Find all information related to ACT school holidays 2017. The school holidays in ACT can be categorized into four school vacations. Though the educational system in all the states follow similar mechanism, the exact dates of holidays and terms differ. Since you would need to know the exact dates to plan your vacations, here is the information for students of schools in ACT. The date of the holidays shared here are for the governmental schools. The catholic and independent schools in the state follow the similar pattern but with minor differences.
The school breaks follow a uniform pattern in almost all the Australian states. All the four school vacations are observed after finish of a term or a semester in the school. The school holidays ACT may differ for the students of the year 11 and 12. Besides these ACT school holiday 2017, the schools in ACT will also remain closed on the public holidays which fall during the terms. You can refer to the list of these free days in our separate post on Public Holidays.
List of School Holidays ACT 2017
The four terms of the academic year are followed by the school holidays. The very first school vacation is the autumn break which also involve the Easter holidays. The autumn holidays in ACT will start on 10th April 2017, Monday. The last date of the autumn ACT school holidays is 25th April 2017, Tuesday. The autumn break marks the end of the first term in the schools. The winter holidays in ACT will be beginning from 3rd July 2017, Monday. 14th July 2017, Friday is the last day of the winter break. One of the most awaited ACT School Holiday is the spring break. It is the season when the weather is the best for touring.
The last school holidays in Australia is the summer break which is followed by the final tests of the year. This is also the longest school break and celebrates the biggest times like Christmas and New Year. The summer break spans from December to January. In some states the school start only in the month of February. The summer holidays in the ACT government schools begin from 18th December 2017, Monday. The new academic year starts from 5th of February 2018, Monday.
As suggested above, the best times for outdoor activities is the spring holiday. During spring school holidays, the weather is neither too hot nor too cold. Keep following us to know the information of holidays in all the states of Australia.