Term Dates



Term 1 27 January* (school teachers start) to 1 April
Term 2 19 April to 25 June
Term 3 12 July to 17 September
Term 4 5 October to 17 December


*The first day of Term 1 is a student-free day in all government schools to allow for appropriate planning to take place for the arrival of students. Each year government schools are provided with four student-free days for professional development, school planning and administration, curriculum development, and student assessment and reporting purposes. The remaining three student-free days are determined by each individual school, so contact your school for details.


School Times


8.55-10.55am Literacy Block
11.00-11.20am Morning Recess
11.20-1.20pm Numeracy Block
1.20-1.30pm Lunchtime - Children eat lunch under supervision
1.30-2.00pm Lunch Recess
2.00-3.00pm Afternoon session Humanities/H&PE/ Arts/Wellbeing/Science
3.00pm School dismissed


These are normal school times. Any changes necessary are notified to parents via the School Newsletter. This includes notification of days when children are not to attend school. These include Curriculum Days when teachers undertake professional development.

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