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2020

Because of COVID-19 some of these events may change or be cancelled at short notice

2020 Term 4 (9 weeks)

DateEventOccurs
Monday 12 OctoberFIRST DAY OF TERM 4week 1
Friday 6 NovemberLast day of formal lessons for SACE stage 2 studentsweek 4
Monday 2
to
Friday 13 November
SACE Exams
(CLICK to download the timetable)
weeks 4, 5
Monday 16 NovemberFarewell Assemblyweek 6
Tuesday 17 NovemberImmunisations - Years 8 & 10
CLICK HERE for details on "City of Playford" website
week 6
Friday 20 NovemberLast day of formal lessons for SACE stage 1 studentsweek 6
Tuesday 24 NovemberAwards Nightweek 7
Wednesday 25 NovemberSTUDENT FREE DAY Staff Training
(Culture & Diversity)
week 7
Friday 4 DecemberSchool Formalweek 8
Friday 11 DecemberLAST DAY OF THE SCHOOL YEAR - 2pm dismissalweek 9

2020 SA School Holidays and Terms

PeriodStartFinishLength
TERM 1Tuesday 28 January 2020
(Monday 27 is Australia Day Holiday)
Thursday 9 April 2020
(Friday 10 is Good Friday)
11 weeks
School Holidays Saturday 11 April 2020Sunday 26 April 20202 weeks
TERM 2Monday 27 April 2020Friday 2 July 202010 weeks
School Holidays Saturday 4 July 2020Sunday 19 July 20202 weeks
TERM 3Monday 20 July 2020Friday 25 September 202010 weeks
School Holidays Saturday 20 September 2020Sunday 11 October 20202 weeks
TERM 4Monday 12 October 2020Friday 11 December 20209 weeks
School Holidays Saturday 12 December 2020Sunday 31 January 20217 weeks

2020 SA Public Holidays

Proclamation Day (28 December) commemorates the establishment of government in South Australia as a British province. Outside South Australia this public holiday is Boxing Day.

Public HolidayDateOccurs
New Year's DayWednesday 1 Januaryschool holidays
Australia DayMonday 27 Januaryterm 1 / week 1
Adelaide Cup DayMonday 9 Marchterm 1 / week 7
Good FridayFriday 10 Aprilterm 1 / week 11
Easter SaturdaySaturday 11 Aprilschool holidays
Easter MondayMonday 13 Aprilschool holidays
ANZAC DaySaturday 25 Aprilschool holidays
Queen's Birthday / Volunteer's DayMonday 8 Juneterm 2 / week 7
Labour DayMonday 5 Octoberschool holidays
Christmas EveThursday 24 Decemberschool holidays
Christmas DayFriday 25 Decemberschool holidays
Proclamation DayMonday 28 Decemberschool holidays
New Year's EveThursday 31 Decemberschool holidays

Future Information

2021

2021 SA School Holidays and Terms

PeriodStartFinishLength
TERM 1Wednesday 27 January 2021
(Tuesday 27 is Australia Day Holiday)
Friday 9 April 202111 weeks
School Holidays Saturday 10 April 2021Sunday 25 April 20212 weeks
TERM 2Tuesday 27 April 2021
(Monday 26 is ANZAC Day Holiday)
Friday 2 July 202110 weeks
School Holidays Saturday 3 July 2021Sunday 18 July 20212 weeks
TERM 3Monday 19 July 2021Friday 24 September 202110 weeks
School Holidays Saturday 25 September 2021Sunday 10 October 20212 weeks
TERM 4Monday 11 October 2021Friday 10 December 20219 weeks
School Holidays Saturday 11 December 2021Sunday 30 January 20227 weeks
 

2021 SA Public Holidays

Proclamation Day (28 December) commemorates the establishment of government in South Australia as a British province. Outside South Australia this public holiday is Boxing Day.

