It’s a fun to know when your school vacations will start. Discover the information on SA school holidays pertaining to the South Australia’s state-run schools. The school holiday dates for the independent and catholic schools may vary. The precise dates are often searched by children and parents to plan other activities and family holidays. South Australia school holiday dates normally occur at similar times every year. But the precise dates and length of the vacations vary more or less. We have shared here the precise dates for start and finish of all the four school breaks in South Australia.
As in other states of Australia, SA also has dual semester education system. The total terms are four with each semester having two terms. The school break is the period which follows after finish of a term. It generally consists of 2-3 weeks. Besides school holidays SA, there are other public holidays and pupil-free days during the running school days. The dates of holidays for the school staff may differ by a day or two.
South Australia School Holidays 2017
The school holidays after each term are popularly known by the seasons in which they occur. The very first school holiday in South Australia will start after the end of the first term. It runs from 14th April 2017, Friday to 30th April 2017, Sunday.
Winter school holiday will start on 8th July 2017, Saturday and will end on 23rd July 2017, Sunday. The winter break marks an end of the first semester for the students. The second semester also comprises two terms i.e. third and fourth term of the school year. The third term is followed by a spring break in every school. In South Australia, the spring school holidays will run from 30th September 2017, Saturday to 15th October 2017, Sunday.
Summer WA school holiday are most preferred for family holidays and extra activities. It is the longest holiday period of the all the school holidays. The academic year changes after the summer holidays in all the Australian states.
The duration of the summer holidays in South Australia normally runs through 6-7 weeks. The precise dates of the summer school holidays in Australia are from 16th December 2017, Saturday to 28th January 2018, Sunday.
However, the end of the year dates vary for 12 Year students. It is mostly a school based decisions as students are given the reading vacations. For many 12 year students, SA school holidays of summer break end on the day of their last exam. For precise information, students of year 11 and 12 should contact their individual schools.