Past term dates

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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.

2020 Term dates

Semester 1
Term 1 Mon 3 February - Thu 9 April
Break Fri 10 April - Mon 27 April
Term 2 Tue 28 April - Fri 3 July
Break Sat 4 July - Sun 19 July
Semester 2
Term 3 Mon 20 July - Fri 25 September
Break Sat 26 September - Sun 11 October
Term 4 Mon 12 October - Thu 17 December
Please note:
  • 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 3 February 2020 and end the school year on Thursday 17 December 2020.
  • 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 now have the flexibility to trade off school development days except Thursday 30 January 2020 and Friday 31 January 2020.

Future term dates