Schools should be contacted directly for advice on school development days and term dates.
Dates for primary and secondary students in public schools in Western Australia (all dates are inclusive).
2021 Term dates
|Term 1||Mon 1 February - Thu 1 April|
|Break||Fri 2 April - Sun 18 April|
|Term 2||Mon 19 April - Fri 2 July|
|Break||Sat 3 July - Sun 18 July|
|Term 3||Mon 19 July - Fri 24 September|
|Break||Sat 25 September - Sun 10 October|
|Term 4||Mon 11 October - Thu 16 December|
- A Department term dates calendar can not be provided as each public school develops its own calendar.
- Please contact your school directly for more information about its specific dates, including school development days.
- Students start the school year on Monday 1 February 2021 and end the school year on Thursday 16 December 2021.
- There are six school development days where students do not attend:
- Two of these days are before the school year starts for students, and one day is after the school year ends for students.
- Each school schedules another three days throughout the year in consultation with its school council/board and school community.
- All public schools have the flexibility to trade off school development days except Thursday 28 January 2021 and Friday 29 January 2021.