#YearlyPlanning

NSW Term Dates + Holidays

To help you plan for your family holidays in 2021, we’ve collated for easy reference the NSW School Holiday Dates 2020 as well as NSW Public Holiday Dates 2021 and NSW School Term Dates 2021 for the Eastern Division of NSW Australia.

NSW School Holiday Dates 2021

Autumn Holidays

Monday 5 April 2021 to Friday 16 April 2021

Autumn is traditionally the transition months of the Australian year; March, April and May. Typically autumn is the season to receive the most rain, but all the welcomed rain doesn’t dampen the autumn school holiday fun in the Greater Port Macquarie region!

View our autumn holidays section for the latest holiday inspiration and activities occurring throughout the Greater Port Macquarie during the autumn school holidays.

Winter Holidays

Monday 28 June 2021 to Friday 9 July 2021

Winter is traditionally the three coldest months of the Australian year; June, July and August. But as Sir Ranulph Fiennes says; “there is no bad weather, only inappropriate clothing.”

So get on out there with the kids these winter holidays and explore!

View our winter holidays section for the latest holiday inspiration and activities occurring throughout the Greater Port Macquarie during the winter school holidays.

Spring Holidays

Monday 20 September 2021 to Friday 1 October 2021

Spring is traditionally the three transition months of the Australian year; September, October and November.

View our spring holidays  section for the latest holiday inspiration and activities occurring throughout the Greater Port Macquarie during the spring school holidays.

Summer Holidays

Monday 20 December 2021 to Thursday 27 January 2022

Summer is traditionally the three hottest months of the Australian year; December, January and February.

View our summer holidays section for the latest holiday inspiration and activities occurring throughout the Greater Port Macquarie during the summer school holidays.

NSW Public Holiday Dates 2021

  • New Year’s Day
    Friday 1 January 2021
  • Australia Day
    Tuesday 26 January 2021
  • Good Friday
    Friday 2 April 2021
  • Easter Saturday
    the Saturday following Good Friday
    Saturday 3 April 2021
  • Easter Sunday
    Sunday 4 April 2021
  • Easter Monday
    Monday 5 April 2021
  • Anzac Day
    Sunday 25 April 2021
  • Queen’s Birthday
    Monday 14 June 2021
  • Labour Day
    Monday 4 October 2021
  • Christmas Day
    Saturday 25 December 2021
  • Boxing Day
    Sunday 26 December 2021
  • Christmas Day Holiday
    Monday 27 December 2021
  • Boxing Day Holiday
    Tuesday 28 December 2021

NSW School Term Dates 2021

  • Term 1 for students
    Wednesday 27 January 2021 to Thursday 1 April 2021
  • Term 2 for students
    Monday 19 April 2021 to Friday 25 June 2021
  • Term 3 for students
    Monday 12 July 2021 to Friday 17 September 2021
  • Term 4 for students
    Tuesday 5 October 2021 to Friday 17 December 2021

Term dates include School Development Days that occur on the first 2 days of Term 1, the first day of Terms 2 and 3 and the last day of the school year in NSW public schools.

2021 School Development Days for the Eastern division are:

  • Term 1 = Wednesday 27 January + Thursday 28 January 2021
  • Term 2 = Monday 19 April 2021
  • Term 3 = Tuesday 12 July 2021
  • Term 4 = Friday 17 December 2021

These dates are NSW Government Schools Term Dates 2021 but can vary slightly from school to school, please visit the DoE website for further information or your school’s website for dates specific to your school.

Daylight Savings

Daylight saving in NSW begins at 2am, Eastern Standard Time, on the first Sunday in October and ends at 3am Eastern Daylight Saving Time on the first Sunday in April.