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Approved by Education Council

 
Month Date Description
August    
  17 Principals (and Deputy Principals) and newly appointed & current SSA, ATs & TAs return for Duty
  20-21 Orientation for New Staff
  24 All Teachers Return for Duty-First Staff Planning Day
  25-26 Professional Development Days
  27-28 New Student Orientation/Staff Planning Days
  31 All schools re-open (with the exception of CIFEC)
September    
  1 Class Induction for All Year 12 students
October    
  29-30 Professional Development Day
November    
  2-6 Spelling Bee Preliminaries (Primary)
  9 Remembrance Day (Public Holiday)
  10-13 Spelling Bee Preliminaries (Secondary)
  16-20 Half-term Holiday (Teachers/Students)
December    
  2 Spelling Bee Finals (Primary)
  3 Spelling Bee Finals (Secondary)
  18 Schools Close for Christmas Break
January    
  1 New Year's Day-Public Holiday
  4 Schools Re-open
  25 National Heroes Day-Public Holiday
l st Half-year: 31st August 2015-29th January 2016
91 Teaching Days / 7 Planning Staff Development Days
February    
  8-12 Half-Term Break (Teachers/Students)
  10 Ash Wednesday-Public Holiday
  15-16 Professional Development Days
March    
  1-3 Inter-Secondary Sports
  16-18 Inter-Primary Sports
  24 Schools Close for Easter Break
  25 Good Friday – Public Holiday
  28 Easter Monday – Public Holiday
April    
  4

Schools Re-open
NCFA Eliminations

  29 Professional Development Day
May    
  16 Discovery Day-Public Holiday
  NCFA Finals
June    
    Assessments (PIE & PIM)
    Key Stage 2 Examinations
  13 Queen's Birthday-Public Holiday
July    
  1 Schools Close for Students
  4 Constitution Day
  5-7 Make-Up storm days for students/teachers. If not required then these three days will be utilized for completion of Performance Management Assessments & Summer Preparation (will be confirmed by 4 January 2016)
  7 Schools Close for Teachers
2nd Half-year: 1st February–1st June 2016
94 Teaching Days / 3 Planning Staff Development Days
Total number of Teaching Days = 185
Total number of Staff Development Days = 10
Note that July 5-7, 2016 Potential Make-Up Storm Days or Performance Management Assessments = 3