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Victoria also known as VIC has four school holidays and four terms each year. Victorian Education Department determines the term dates. Independent schools like private schools may vary the dates slightly. But overall, school terms last from 9 to 11 weeks and school holidays last from 2 to 5 weeks.

Incoming School Holidays

Period Start Finish Length
Term 1 Tuesday, 28 January 2020 Friday, 27 March 2020 9 weeks
School Holidays Saturday, 28 March 2020 Monday, 13 April 2020

Victoria School Holidays and Term Dates in 2020

Period Start Finish Length
Term 1 Tuesday, 28 January 2020 Friday, 27 March 2020 9 weeks
School Holidays Saturday, 28 March 2020 Monday, 13 April 2020
Term 2 Tuesday, 14 April 2020 Friday, 26 June 2020 11 weeks
School Holidays Saturday, 27 June 2020 Sunday, 12 July 2020
Term 3 Monday, 13 July 2020 Friday, 18 September 2020 10 weeks
School Holidays Saturday, 19 September 2020 Sunday, 4 October 2020
Term 4 Monday, 5 October 2020 Friday, 18 December 2020 11 weeks
2020/2021 Summer School Holidays Saturday, 19 December 2020 Tuesday, 26 January 2021

School Break Activity Ideas

  1. Taking driving lessons
  2. Grow a vegetable or herb garden
  3. Watch movies
  4. Have a craft day
  5. DIY toy experiment
  6. Bush walking and bike riding
  7. Create your own fashion show video
  8. Create your own cooking show video

What is Schoolies in Australia?

In Australia, high-school graduates are called schoolies. They will have week long holidays after they finish their final exam in later November and early December.