School holiday dates in NSW

Looking for school holiday dates in NSW? Here’s the complete list of school holidays in New South Wales for 2020 - 2022.

For us, parents and carers, school holidays can be quite a challenging time to plan for in advance and juggle our daily routines to provide our kids with the best school holidays possible.

You can find the official school holiday dates in NSW in this quick overview, so you can begin planning.

Click on a year below to see the school holiday dates in New South Wales.


A simple rule of thumb regarding public holidays:
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.

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Kids' activities in New South Wales

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School holiday dates in NSW in 2020

School Term School holiday dates*
Term 1 Friday 10 April 2020 - Monday 27 April 2020
Term 2 Saturday 04 July 2020 - Sunday 19 July 2020
Term 3 Saturday 26 September 2020 - Sunday 11 October 2020
Term 4 Saturday 19 December 2020 - Tuesday 26 January 2021 (for Eastern division);

Saturday 19 December 2020 - Tuesday 2 February 2021 (for Western division)

*Official resource

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Find information about school holidays in other states here:

📅 School holiday dates ACT in 2020

📅 School holiday dates NT in 2020

📅 School holiday dates QLD in 2020

📅 School holiday dates SA in 2020

📅 School holiday dates TAS in 2020

📅 School holiday dates VIC in 2020

📅 School holiday dates WA in 2020


School holiday dates in NSW in 2021

School Term School holiday dates*
Term 1 Saturday 3 April 2021 - Sunday 18 April 2021
Term 2 Saturday 26 June 2021 - Sunday 11 July 2021
Term 3 Saturday 18 September 2021 - Monday 4 October 2021
Term 4 Saturday 18 December 2021 - Thursday 27 January 2022 (for Eastern division);

Saturday 18 December 2021 - Thursday 3 February 2022 (for Western division)

*Official resource

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Find information about school holidays in other Australian states here:

📅 School holiday dates ACT in 2021

📅 School holiday dates NT in 2021

📅 School holiday dates QLD in 2021

📅 School holiday dates SA in 2021

📅 School holiday dates TAS in 2021

📅 School holiday dates VIC in 2021

📅 School holiday dates WA in 2021


School holiday dates in NSW in 2022

School Term School holiday dates*
Term 1 Saturday 9 April 2022 - Monday 25 April 2022
Term 2 Saturday 2 July 2022 - Sunday 17 July 2022
Term 3 Saturday 24 September 2022 - Sunday 9 October 2022
Term 4 Wednesday 21 December 2022 - Thursday 26 January 2023 (for Eastern division);

Wednesday 21 December 2022 - Thursday 2 February 2023 (for Western division)

*Official resource

Looking for fun activities for your kids for the upcoming school holidays?  Look no further! There is a lot to do in Sydney, Byron Bay, Coffs Harbour, and other great places in New South Wales.

Find information about school holidays in other states here:

📅 School holiday dates ACT in 2022

📅 School holiday dates NT in 2022

📅 School holiday dates QLD in 2022

📅 School holiday dates SA in 2022

📅 School holiday dates TAS in 2022

📅 School holiday dates VIC in 2022

📅 School holiday dates WA in 2022


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