NSW School Holiday And Term Dates 2020 Plus Fun Getaway Ideas

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As one school holidays ends, all kids can think about is when the next one will begin. Strangely, though they happen four times a year every year, we are still blindsided by their swift approach!

But while students lament the long wait until their next 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 holidays or take off on a family vacation as soon as that last bell rings, here are all the 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 Holidays

Term 1

Tuesday 28 January to Thursday 9 April 2020

Autumn School Holiday

Monday 13 April to Friday 24 April 2020

Term 2

Monday 27 April to Friday 3 July 2020

Winter School Holiday

Monday 6 July to Friday 17 July 2020

Term 3

Monday 20 July to Friday 25 September 2020

Spring School Holiday

Saturday 19 September to Friday 4 October 2020

Term 4

Monday 12 October to Friday 18 December 2020

Summer School Holiday

Monday 21 December to Tuesday 26 January 2021

School Holidays NSW

Where To Go

Now that you've got the dates, all you need is a destination! NSW has some epic family spots that are affordable and jam-packed with activities, so thankfully you don't even need to leave the state.

Here are our top holiday ideas for some creative inspiration.


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