Friday 11 December 2020—will be student free days and schools will be closed on these days.

2020 finishing dates
Year
Date
Year 12 Friday 20 November
Years 10 and 11Friday 27 November
Prep to Year 9Wednesday 9 December*
Special schoolsWednesday 9 December*

Read the Year 12 finishing day fact sheet (PDF, 213KB) for more information.

*Some regional, rural and remote schools finish a week earlier on Wednesday 2 December.

2021 Queensland term dates
Term Date Length
Term 1Wednesday 27 January–Thursday 1 April
10 weeks
Term 2Monday 19 April–Friday 25 June10 weeks
Term 3Monday 12 July–Friday 17 September10 weeks
Term 4Tuesday 5 October–Friday 10 December10 weeks
2021 staff professional development days (SPDDs)
Term Date Length
Term 1Thursday 21 January
Friday 22 January
2 days
Term 2Thursday 15 April
Friday 16 April
2 days
Term 3
Friday 3 September
1 day


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Last updated 19 November 2020