SA School Holidays: South Australia School Holidays 2017 Term Dates

School Holidays SA 2017

The information in this post is all about SA School Holidays 2017 for state schools. The calendar of SA school holidays listed here is also followed by the catholic and independent schools. But their term dates may differ. Students of non-governmental schools can check the precise term dates and SA school holidays with their respective schools. Find the complete list of all the South Australia school holidays and term dates.As well as program schedules of SA school.


The schools in Australia follow a four-terms and two-semester structure. Each term is followed by a break of few days known as SA school holidays. The longest vacation in Australia is the summer vacation that happens after year end. The academic year in SA begins from February and ends in December month.The information below is totally relevant to South Australia state schools.


The school leaving age is 17 years in South Australia since 2009. Education is compulsory for all kids under 17 years. However, they are exempted if undergoing any TAFE vocational training or they are working. The majority of students complete their studies till South Australia Certificate of Education. All the private and public education systems are financed jointly by SACE and commonwealth government.  All schools follow the same structure with regard to terms and major term and semester vacations. QLD School holidays 2017 are searched by kids and parents for advance holiday planning. We have shared here a complete list of SA school holidays.

SA School Holidays

SA School Holidays 2017

Find below the list of all school breaks for government schools of South Australia. Besides these school holidays, the schools also observe free days during the terms. All national holidays and regional holidays are free days for students and school staff.

South Australia School Holidays

School Holidays SA Start Date End Date
Autumn school holidays SA 14th April 2017, Friday 30th April 2017, Sunday
Winter SA school holidays 8th July 2017, Saturday

 

23rd July 2017, Sunday
Spring break 30th September 2017, Saturday 15th October 2017, Sunday
Summer school holidays SA 16th December 2017, Saturday

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28 January 2018, Sunday

For students of Year 12, the last date of the school for the final term depends on schools. Students should enquire with their schools for more information on school holidays SA.

South Australia School Holidays – Term Dates 2017

Terms Start Date End Date Duration
Term 1 30th January 2017, Monday 13th April 2017, Thursday 11 Weeks
Term 2 1st May 2017, Monday 7th July 2017, Friday 10 Weeks
Term 3 24th July 2017, Monday 29th September 2017, Friday

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10 Weeks
Term 4 16th October 2017, Monday 15th December 2017, Friday 9 Weeks

Term dates of government schools of all other states are shared here. You can check NSW school holidays, QLD school holidays and Victorian school holidays 2017 too. The year 12 in Australia is also known as senior. It is the last year of the compulsory education. After this, students either work or join further courses in colleges or vocational training institutes.

Holidays in South Australia: Travel Ideas and Destinations SA

Australia is filled with beautiful landscapes, rainforests, and coastal beauties. You must be well aware of the most famous places of SA. Do make your make your holidays more special with advance planning. We have given the top places to consider for travelling and sight-seeing.

  • Adelaide – museums and central market
  • Kangaroo island – wildlife
  • Barossa valley – vineyard tours
  • Port Lincoln – fishing and scuba diving
  • Victor harbour
  • Coorong national park
  • Mount Gambier – volcanoes and caves
  • Hahndorf
  • Wallaroo historical walk
  • Ada Ryan gardens

There are many other places like Robe, Clare and Ceduna in SA for spending time in holidays. Summer school holidays and spring holidays are the peak time for outdoors. To avoid hassles at the last moment, advance planning of holiday outing are necessary.

Our holiday calendars for all states will help you to arrange your picnics and travel in advance. SA School holidays are longer holidays observed after completion of each semester and term. To check other free days, refer to our separate post on SA public holidays 2017. All national and state-specific holidays are shared for your benefit. Easter holidays, summer holiday dates and spring break dates for students of government schools are published for all states on our blog. This holidays are refreshing pool in exhausting daily life routine.  Share our lists of holidays with your friends and class-mates over social media. Visit us to know all free days for schools and offices too. Enjoy the best of SA school Holidays.

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