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WA School Holidays 2024, Term Dates & Public Holidays 2024

Knowing the official dates of Western Australia school holidays, term dates, and WA public holidays makes planning simple.

When asking, “When is school holidays WA?”, "When does school holidays start in WA?", “When does school end this year?” or “When is the next school holidays?” - you’ll find the key dates below.

WA school holidays 2024, school term dates WA 2024 & WA public holidays 2024.
WA school holidays 2024, school term dates WA 2024 & WA public holidays 2024

Whether you’re looking forward to the Easter holidays 2024, July school holidays 2024, September school holidays 2024, Christmas school holidays 2024, or when the next school holidays in WA is, we've got all the important dates you need!


Navigate to WA school holidays, term dates & public holidays 2024 - 2023:


WA School Term Dates 2024

WA school term 2024 WA school term dates 2024*

Term 1 2024

Wednesday 31 January 2024 - Thursday 28 March 2024

Term 2 2024

Monday 15 April 2024 - Friday 28 June 2024

Term 3 2024

Monday 15 July 2024 - Friday 20 September 2024

Term 4 2024

Monday 07 October 2024 - Thursday 12 December 2024

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WA School Holidays 2024

WA School term WA School holiday dates*

Term 1 Holidays

Easter school holidays 2024 WA:

Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024

School term starts on Monday 15 April 2024

Term 2 Holidays

July school holidays WA (winter):

Saturday 29 June 2024 - Sunday 14 July 2024

School starts on Monday 15 July 2024

Term 3 Holidays

September - October school holidays WA:

Saturday 21 September 2024 - Sunday 06 October 2024

School term starts on Monday 7 October 2024

Term 4 Holidays

Christmas school holidays WA:

Friday 13 December 2024 - Tuesday 04 February 2025

Back to school 2025: Wednesday 5 February 2025

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WA Public Holidays 2024

WA public holidays 2024 Public holiday date*
New Year’s Day Monday 1 January 2024
Australia Day Friday 26 January 2024
Labour Day Monday 4 March 2024
Good Friday Friday 29 March 2024
Easter Sunday Sunday 31 March 2024
Easter Monday Monday 1 April 2024
ANZAC Day Thursday 25 April 2024
Western Australia Day Monday 3 June 2024
King's Birthday Monday 23 September 2024
Christmas Day Wednesday 25 December 2024
Boxing Day Thursday 26 December 2024

A simple rule of thumb for public holidays in Western Australia:

When New Year’s Day, Anzac Day, or Christmas Day falls on a weekend (Saturday or Sunday), the following Monday is also a public holiday.

Regarding Boxing Day, when it falls on a Saturday, the following Monday is also a public holiday. When Boxing Day falls on a Sunday or Monday, the coming Tuesday is also a public holiday.


WA School Terms 2023

WA school term 2023 WA school term dates 2023*

Term 1 2023 WA

Wednesday 01 February 2023 - Thursday 06 April 2023

Term 2 2023 WA

Monday 24 April 2023 - Friday 30 June 2023

Term 3 2023 WA

Monday 17 July 2023 - Friday 22 September 2023

Term 4 2023 WA

Monday 09 October 2023 - Thursday 14 December 2023

WA School Holidays 2023

School term School holiday dates*

Term 1 holidays

April school holiday dates WA:

Friday 07 April 2023 - Sunday 23 April 2023

School term starts on Monday 24 April 2023

Term 2 holidays

July school holidays WA 2023:

Saturday 01 July 2023 - Sunday 16 July 2023

School starts on Monday 17 July 2023

Term 3 holidays

September school holidays WA:

Saturday 23 September 2023 - Sunday 08 October 2023

School term starts on Monday 9 October 2023

Term 4 holidays

WA Christmas school holidays 2023:

Friday 15 December 2023 - Tuesday 30 January 2024

School starts 2024: Wednesday 31 January 2024

Public Holidays WA 2023

WA public holidays 2023 Public holiday date*
New Year’s Day Sunday 1 January 2023
New Year’s Holiday Monday 2 January 2023
Australia Day Thursday 26 January 2023
Labour Day Monday 6 March 2023
Good Friday Friday 7 April 2023
Easter Sunday Sunday 9 April 2023
Easter Monday Monday 10 April 2023
ANZAC Day Tuesday 25 April 2023
Western Australia Day Monday 5 June 2023
King's Birthday Monday 25 September 2023
Christmas Day Monday 25 December 2023
Boxing Day Tuesday 26 December 2023

Frequently Asked Questions

Here's when school holidays start in Western Australia:

Easter holidays 2024: Friday 29 March 2024;

July school holidays 2024 start on Saturday 29 June 2024;

September school holidays 2024 start on Saturday 21 September 2024;

Christmas school holidays 2024 start on Friday 13 December 2024.