Public HolidayDateOccurs
New Year's DayFriday 1 Januaryschool holidays
Australia DayTuesday 26 Januaryterm 1 / week 1
Adelaide Cup DayMonday 8 Marchterm 1 / week 7
Good FridayFriday 2 Aprilterm 1 / week 10
Easter SaturdaySaturday 3 Aprilweekend
Easter MondayMonday 5 Aprilterm 1 / week 11
ANZAC DayMonday 26 Aprilterm 2 / week 1
Queen's Birthday / Volunteer's DayMonday 14 Juneterm 2 / week 8
Labour DayMonday 4 Octoberschool holidays
Christmas EveFriday 24 Decemberschool holidays
Christmas DayMonday 27 Decemberschool holidays
Proclamation DayTuesday 28 Decemberschool holidays
New Year's EveFriday 31 Decemberschool holidays

Past Information

2020

2020 Term 3 (10 weeks)

DateEventOccurs
Monday 20 JulyFIRST DAY OF TERM 3week 1
Wednesday 12 August2021 Course Counsellingweek 4
Wednesday 19 AugustPRACTICE EXAM Psychologyweek 5
Thursday 27 AugustDrama & Dance - "Dance Night at the Shedley" - External Moderationweek 6
Friday 28 AugustWear It Purple Dayweek 6
Thursday 3 SeptemberStage 1 & 2 Drama Presentation - CHILDREN OF THE BLACK SKIRTweek 7
Wednesday 9 SeptemberArts Showcase - Shedley Theatreweek 8
Thursday 10 SeptemberSTUDENT FREE DAY Staff Training week 8
Friday 11 SeptemberSCHOOL CLOSURE DAY Royal Show Dayweek 8
Friday 25 SeptemberLAST DAY OF TERM 3 - 2pm dismissalweek 10

2020 Term 2 (10 weeks)

Because of COVID-19 some of these events may have been changed or be cancelled at short notice

DateEventOccurs
Monday 27 AprilFIRST DAY OF TERM 2week 1
Tuesday 5 MayImmunisations - Year 8
CLICK HERE for details on "City of Playford" website
week 2
Friday 8 MaySPECIAL INTEREST MUSIC CENTRE
Audition applications close

CHANGED

week 2
Tuesday 12 May to
Friday 22 May
NAPLAN Testing

CANCELLED

weeks 3 & 4
Wednesday 20 May
Thursday 21 May
SPECAIL INTEREST MUSIC CENTRE
Auditions

CHANGED

week 4
Friday 5 JuneSTUDENT FREE DAY Staff Training
(Student Numeracy)
week 6
Monday 8 JunePUBLIC HOLIDAY Queen’s Birthdayweek 7
Tuesday 16 JuneImmunisations - Year 10
CLICK HERE for details on "City of Playford" website
week 8
Monday 29 June to
Friday 3 July
Year 11 Work Experienceweek 10
Friday 3 JulyLAST DAY OF TERM 2week 10

2020 Term 1 (11 weeks)

DateEventOccurs
Monday 27 JanuaryPUBLIC HOLIDAY Australia Dayweek 1
Tuesday 28 JanuaryFIRST DAY OF THE SCHOOL YEAR
9:00am - Junior Secondary (Year 8) students return
11:30am - Continuing Senior Secondary (Year 12) students return
week 1
Wednesday 29 January9:00am - Middle Secondary (Year 9 & 10) students return
10:00am - New Senior Secondary (Year 11) students return
week 1
Friday 7 FebruarySchool Photosweek 2
Tuesday 11 FebruarySwimming Carnivalweek 3
Wednesday 19 FebruaryWelcome BBQweek 4
Thursday 5 MarchSports Dayweek 6
Friday 6 MarchSTUDENT FREE DAY Staff Training
(Student Literacy)
week 6
Monday 9 MarchPUBLIC HOLIDAY Adelaide Cupweek 7
Wednesday 25 MarchSchool Board AGMweek 9
Wednesday 1 AprilImmunisations
Ice Factor Tournament
week 10
Monday 6 April
Thursday 9 April
STUDENT FREE DAYS
Staff preparation for flexible teaching and learning in Term 2
week 11
Friday 10 AprilPUBLIC HOLIDAY Good Fridayweek 11

2020 Return to school information

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2019

2019 SA School Holidays and Terms

PeriodStartFinishLength
TERM 1Tuesday 29 January 2019Friday 12 April 201911 weeks
School Holidays Saturday 13 April 2019Sunday 28 April 20192 weeks
TERM 2Monday 29 April 2019Friday 5 July 201910 weeks
School Holidays Saturday 6 July 2019Sunday 21 July 20192 weeks
TERM 3Monday 22 July 2019Friday 27 September 201910 weeks
School Holidays Saturday 28 September 2019Sunday 13 October 20192 weeks
TERM 4Monday 14 October 2019Friday 13 December 20199 weeks
School Holidays Saturday 14 December 2019Monday 27 January 20206 weeks
 

2019 SA Public Holidays

Proclamation Day (26 December) commemorates the establishment of government in South Australia as a British province. Outside South Australia this public holiday is Boxing Day.

