The information below is relevant to Queensland 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.
In some instances, Queensland schools may vary the first and last days of term for different grades.
In 2018 many Queensland schools will be affected by the Commonwealth Games, which is being held on the Gold Coast from the 4th April til the 15th April 2018.
2018 Queensland School Holidays and Term Dates
|Term 1||Monday, 22 January 2018||Thursday, 29 March 2018||10 weeks|
|School Holidays||Friday, 30 March, 2018||Sunday, 15 April 2018|
|Term 2*||Tuesday, 17 April 2018||Friday, 29 June 2018||11 weeks|
|School Holidays||Saturday, 30 June 2018||Sunday, 15 July 2018|
|Term 3||Monday, 16 July 2018||Friday, 21 September 2018||10 weeks|
|School Holidays||Saturday, 22 September 2018||Sunday, 7 October 2018|
|Term 4**||Monday, 8 October 2018||Friday, 14 December 2018||10 weeks|
|2018/2019 Summer School Holidays||Saturday, 15 December 2018||Monday, 28 January 2019|
|*Queensland Schools will start term 2 on Tuesday 17th April instead of Monday the 16th April to allow school buses used during the Commonwealth Games to return to their regional areas. |
**Year 10, 11 and 12 have different finishing dates in term 4. Details below:
|Year 10 Term 4 Finishing Date||Friday, 30 November 2018|
|Year 11 Term 4 Finishing Date||Friday, 30 November 2018|
|Year 12 Term 4 Finishing Date||Friday, 16 November 2018|