School Terms and Holidays

The school year for all primary and secondary schools under the Ministry of Education (MOE) takes into account of 40 weeks of curriculum time for teaching and learning before the start of the national examinations, and six weeks of school vacation at end of year for teachers and students. Every year, the school term starts on the first business day after 1st January.

The MOE publishes the school terms and holidays of Primary and Secondary Schools, Junior Colleges and Millennia Institute.  Please click here for the full schedule.

Private and International schools may follow a different holiday schedule.  Please refer to their respective websites for their schedules.