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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, 2019 – Tuesday 29 January 2019 to Friday 12 April 2019
Tuesday29 JanuaryPupil-free DayNo BJE classes
Monday11 FebruaryBJE classes start for 2019
Wednesday20 MarchFast of Esther
Thursday21 MarchPurim
Friday22 MarchShushan Purim
In school holidays after Term 1:
Fri 19 AprilFast of the 1st Born, 1st Night Seder, Public Holiday (Good Friday)
Sat & Sun 20 & 21 April1st & 2nd Days Pesach
Mon 22 AprilPublic Holiday (Easter Monday)
Thu 25 AprPublic Holiday (Anzac Day)
Fri & Sat 26 & 27 April7th & 8th (Final) Days Pesach
Term 2, 2019 – Monday 29 April 2019 to Friday 5 July 2019
Monday29 AprilPupil-free DayNo BJE classes
Thursday2 MayYom HaSho’ah (Holocaust Remembrance Day)
Wednesday8 MayYom HaZikaron (Israel’s Remembrance Day)
Thursday9 MayYom HaAtzma’ut (Israel’s Independence Day)
Thursday23 MayLag BaOmer
Sunday2 JuneYom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day)
Sunday9 June1st Day Shavuot
Monday10 June2nd Day Shavuot, Public Holiday (Queen’s Birthday)No BJE classes
In school holidays after Term 2:
Sun 21 JulyFast of 17 Tammuz
Term 3, 2019 – Monday 22 July 2019 to Friday 27 September 2019
Monday22 JulyPupil-free DayNo BJE classes
Sunday11 AugustFast of 9th Av (Tisha b’Av)
In school holidays after term 3:
Mon 30 September1st Day Rosh HaShanah
Tue 1 October2nd Day Rosh HaShanah
Wed 9 OctoberYom Kippur
Term 4, 2019 – Monday 14 October 2019 to Friday 20 December 2019
Mon & Tues14 & 15 October1st & 2nd Days SukkotNo BJE classes
Monday21 OctoberShemini AtzeretNo BJE classes
Tuesday22 OctoberSimchat Torah (Rejoicing of the Law)No BJE classes
Thursday12 DecemberLast day of BJE classes for 2019
In school holidays after term 4:
Sunday 22 December1st Night Chanukah
Monday 30 DecemberFinal Day Chanukah
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