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NSW School Holidays 2017

NSW school terms and public holiday dates for 2017 – 2017, including term dates for NSW public schools. Knowing these dates will allow you to plan your holiday ahead (e.g. stocking up on cooking supplies).

NSW Government schools term dates 2017–2018

Information from NSW Education Standards website

*School development days occur at the beginning of Terms 1, 2 and 3 and the last two days of the school year. Check with your school, as schools may vary some of these dates.
Term 1Friday, 27 January to
Friday, 07 April
Monday 29 January
Friday, 13 April
Term 2Monday, 24 April to
Friday, 30 June
Tuesday, 01 May to
Friday, 06 July
Term 3Monday, 17 July to
Friday, 22 September
Tuesday, 24 July to
Friday, 28 September
Term 4Monday, 09 October to
Tuesday, 19 December
Monday, 15 October to
Wednesday, 19 December

NSW public holidays 2017–2019



¹Applies to banks and certain financial institutions – see Retail Trading Act 2008.
²From 31/12/11 when Australia Day (26 January) falls on a Saturday or Sunday, there will be no public holiday on that day as the following Monday will be declared a public holiday.
³From 31/12/11, the Holiday Act provides for an extra public holiday to be added when Christmas Day or Boxing Day falls on a weekend
New Year’s DaySunday, 01 JanuaryMonday, 1 January
³Additional DayMonday, 02 January
Australia DayThursday, 26 JanuaryFriday, 26 January
Good FridayFriday, 14 AprilFriday, 30 March
Easter SaturdaySaturday, 15 AprilSaturday, 31 March
Easter SundaySunday, 16 AprilSunday, 01 April
Easter MondayMonday, 17 AprilMonday, 02 April
Anzac DayTuesday, 25 AprilWednesday, 25 April
Queen’s BirthdayMonday, 12 JuneMonday, 11 June
¹Bank HolidayMonday, 07 AugustMonday, 06 August
Labour DayMonday, 02 OctoberMonday, 01 October
Christmas DayMonday, 25 DecemberTuesday, 25 December
²Additional Day
Boxing DayTuesday, 26 DecemberTuesday, 26 December
³Additional Day

Planning your school holiday

School holidays may mean a new routine for busy families. However you can use the school holiday activity planner from Kidspot to get organised and keep everyone informed about what’s happening.

Holiday planner link 

NSW School Holidays 2017

100 School holiday activities idea

To help you get the most out of this school holidays, here is a list of 100 school holiday ideas.

Find your activities now

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