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#1 Phoenix Blue

Posted 07 December 2012 - 02:10 PM

Just reading another thread about birthdays and many are talking about finishing school in Nov or early Dec. to me, that sounds so early!

We're in Vic - state school.  Holidays start 21st December.

Kids go back 31st of January.

So when do your school holidays start and finish? What school/state?


#2 **Xena**

Posted 07 December 2012 - 02:12 PM

Holidays start on the 20th Dec and go back early Feb (used to be mid Feb but next year we start having 4 terms instead of 3)

Edited by **Xena**, 07 December 2012 - 02:12 PM.


#3 kuhla

Posted 07 December 2012 - 02:14 PM

My children started school holidays at midday today.  

They go back on the 30 Jan.

Private school in Queensland

#4 JRA

Posted 07 December 2012 - 02:21 PM

Thankfully DS's last day of school is Dec 11 - YEAH, can't wait. Private school victoria.

He goes back on Jan 30th

#5 EssentialBludger

Posted 07 December 2012 - 02:24 PM

WA private school.

11 Dec - 5 Feb

#6 KnightsofNi

Posted 07 December 2012 - 02:25 PM

DD finishes kindy next Wednesday. Starts school Feb 4th. SA public kindy, private school.

#7 naturalgoodness

Posted 07 December 2012 - 02:30 PM

SA public school and kindy - finish next Friday (14th) at 2.20pm
Go back Tuesday 29th Jan

#8 BadCat

Posted 07 December 2012 - 02:34 PM

ACT public - finish Dec 21, start Feb 4.

#9 EsmeLennox

Posted 07 December 2012 - 02:39 PM

WA public school, kids finish on Dec 18 and resume on Feb 4.

#10 Coffeegirl

Posted 07 December 2012 - 02:56 PM

NSW public.   Start Dec 20th (though most of Dec seems to have been written off already by the school  glare.gif).    return Jan 28th

#11 insomniac

Posted 07 December 2012 - 03:05 PM

QUOTE (Jemstar @ 07/12/2012, 12:39 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
WA public school, kids finish on Dec 18 and resume on Feb 4.


Same here.

#12 *Lib*

Posted 07 December 2012 - 03:15 PM

Qld private school, kids have been on holiday for a week and they go back on 30th Jan.

#13 JazzyWeasel

Posted 07 December 2012 - 03:20 PM

QUOTE (Jemstar @ 07/12/2012, 12:39 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
WA public school, kids finish on Dec 18 and resume on Feb 4.



Same and we don't get reports until 17th dec.

#14 Greatmum

Posted 07 December 2012 - 03:25 PM

NSW 20 Dec to 30 Jan.

Coffeegirl 28 Jan is a public holiday.

#15 FeralRebelWClaws

Posted 07 December 2012 - 03:30 PM

ACT public finish Dec 21...

Next year I start NSW private and our first professional development day is Jan 24th. I start Jan 21st and the students start Jan 30th. They finish up this year today though! (Students finished yesterday.)

#16 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 07 December 2012 - 04:15 PM

QUOTE (Coffeegirl @ 07/12/2012, 03:56 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
NSW public.   Start Dec 20th (though most of Dec seems to have been written off already by the school  glare.gif ).    return Jan 28th



Same here (NSW public high school). V little work being done for the next week and a half. Am already getting the "why do I have to go to school until the end of term? Nobody else's parents are making them go". Sorry DS but the world's worst parents think that school term finishes on 19 December so you go to school until 19 December.

#17 annodam

Posted 07 December 2012 - 04:15 PM

Private VIC, last day for DD today.


#18 Julie3Girls

Posted 07 December 2012 - 04:53 PM

Last day for kids Dec 19th (teachers have staff development days on the Thurs and Fri)
First day back is 30th Jan for yr 1-6, 31st Jan for the kinders.

Oh, and our kids are still working - DD3 in kinder had a spelling test today original.gif
Next week is easing off, with a lot more fun stuff, but the kids are all still eager to go.

#19 JLC

Posted 07 December 2012 - 04:55 PM

QLD Public school, finish fri 14th Dec & go back Tues 29th Jan

#20 FeralLIfeHacker

Posted 07 December 2012 - 04:59 PM

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Edited by lifehacker, 26 December 2012 - 02:19 PM.


#21 *dreamer*

Posted 07 December 2012 - 05:02 PM

Sydney private school - broke up on Tuesday (4th) go back 30 Jan.


#22 mumto3princesses

Posted 07 December 2012 - 05:05 PM

For both primary school and high school:
Last day wednesday 19th December
First day back Wednesday 30th January

#23 2bundles

Posted 07 December 2012 - 06:21 PM

Qld private - 28 Nov-30 Jan!

#24 mindy05

Posted 07 December 2012 - 06:47 PM

Vic- DS is in state primary and finishes December 21 and goes back Jan 31. DD has just completed Yr 11 in a private school and finished last friday, November 30. She goes back for a half day on Feb 1, then back full time on Feb 4.

#25 .Jerry.

Posted 07 December 2012 - 06:49 PM

*sigh*  I've got another week of school yet. sad.gif
Qld state school.





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