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Looking for “When do school holidays start in Sydney, Australia?” or “When do school holidays end in Sydney?” You’ll find the school holidays 2024 Sydney dates below.

Sydney is Eastern Division of New South Wales.

The Sydney primary, secondary, and high school holidays for 2024 are shown here to assist you in making plans for your Sydney school breaks.

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Sydney School Holidays 2024

SYDNEY SCHOOL TERM SCHOOL HOLIDAY DATES*
Term 1 school holidays April school holidays 2024 (Autumn):

Saturday 13 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024
(Easter holidays 2024 are part of Term 1)

Kids go back to school on Tuesday 30 April 2024.
School Development day (no school for children): Monday 29 April 2024

Term 2 school holidays July school holidays 2024 (Winter):

Saturday 06 July 2024 - Sunday 21 July 2024
School Term for kids starts on Tuesday 23 July 2024
School Development day (no school for kids): Monday 22 July 2024

Term 3 school holidays September - October school holidays 2024 (Spring):

Saturday 28 September 2024 - Sunday 13 October 2024
School starts on Monday 14 October 2024

Term 4 school holidays Christmas school holidays - December 2024 to January 2025 (Summer):

For Eastern Division:
Saturday 21 December 2024 - Thursday 30 January 2025
School starts 2025: Friday 31 January 2025

For Western Division:
Saturday 21 December 2024 - Thursday 06 February 2025
Back to school 2025: Friday 7 February 2025

School Development days (no school for students): Thursday 19 December 2024, Friday 20 December 2024

Sydney School Terms 2024:

FAQ For Sydney School Holidays

Term 1 in Sydney for 2024 begins on Tuesday, January 30, 2024, with School Development days scheduled for Tuesday, January 30, 2024, and Wednesday, January 31, 2024.
Term 2 in 2024 starts on Monday, April 29, 2024, with a School Development day planned for Monday, April 29, 2024.
Term 3 in 2024 commences on Monday, July 22, 2024, along with a School Development day on Monday, July 22, 2024.
Term 4 in 2024 begins on Monday, October 14, 2024.
Sydney, NSW, observes four school holiday periods:
April holidays in autumn,
July holidays at the start of winter,
September holidays at the end of spring, and
December holidays during Christmas.
July is the coldest month in Sydney, being the heart of winter. For the best weather, consider visiting in high season (September to November) or low season (March to May), when temperatures are more pleasant.
Sydney falls within the Eastern Division of New South Wales.
Sydney has around 200 school days annually.
  • Christmas school holidays 2023: December 20, 2023 – January 29, 2024 (Eastern Division).
  • April school holidays 2024: April 13 – April 28, 2024.
  • July school holidays 2024: July 06 – July 21, 2024.
  • October school holidays 2024: September 28 – October 13, 2024.
  • Christmas school holidays 2024: December 21, 2024 – January 30, 2025 (Eastern Division).