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Term dates and academic year

Term dates - government preschools and schools

Year Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4
2015 27 Jan - 10 Apr 27 Apr - 3 Jul 20 Jul - 25 Sep 12 Oct - 11 Dec
2016 1 Feb - 15 Apr 2 May - 8 Jul 25 Jul - 30 Sep 17 Oct - 16 Dec
201730 Jan - 13 Apr1 May - 7 Jul24 Jul - 29 Sep16 Oct - 15 Dec
201829 Jan - 13 Apr30 Apr - 6 Jul23 Jul - 28 Sep15 Oct - 14 Dec

For more information about school term dates, phone 8226 1083 during business hours.

Download the 2015 school term calendar 348.8 KB for a quick reference of term and week dates.

Check with your local school for information on open days and events.

End of year dates for Year 12 students 

End of year dates for Year 12 students is a school based decision. For many students, their last day of school is the day of their last exam. Contact your local school for further information.

TAFE academic year

Year Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4
2015 27 Jan - 10 Apr 27 Apr - 3 Jul 20 Jul - 25 Sep 12 Oct - 11 Dec
20161 Feb - 15 Apr2 May - 8 Jul25 Jul - 30 Sep17 Oct - 16 Dec

For other important TAFE dates visit the TAFE SA website.

University academic year

University academic year dates vary for each university:


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Australian school holidays - term dates for other Australian states and territories


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