QLD School Holidays Calendar 2020 [Holiday Dates 2020]

2020 School holidays QLD are the days when the school remains closed for some period. School holidays are also termed as vacations, breaks or recess. These holidays are not counted as instructional days. During these days no classes will be held. School days were considered as the best time and holidays have their unique importance in school life. Students are very excited about these days. They plan, explore, learn and enjoy their vacations.

The school holidays changes with respect to location all over the world. The exam time, term time varies and thus holidays. So this letter is about school holidays. So Here are Queensland School Term Dates. 

QLD School Holidays 2020

Term  Start Date Finish Date Length
Term 1 28 Tuesday, January 2020 03 Friday, April 2020 10 Weeks
School Holidays Saturday, 4 April 2020 Sunday, 19 April 2020 (Autumn Holidays)
Term 2 Monday, 20 April 2020 Friday, 26 June 2020 10 Weeks
School Holidays Saturday, 27 June 2020 Sunday, 12 July 2020 (Winter Holidays)
Term 3 Monday, 13 July 2020 Friday, 18 September 2020 10 Weeks
School Holidays Saturday, 20 September 2020  Monday, 5 October 2020 (Spring Holidays)
Term 4*  Tuesday, 6 October 2020 Friday, 11 December 2020 10 Weeks
School Holidays  Saturday, 12 December 2020 Monday, 25 January 2021 (Summer Holidays)

In Term 4 Year 10,11,12 Have Slightly Different End Dates. Here Are Information Below

Year 10 In Term 4 Ending Date  Friday, 27 November 2020
Year In 11 Term 4 Ending Date  Friday, 27 November 2020
Year In  12 Term 4 Ending Date  Friday, 20 November 2020

Staff Professional Development Days 2020

Term Date Length
Term 1 Thursday 23 January
Friday 24 January
2 days
Term 2 Wednesday 15 April
Thursday 16 April
Friday 17 April
3 days
Term 4 Monday 19 October 1 day

Now why school holidays are important, what effect they have on children’s learning and concentration has been discussed below-

1. Holidays have a significant role in making the child relax from their day to day routine of class work & homework. They get stressed with study burden, so holidays provide a great relaxation & break to them from their routine work. These keep them excited for their work.

2. Holidays are the best source where children can play outdoor activities with friends. They enjoy health. They perform many games, sports, and hobbies which will keep them physically fit and give them various health benefits. They visit parks, playgrounds with friends and enjoy the atmosphere.

3. Your kids get a leisure time which will make them re-concentrate on their school works. They are fed up from their daily routines of the burden, so holidays make them collect their interest in learning after some break.

4. Holidays are considered as the best family time. These give opportunities to travel the world, have adventurous time with family and spend quality time outdoors with them. This is something different from a regular schedule where you no need to rush from mornings to evenings.

In most cultures, holidays are divided into four seasons. These are term wise and follow particular dates according to country or state with which the holidays falls accordingly

• Spring holidays: these holidays are during the spring season and begin on the spring equinox.

• Summer holidays: these holidays start on the summer solstice and falls during the hot period in the year.

• Autumn holidays: these holidays are during the autumn month and start on the fall equinox.

• Winter holidays: these are during the winter season of time and start on the winter solstice.

Here the end of each season marks the beginning of the next one. As the time of equinoxes & solstices changes each year so seasons may vary within the year.

QLD School Calendar 2020

QLD School Calendar 2020, QLD School Holidays 2020
QLD School Calendar 2020, QLD School Holidays 2020

Now in this article, the school holidays have been discussed in 2020 in Queensland, Australia. Queensland is a state in Australia situated at its north-east side. It has a world’s most extensive coral reef system, offshore Great Barrier Reef. The holidays in this state falls accordingly & thus show different term vacations. Queensland has thousands of marine species in it. Queensland has surfing beaches of gold and sunshine coasts in Brisbane, capital of Queensland.

Every country or state according to their location or weather has a difference in their vacations. These vary from country to country and the term holidays in Queensland in 2020 is as follows-

Autumn holidays: These start from 04 April 2020 (Saturday) and ends on 19 April 2020 (Sunday).

Winter holidays: These begin from 27 June 2020 (Saturday) and ends on 12 July 2020 (Sunday).

Spring holidays: These commence from 19 September 2020 (Saturday) and finishes on 05 October 2020 (Monday).

Summer holidays: These begin from 12 December 2020 (Saturday) and ends on 26 January 2021 (Tuesday).

You Can Also Check Previous Year’s QLD School Holidays Calendar 2019 

These holidays fall according to the term wise. When the first term ends the autumn holidays begins and after these vacations, their second term starts and so on. Their School Terms are approximate of 10 weeks, and there are four terms in a session.

There is a list of some schools in Queensland as shown below-

1. Brisbane State High School

2. Canterbury College

3. Brisbane Girls Grammar School

4. Sunshine Coast Grammar School

5. USC Moreton – Bay The Mill

6. Brisbane Catholic Education

7. The Southport Preschool School

8. St Flannans OSHC

9. Ormiston State School

10. St William’s Grovely Catholic Primary School

These are some of the schools in Queensland. The school terms in 2018, 2019 or 2020 vary according to the holidays in that year and seasons in particular year changes due to change in solstices or equinoxes, and thus holidays vary. The upcoming holidays have been planned in this article to plan for vacations or breaks.

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