School Term Dates

As BJE teaches in NSW government schools, the term dates given below are for government schools. If you are looking for the term dates of a school which is not a NSW government school, please contact the school directly for information. Most schools list their term dates on their school website.

Please note that Jewish holydays begin the evening before the date listed below.

Term 1, 2117 – Friday 27 January 2017 to Friday 7 April 2017
Friday27 JanuaryPupil-free DayNO BJE classes
Saturday11 FebruaryTu Bish’vat
Monday13 FebruaryBJE classes for 2017 commence
Thursday9 MarchFast of Esther
Sunday12 MarchPurim
Monday13 MarchShushan Purim
In School Holidays after Term 1:
Monday10 April1st Night Pesach
Tuesday11 April1st Day & 2nd Night Pesach
Wednesday12 April2nd Day Pesach
Friday14 AprilPublic Holiday (Good Friday)
Monday17 April7th Day Pesach & Public Holiday (Easter Monday)
Tuesday18 April8th (Final) Day Pesach
Term 2, 2017 – Monday 24 April 2017 to Friday 30 June 2017
Monday24 AprilPupil-free DayNo BJE classes
Tuesday25 AprilPublic Holiday (Anzac Day)No BJE classes
Monday1 MayYom HaZikaron (Memorial Day for Israel’s Soldiers)
Tuesday2 MayYom HaAtzma’ut (Israel’s Independence Day)
Sunday14 MayLag baOmer
Wednesday24 MayYom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day)
Tuesday30 MayShavuot EveNo BJE classes after 3pm
Wednesday31 May1st Day Shavuot (Festival of Weeks)No BJE classes
Thursday1 June2nd Day ShavuotNo BJE classes
Monday12 JunePublic Holiday (Queen’s Birthday)No BJE classes
In school holidays after Term 2:
Tuesday 11 JulyFast of 17 Tammuz
Term 3, 2017 – Monday 17 July 2017 to Friday 22 September
Monday17 JulyPupil-free DayNo BJE classes
Tuesday14 August Fast of 9 Av
Wednesday20 SeptemberRosh HaShanah EveNo BJE classes after 3pm
Thursday21 September1st Day Rosh HaShanahNo BJE classes
Friday22 September2nd Day Rosh HaShanahNo BJE classes
In school holidays after Term 3:
Sunday 24 SeptemberFast of Gedaliah
Saturday 30 SeptemberYom Kippur
Monday 2 OctoberPublic Holiday (Labour Day)
Thursday 5 October1st Day Sukkot
Friday 6 October2nd Day Sukkot
Term 4, 2017 – Monday 9 October 2017 to Tuesday 19 December 2017
Wednesday11 OctoberShemini Atzeret EveNo BJE classes after 3pm
Thursday12 OctoberShemini AtzeretNo BJE classes
Friday13 OctoberSimchat TorahNo BJE classes
Tuesday12 December1st Night Chanukah
Monday18 DecemberPupil-free DayNo BJE classes
Tuesday19 DecemberPupil-free DayNo BJE classes
In school holidays after Term 4:
Wednesday 20 December8th (Final) Day of Chanukah

 

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