Below are dates for the school holidays in WA 2024:

Christmas school holidays 2023: Friday 15 December 2023 - Tuesday 30 January 2024;

Easter holidays 2024: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

July school holidays 2024: Saturday 29 June 2024 - Sunday 14 July 2024;

September school holidays 2024: Saturday 21 September 2024 - Sunday 06 October 2024;

Christmas school holidays 2024: Friday 13 December 2024 - Tuesday 04 February 2025.

Below are Western Australia school holidays 2024:

Easter school holidays 2024: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

July school holidays 2024: Saturday 29 June 2024 - Sunday 14 July 2024;

September school holidays 2024: Saturday 21 September 2024 - Sunday 06 October 2024;

Christmas school holidays 2024: Friday 13 December 2024 - Tuesday 04 February 2025.

Below are the dates when schools start in Western Australia:

Term 1 2024 starts on Wednesday 31 January 2024;

Schools start Term 2 2024 on Monday 15 April 2024;

Schools start Term 3 2024 on Monday 15 July 2024;

Term 4 2024 starts on Monday 07 October 2024.

The day when schools start again in WA (2024):

Term 1 start 2024: Wednesday 31 January 2024;

Term 2 start 2024: Monday 15 April 2024;

Term 3 start 2024: Monday 15 July 2024;

Term 4 start 2024: Monday 07 October 2024.

Below are the days when school ends in WA this year:

Term 1 ends on Thursday 28 March 2024;

Term 2 ends on Friday 28 June 2024;

Term 3 ends on Friday 20 September 2024;

Term 4 ends on Thursday 12 December 2024.

Western Australia schools finish 2024 for the year / the last day of school 2024: Thursday 12 December 2024

Here's when the WA schools go back in 2024:

The first day of school: Wednesday 31 January 2024;

Schools go back for Term 2 2024 on Monday 15 April 2024;

Schools go back for Term 3 2024 on Monday 15 July 2024;

Schools go back for Term 4 2024 on Monday 07 October 2024.

The day WA schools go back 2024 are as follows:

The kids go back to school 2024 on Wednesday 31 January 2024;

Term 2 2024 starts on Monday 15 April 2024;

Term 3 2024 starts on Monday 15 July 2024;

Term 4 2024 starts on Monday 07 October 2024.

Western Australia typically has 9-11 weeks in a school term, totalling 40 weeks in a school year:

9 weeks in Term 1 2024 WA.

11 weeks in Term 2 2024 WA.

10 weeks in Term 3 WA.

10 weeks in Term 4 WA.

There are 11 public holidays in WA, including:

  1. New Year's Day,

  2. Australia Day,

  3. Labour Day,

  4. Good Friday,

  5. Easter Sunday,

  6. Easter Monday,

  7. ANZAC Day,

  8. Western Australia Day,

  9. King's Birthday,

  10. Christmas Day, and

  11. Boxing Day Holiday

The 2024 school holidays start in WA on the following days:

Easter school holidays start on Friday 29 March 2024;

July school holidays start on Saturday 29 June 2024;

School holidays start September 2024: Saturday 21 September 2024;

Christmas school holidays start on Friday 13 December 2024.

The public school holidays start in Western Australia on the following days:

Easter school holidays start on Friday 29 March 2024;

July school holidays start on Saturday 29 June 2024;

September school holidays start on Saturday 21 September 2024;

Term 4 / Christmas school holidays start on Friday 13 December 2024.

Below are the dates when WA school holidays end:

Christmas school holidays 2023 end on Wednesday 31 January 2024;

Easter school holidays 2024 end on Sunday 14 April 2024;

July school holidays 2024 end on Sunday 14 July 2024;

September school holidays 2024 end on Sunday 06 October 2024;

Christmas school holidays 2024 end on Tuesday 04 February 2025.

Public school holidays end in WA as follows:

Christmas school holidays 2023: Wednesday 31 January 2024;

Easter school holidays 2024: Sunday 14 April 2024;

July school holidays 2024: Sunday 14 July 2024;

September school holidays 2024: Sunday 06 October 2024;

Christmas school holidays 2024: Tuesday 04 February 2025.

The dates for school holidays in Western Australia (2023 - 2024):

Christmas school holidays 2023: Friday 15 December 2023 - Tuesday 30 January 2024;

School holidays in April: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

School holidays in July: Saturday 29 June 2024 - Sunday 14 July 2024;

School holidays in October: Saturday 21 September 2024 - Sunday 06 October 2024;

Christmas holidays 2024: Friday 13 December 2024 - Tuesday 04 February 2025.

