Term Dates & Holidays

Our language courses run in conjunction with the school terms of Victoria. No classes are held on public holidays.

2017 Victoria School Holidays and Term Dates
Period Start Finish Length
Term 1 Wednesday 1 February 2017 Friday, 31 March 2017 9 weeks
School Holidays Saturday, 1st April 2017 Monday 17 April 2017
Term 2 Tuesday, 18 April 2017 Friday, 30 June 2017 11 weeks
School Holidays Saturday, 1 July 2017 Sunday, 16 July 2017
Term 3 Monday, 17 July 2017 Friday, 22 September 2017 10 weeks
School Holidays Saturday 23 September 2017 Sunday, 8 October 2017
Term 4* Monday, 9 October 2017 Friday, 22 December 2017 11 weeks
2017/2018 Summer School Holidays Saturday, 23 December 2017 Tuesday, 30 January 2018
*Senior Years may have different finishing dates in term 4.
The information above is relevant to Victoria government state schools. Independent and Catholic schools do base their terms on the state school dates but their term dates can vary from school to school. You should check directly with the relevant school to find out the correct term date information.

Victoria School Holidays and Term Dates

Term 2017 Duration Enrolment until
1 Wednesday 27 January – Thursday 24 March 8 weeks 21-Jan
2 Monday 11 April – Friday 24 June 11 weeks 07-Apr
3 Monday 11 July – Friday 16 September 10 weeks 07-Jul
4 Monday 3 October–Tuesday 20 December 11 weeks 29-Sep

Public holidays for Victoria 2017 (including national public holidays)

Holiday 2017
New Year’s Day Sun 1 Jan and Mon 2 Jan (additional day)
Australia Day Thursday 26 January
Labour Day Monday 13 March
Good Friday Friday 14 April
Easter Saturday Saturday 15 April
Easter Monday Tuesday17 April
Anzac Day Monday 25 April
Queen’s Birthday Monday 12 June
Friday before the AFL Grand Final Friday 29 September
Melbourne Cup Tuesday 7 November
Christmas Day Monday 25 December
Boxing Day Tuesday 26 December