School term dates in NT

The majority of government schools follow the same school year.

Term dates for urban and remote schools differ at the beginning and end of the school year.

Read more about urban and remote schools.

Please note: Gunbalanya school has flexible term dates to recognise activities in the community.

If your child attends a non-government school, check term dates with the school.

Term dates for 2020

Get the printable calendars:

2020 calendar for Northern Territory schools PDF (427.6 KB)
2020 calendar for Northern Territory schools DOCX (172.4 KB)
2020 calendar for Gunbalanya School PDF (596.4 KB)
2020 calendar for Gunbalanya School DOCX (692.7 KB)
2020 A3 school wall calendar PDF (2.1 MB)

Semester one

TermDates
Term 1 Urban schools
Tuesday 28 January to Thursday 9 April (teachers resume Friday 24 January)

Remote schools (excluding Gunbalanya School)
Wednesday 29 January to Thursday 9 April (teachers resume Tuesday 28 January)
Term break Tuesday 14 April to Friday 17 April
Term 2 Monday 20 April to Friday 26 June
Semester break Monday 29 June to Friday 17 July

Semester two

TermDates
Term 3 Tuesday 21 July to Friday 25 September (teachers resume 20 July)
Term break Monday 28 September to Friday 9 October
Term 4 Urban schools
Monday 12 October to Thursday 17 December 

Remote schools
Monday 12 October to Friday 18 December
Semester break Monday 21 December 2020 to Friday 29 January 2021

Last updated: 27 December 2019

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