School holidays NZ 2020/2021 - When are they and printable calendar

School holidays NZ 2020/2021 - When are they and printable calendar

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It’s on the back of every parent or student's mind.. When is the school term starting or ending? When are school holidays again? Don’t worry, we’ve got all of your school holiday concerns covered! We even have printable 2020 and 2021 NZ school term calendars, if you prefer a more visual approach!

School Terms and Holidays NZ 2020

NZ school term and holiday calendar 2020

School holidays for the 2020 school year are generally as follows: The school year begins in late January or early February and ends in mid-December.

Because of the multi-week lockdown the specific term dates and holidays for 2020 have been impacted.

The term dates and school holidays in NZ for 2020 are as follows:

School Term 1: Begins between Jan. 27 - Feb. 7 and Ends March 27 Public Holidays during term 1 include: Waitangi Day School Holiday: March 28 - April 15 (including Easter).

School Term 2: Begins April 15 and Ends July 3 Public Holidays during term 2 include: ANZAC April 27, Queen’s Birthday June 1 School Holiday: July 4 - 19

School Term 3: Begins July 20 and Ends Sept. 25 School Holidays: Sept. 26 - October 11

School Term 4: Begins Oct. 12 and Ends between Dec. 16-18 (Primary, intermediate and special schools on or before the 18th and Secondary and composite on or before the 16th.) Public Holidays during term 4 include: Labour day, christmas day, boxing day, new years day School Holidays: 5-6 weeks, from on or before december 16-18 until school reopens between February 1-9.

School Terms and Holidays NZ 2021

NZ school term and holiday calendar 2021

The school terms and holidays in 2021 are as follows:

School Term 1: Begins between Feb 1. - Feb. 9 and Ends April 16 Public holidays during term 1 include: Waitangi Day, Good Friday April 2, Easter Monday April 5, and Easter Tuesday April 6 School Holiday: April 17 - May 2

School Term 2: Begins May 3 and Ends July 9 Public Holidays during term 2 include: Queen’s Birthday June 7 School Holiday: July 10 - 25

School Term 3: Begins July 26 and Ends Oct. 1 School Holidays: October 2 - October 17

School Term 4: Begins Oct. 18 and Ends no later than December 20 Public Holidays during term 4 include: Labour day, christmas day, boxing day, new years day School Holidays: 5-6 weeks, from on or before December 20 until school reopens in 2021.