Public HolidayDate
New Year's DayTuesday 1 January
Australia DayMonday 28 January
Adelaide Cup DayMonday 11 March
Good FridayFriday 19 April
Easter SaturdaySaturday 20 April
Easter MondayMonday 22 April
ANZAC DayThursday 25 April
Queen's Birthday / Volunteer's DayMonday 10 June
Labour DayMonday 7 October
Christmas EveTuesday 24 December
Christmas DayWednesday 25 December
Proclamation DayThursday 26 December
New Year's EveTuesday 31 December

2019 Term 4 (9 weeks)

DateEventWeek
Monday 14 OctoberFirst day of Term 4week 1
Friday 1 November Senior Secondary Formalweek 3
Monday 4
to
Friday 15 November
SACE Exams
(CLICK to download the timetable)
weeks 4, 5
Friday 8 NovemberLast day of Year 12 formal lessonsweek 4
Monday 18 November Year 12 Graduation Assemblyweek 6
Tuesday 26 NovemberAwards Night
(Shedley Theatre)
week 7
Wednesday 27 NovemberStudent Free Day
( Staff Training )
week 7
Tuesday 3 DecemberYear 7 Transition Dayweek 8
Wednesday 4 DecemberExhibition of Learningweek 8
Wednesday 11 DecemberPresentation of Learningweek 9
Friday 13 DecemberLAST DAY OF THE SCHOOL YEARweek 9

2019 Term 3 (10 weeks)

DateEventWeek
Monday 22 JulyFirst day of Term 3week 1
Tuesday 6 AugustImmunisationsweek 3
Monday 12 AugustStudent Free Day
( Staff Training )
week 4
Wednesday 28 AugustArts Showcaseweek 6
Friday 30 AugustRoyal Show Day
( School Closure Day )
week 6
Wednesday 4 SeptemberCourse Counselling
( Choose subjects for next year )
week 7
Friday 27 SeptemberLast day of Term 3week 10

2019 Term 2 (10 weeks)

DateEventWeek
Monday 29 AprilFirst day of Term 2week 1
Tuesday 14
to
Thursday 16 May
NAPLAN testingweek 3
Wednesday 22 May
Thursday 23 May
Special Interest Music Centre Auditionsweek 4
Friday 7 JuneStudent Free Day
( Staff Training )
week 6
Friday 10 JunePUBLIC HOLIDAY
Queen’s Birthday
week 7
Wednesday 19 June“Mr. Producer” Dinner Theatre
Shedley Theatre
week 8
Monday 24 June
to
Friday 5 July
SACE Stage 2 Workplace Practices Studentsweek 9, 10
Friday 5 JulyLast day of Term 2week 10

2019 Term 1 (11 weeks)

DateEventWeek
Friday 8 FebruarySchool Photosweek 2
Monday 11 FebruarySwimming Carnivalweek 3
Wednesday 6 MarchMentor BBQweek 6
Friday 8 MarchStudent Free Day
( Staff Training )
week 6
Monday 11 MarchPUBLIC HOLIDAY Adelaide Cupweek 7
Friday 29 MarchSports Dayweek 9
Wednesday 3 April
Thursday 4 April
Immunisationsweek 10

2019 Return to School Information

Tuesday 29th of January
Junior Secondary (Yr 8): 9am – G20
Senior Secondary (Yr 11 / 12): 11:30 – Senior Centre
Wednesday 30th of January
Middle Secondary (Yr 9 /10): 9am – GYM
Please contact the school for more information.

Links

Information presented on this page is from South Australian Government sources.
CLICK HERE for South Australian state school term dates on Department for Education website
CLICK HERE for South Australian public holidays on Safe Work SA website