The day WA kids go back to school after Christmas: Wednesday 31 January 2024;

Kids go back to school after Easter: Monday 15 April 2024;

Kids go back for Term 3 2024: Monday 15 July 2024;

Kids go back to school in October for Term 4 2024: Monday 07 October 2024.

Here's when school holidays in Western Australia are:

Christmas school holidays 2023: Friday 15 December 2023 - Tuesday 30 January 2024;

Easter school holidays 2024: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

July school holidays 2024: Saturday 29 June 2024 - Sunday 14 July 2024;

September school holidays 2024: Saturday 21 September 2024 - Sunday 06 October 2024;

Christmas school holidays 2024: Friday 13 December 2024 - Tuesday 04 February 2025.

The dates for WA school holidays in 2024 are as follows:

Easter holidays: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

July holidays: Saturday 29 June 2024 - Sunday 14 July 2024;

September holidays: Saturday 21 September 2024 - Sunday 06 October 2024;

Christmas holidays: Friday 13 December 2024 - Tuesday 04 February 2025.

There's school in Western Australia during school terms 2024 as follows:

Term 1: Wednesday 31 January 2024 - Thursday 28 March 2024

Term 2: Monday 15 April 2024 - Friday 28 June 2024

Term 3: Monday 15 July 2024 - Friday 20 September 2024

Term 4: Monday 07 October 2024 - Thursday 12 December 2024

School holidays in WA are on the following dates:

Summer school holidays: Friday 15 December 2023 - Tuesday 30 January 2024;

Term 1 school holidays: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

Term 2 school holidays: Saturday 29 June 2024 - Sunday 14 July 2024;

Term 3 school holidays: Saturday 21 September 2024 - Sunday 06 October 2024;

Term 4 school holidays: Friday 13 December 2024 - Tuesday 04 February 2025.

Below are the dates for school holidays in WA (2024):

Easter school holidays 2024: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

July school holidays 2024: Saturday 29 June 2024 - Sunday 14 July 2024;

September school holidays 2024: Saturday 21 September 2024 - Sunday 06 October 2024;

Christmas school holidays 2024: Friday 13 December 2024 - Tuesday 04 February 2025.

No, Easter Saturday is not an official public holiday in Western Australia.

Yes, Easter Monday is an official public holiday in Western Australia.

No, Easter Tuesday is not an official public holiday in Western Australia.

Easter 2024 school holidays in WA: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024

Easter 2024 in WA: Sunday 31 March 2024.

Easter public holidays: Friday 29 March 2024 - Monday 1 April 2024

The next public holiday in Western Australia:

Australia Day: Friday 26 January 2024;

Labour Day: Monday 4 March 2024;

Good Friday: Friday 29 March 2024;

Easter Sunday: Sunday 31 March 2024;

Easter Monday: Monday 1 April 2024;

ANZAC Day: Thursday 25 April 2024;

Western Australia Day: Monday 3 June 2024;

King's Birthday: Monday 23 September 2024;

Christmas Day: Wednesday 25 December 2024;

Boxing Day: Thursday 26 December 2024;

New Year's Day: Wednesday 1 January 2025.

School starting in 2024 for Term 1 on Wednesday 31 January 2024;

Term 2 2024 on Monday 15 April 2024;

Term 3 2024 on Monday 15 July 2024;

Term 4 2024 on Monday 07 October 2024.

Yes, Anzac Day is an official holiday in WA. In 2024, it's observed on Thursday 25 April 2024

Easter holidays: Friday 29 March 2024 - Sunday 14 April 2024;

July holidays: Saturday 29 June 2024 - Sunday 14 July 2024;

September holidays: Saturday 21 September 2024 - Sunday 06 October 2024;

Christmas holidays: Friday 13 December 2024 - Tuesday 04 February 2025.

Anzac Day is a public holiday in WA (no school).

There is no school on Good Friday in Western Australia because it's a public holiday.

Australia Day long weekend: Friday 26 January 2024 - Sunday 28 January 2024;

Labour Day long weekend: Saturday 02 March 2024 - Monday 4 March 2024;

Easter long weekend: Friday 29 March 2024 - Friday 29 March 2024;

ANZAC Day long weekend: Thursday 25 April 2024 and Saturday 27 April 2024 - Sunday 28 April 2024;

Western Australia Day long weekend: Saturday 01 June 2024 - Monday 3 June 2024;

King's Birthday long weekend: Saturday 21 September 2024 - Monday 23 September 2024.

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