|2018 Victorian School Term Dates
Term 1: 29 January (school teachers start) to 29 March *
Term 2: 16 April (Tuesday) to 29 June
Term 3: 16 July to 21 September
Term 4: 8 October to 21 December
* The first day of Term 1 is a student-free day in all government schools to allow for appropriate planning to take place for the arrival of students.
Each year, government schools are provided with a total of four student-free days for professional development, curriculum development, school planning and administration, and student assessment and reporting purposes.