College Times

From 2018 both campuses will have a common start time of 8:15am and finishing time of 2:35pm. It is normal practice for school bus routes to be reviewed by Buslink and changed as student numbers and needs change each year and throughout the year. Buslink time tables can be find here: Timetable for Palmerston College 7-9 Campus and Timetable for Palmerston College 10-12 Campus

Term dates for 2019

Semester One     
Term 1 Tuesday 29 January – Friday 12 April
(Teachers commence 25 January 2019)
 11 weeks
Term break Monday 15 April – Thursday 18 April  1 week
Term 2 Tuesday 23 April – Friday 28 June  10 weeks
Semester break Monday 1 July – Friday 19 July 3 weeks
Semester Two    
Term 3  Tuesday 23 July – Friday 27 September
(Teachers commence 22 July 2019)
 10 weeks
Term break  Monday 30 September – Friday 11 October 2 weeks
Term 4 Monday 14 October – Thursday 12 December
(Remote schools finish Friday 13 December)
 9 weeks
Semester break  Monday 16 December – Friday 24 January 2020  6 weeks

Term dates for 2020 (Leap Year)

Semester One    
Term 1  Tuesday 28 January – Thursday 9 April
(Teachers commence 24 January 2020)
11 weeks
Term break  Tuesday 14 April – Friday 17 April  1 week
Term 2  Monday 20 April – Friday 26 June  10 weeks
Semester break  Monday 29 June – Friday 17 July  3 weeks
Semester Two    
Term 3 Tuesday 21 July – Friday 25 September
(Teachers commence 20 July 2020)
 10 weeks
Term break  Monday 28 September – Friday 9 October  2 weeks
Term 4 Monday 12 October – Thursday 17 December
(Remote schools finish Friday 18 December)
10 weeks
Semester break  Monday 21 December – Friday 29 January 2021  6 weeks

To find out more about changes to school term dates go to the Department of Education website.