Today at Kambala it is Tuesday 22 Aug 2017, 05:20AM

Term & Holidays Dates

The School year at Kambala generally commences at the end of January and finishes at the start of December following the Annual Distribution of Prizes at Sydney Town Hall. School holidays are in line with the standard NSW public holidays. For holiday dates, please check our Calendar.


2017 Dates

Term 1:
Australia Day holiday  – Thursday 26 January
Year 12 boarders return after 3.30pm – Thursday 26 January
Year 12 classes resume – Friday 27 January
Year 7 and new Years 8 to 11 boarders arrive after 9.00am – Friday 27 January
All remaining boarders return after 3.30pm  Preparation to Year 6 new students orientation 10.30am–12.00pm – Friday 27 January
All Year 7 and new Years 8 to 11 students orientation 12.30pm-3.20pm – Friday 27 January
All students return for the commencement of Term 1 – Monday 30 January
Term 1 concludes at 3.20pm – Thursday 6 April
Boarders travel day – Friday 7 April (Boarding House closes at 9.00am)

Term 2:
Anzac Day holiday, boarders return to school after 3.30pm – Tuesday 25 April
Term 2 commences – Wednesday 26 April
Boarders travel day – Friday 9 June
Exeat weekend – Friday 9 – Monday 12 June
Term 2 concludes at 3.20pm – Thursday 22 June
Boarders travel day – Friday 23 June (Boarding House closes at 9.00am)

Term 3:
Boarders return after 3.30pm – Sunday 16 July
Term 3 commences – Monday 17 July
Term 3 concludes at 3.20pm – Thursday 21 September
Boarders travel day – Friday 22 September (Boarding House closes at 9.00am)

Term 4:

Boarders return after 3.30pm – Sunday 8 October
Term 4 commences – Monday 9 October

Term 4 concludes – Tuesday 5 December

2018 Dates

Term 1 (11 weeks):

  • Friday 26 January – Australia Day holiday 
  • Sunday 28 January – Year 12 Boarders return after 3.30pm 
  • Monday 29 January  – Year 12 school resumes * Year 7 and new 8-11 Boarders from 9am * All remaining Boarders after 3.30pm * P-6 new student orientation 10.30am to 12.00pm * Year 7 and new students 8-11 orientation 1.00pm to 3.20pm
  • Tuesday 30 January – Term 1 commences
  • Thursday 29 March – Boarders travel day
  • Friday 30 March – Good Friday
  • Monday 1 April – Easter Monday
  • Thursday 12 April – Term 1 concludes
  • Friday 13 April – Boarders travel day

Term 2 (9 weeks):

  • Sunday 29 April – All Boarders return after 3.30pm
  • Monday 30 April  – Term 2 commences
  • Friday 8 June – Boarders travel day
  • Friday 8 June – Monday 11 June Exeat weekend for all students
  • Friday 29 June – Term 2 concludes * Boarders travel day 

Term 3 (10 weeks):

  • Monday 23 July – All Boarders return after 3.30pm
  • Tuesday 24 July – Term 3 commences
  • Thursday 27 September – Term 3 concludes
  • Friday 28 September – Boarders travel day

Term 4 (7 weeks):

  • Sunday 14 October – All Boarders return after 3.30pm
  • Monday 15 October – Term 4 commences
  • Wednesday 5 December – Term 4 concludes