The Department of Education sets the term and school holiday dates for all Queensland state schools.

Term 2021 Dates Length
Term 1 Wednesday 27 January – Thursday 1 April 10 weeks
Term 2 Monday 19 April – Friday 25 June 10 weeks
Term 3 Monday 12 July – Friday 17 September 10 weeks
Term 4 Tuesday 5 October – Friday 10 December 10 weeks

Staff professional development/student free days

  • 21, 22 January 2021
  • 15, 16, April 2021
  • 3 September 2021

Year 10, 11 and 12 finishing dates

  • Year 12 – Friday 19 November 2021
  • Year 10 and 11 – Friday 26 November 2021
  • Prep to Year 9 – Friday 10 December 2021
  • Special schools – Friday 10 December 2021

Term 1 2021 starts on 27 January