When did school start in Victoria?

When did school start in Victoria?


Start date Finish date
Term 1 29 January Students start 30 January in government schools 5 April
Term 2 23 April 28 June
Term 3 15 July 20 September
Term 4 7 October 20 December

When did Victoria start 4 terms?

Shift from three-term to four-term school years In 1987 the Education Department introduced a four-term structure, acting on the advice of a Working Party for school reorganisation.

What was the first school in Victoria?

And Victoria’s oldest state primary school is growing too. Bacchus Marsh Primary School began on 13th May 1850 as the Bacchus Marsh National School, a one-teacher school with a voluntary enrolment of 34.

Are Victorian schools open?

Childcare, kindergarten and early learning centres can open for all regional Victorian children. Remote learning will continue for all other year levels. Onsite supervision at schools is still available for vulnerable children and children of authorised workers in all year levels.

How many weeks is a Victoria 2021 term?

2021 Victoria School Holidays and Term Dates

Period Start Length
Term 1 Staff: Wednesday, 27 January 2021 Students: Thursday, 28 January 2021* 11 weeks
School Holidays Friday, 2 April 2021
Term 2 Monday, 19 April 2021 10 weeks
School Holidays Saturday, 26 June 2021

What age is Year 1 in Victoria?

Primary school students are aged between 5 and 12 years old. Classes are divided into Prep and Years 1 to 6. Secondary school students are aged between 12 and 20 years old. Classes are divided into Years 7 to 12.

What are school hours in Victoria?

Students attend school from Monday to Friday – usually from 8.30am to 3.30pm. Many Victorian schools also provide childcare through services like: before school care.

Are masks mandatory in Victorian schools?

Students aged 12 and over who are permitted to learn on-site at secondary schools must wear face masks indoors and outdoors, unless a lawful exception applies. Secondary students are not required to wear a face mask if they have an illness, condition or disability that means it would not be suitable to wear one.

Where in Victoria is regional?

The 10 regional city local government areas are Ballarat, Greater Bendigo, Greater Geelong, Greater Shepparton, Horsham, Latrobe, Mildura, Wangaratta, Warrnambool and Wodonga. The remaining 38 local government areas including six alpine resort areas are referred to as the rural local government areas.

When do the school holidays start in Victoria?

School term dates and holidays in Victoria 2021 term dates. Start date Finish date; Term 1: 27 January Students start 28 January in government schools: 1 April: Term 2: 19 April: 25 June: Term 3: 12 July: 17 September: Term 4: 4 October: 17 December: Add Victorian term dates to your calendar (.ics file)

When does the school term start in Australia?

This also means they dictate when accommodation tariffs are at their highest. I have gathered all the school term dates for each state of Australia here as one easy guide for you.

Where can I go to school in Victoria?

Victoria’s reopening roadmap outlines changes for Victorian students as on-site, face-to-face schooling resumes. This will happen in stages, with different approaches for schools in metropolitan Melbourne and schools in rural and regional Victoria.

When do primary schools return to on site learning?

A date for the return of these year levels to on-site learning will be subject to further health advice, but will occur as soon as they are safely able to do so. From Monday 5 October, students enrolled in Prep to Grade 6 in standalone primary schools will return to on-site learning.