NSW School Holidays 2021: Term Dates and Family Getaway Ideas
Even though school holidays happen four times a year every year, we are still blindsided by their swift approach, aren't we, parents?
But while students lament the long wait until their next school holidays break, we have a whole term ahead to plan! Whether you're looking to schedule a slew of programs and activities to keep the kids busy during the NSW school holidays 2021 or take off on a family holiday as soon as that last bell rings, here are all the NSW school holidays 2021 dates you need to get organised this year.
Get these NSW school holiday and term dates in the diary and add some inspo in case you do decide to fly the coup.
Please note: these dates are for NSW public schools. Private and independent schools generally base their terms and holidays around these dates, but they may differ slightly.
NSW School Terms and Holiday Dates
Wednesday 28 January to Thursday 1 April 2021
Please note: 27 January & 28 January 2021 are school development days and parents should not bring their children to school on these days.
Autumn School Holidays
Monday 5 April - Friday 16 April 2021
Monday 19 April - Friday 25 June 2021
Please note: 19 April is a school development day and parents should not bring their children to school on this day
Winter School Holidays
Monday 28 June - Friday 9 July 2021
Monday 12 July to Friday 17 September 2021
Please note: 12 July is a school development day and parents should not bring their children to school on this day
Spring School Holidays
Monday 20 September to Friday 1 October 2021
Tuesday 5 October to Friday 17 December 2021
Please note: 17 December is a school development day and parents should not bring their children to school on this day
Summer School Holidays
Monday 20 December - Thursday 27 January 2022
Get your FREE printable NSW Government 2021 School Calendar and Planner.
NSW Public Holidays 2021
You'll definitely want to take note of all the NSW public holidays in 2021 so you can get the most out of your long weekend or family holiday!
Public Holidays - Easter
Good Friday - Friday 2 April 2021
Easter Saturday - Saturday 3 April 2021
Easter Sunday - Sunday 4 April 2021
Easter Monday - Monday 5 April 2021
Public Holidays - ANZAC Day
Monday 26 April 2021
Public Holidays - June & November
Queen's Birthday - Monday 14 June 2021
Melbourne Cup - Tuesday 2 November 2021
Public Holidays - Christmas Day
Saturday 25 December 2021
Public Holidays - Boxing Day
Sunday 26 December 2021
Where to go with Kids During the NSW School Holidays 2021
Now that you've got the NSW school holidays 2021 dates, all you need is a destination! NSW has some epic family holiday spots that are affordable and jam-packed with activities, so thankfully you don't even need to leave the state.
Here are our top NSW holiday ideas for some creative inspiration.
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