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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, 2018 – Monday 29 January 2018 to Friday 13 April 2018
Monday29 JanuaryPupil-free DayNo BJE classes
Wednesday31 JanuaryTu BiSh’vat
Monday12 FebruaryBJE classes start for 2018
Wednesday28 FebruaryFast of Esther
Thursday1 MarchPurim
Friday2 MarchShushan Purim
Friday30 MarchFast of the First Born, 1st Night Seder, Good Friday (public holiday)No BJE classes
Saturday31 March1st Day Pesach
Sunday1 April2nd Day Pesach, Easter Sunday
Thursday5 AprilLast Day Chol HaMo’ed PesachNo BJE classes after 3pm
Friday6 April7th Day PesachNo BJE classes
Saturday7 April8th (Final) Day Pesach
Thursday12 AprilYom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day)
In school holidays after Term 1:
Wednesday 18 AprilYom HaZikaron (Israel’s Memorial Day)
Thursday 19 AprilYom HaAtzma’ut (Israel’s Independence Day)
Wednesday 25 AprilAnzac Day (public holiday)
Term 2, 2018 – Monday 30 April 2018 to Friday 6 July 2018
Monday30 AprilPupil-free dayNo BJE classes
Thursday3 MayLag baOmer
Sunday13 MayYom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day)
Sunday20 May1st Day Shavuot (Festival of Weeks)
Monday21 May2nd Day Shavuot (Festival of Weeks)No BJE classes
Monday11 JuneQueen’s BirthdayPublic Holiday
Sunday1 JulyFast of 17 Tammuz
In school holidays after Term 2:
Sunday 22 JulyFast of Tisha b’Av (9th of Av)
Term 3, 2018 – Monday 23 July 2018 to Friday 28 September 2018
Monday23 JulyPupil-free dayNo BJE classes
Mon & Tues10 & 11 SeptemberRosh HaShanah (1st & 2nd Days)No BJE classes
Wednesday12 SeptemberFast of Gedaliah
Tuesday18 SeptemberYom Kippur EveNo BJE classes after 3pm
Wednesday19 SeptemberYom KippurNo BJE classes
Mon & Tues24 & 25 September1st & 2nd Days SukkotNo BJE classes
In school holidays after Term 3:
Monday 1 OctoberShemini Atzeret, Labour Day (Public Holiday)
Tuesday 2 OctoberSimchat Torah
Term 4, 2018 – Monday 15 October 2018 to Friday 21 December 2018
Monday15 OctoberSchool resumes
Sunday2 December1st Night Chanukah
Wednesday13 DecemberLast day of BJE classes for 2018
Thu & Fri20 & 21 DecemberPupil-free days
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