School Holidays

Geneva

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School Terms in Geneva

The school calendar for Geneva, Vaud, Jura, Neuchatel and France: when schools close for vacations and the children are on holiday...

These are the dates for annual holidays for state schools in Geneva, Neuchâtel, Vaud and Jura and across the border in the French départements of Ain (01) and the Haute-Savoie (74).

  • Private schools may have slightly different dates; check with the relevant school
  • Schools are closed on national public holidays

Geneva

    Geneva School Holidays 2015 - 2016
    Summer Holiday (Vacances d'été)

    4 July - 26 August 2016

    Geneva School Holidays 2016 - 2017
    Back to School (Rentrée) 29 August 2016
    Jeûne genevois 8 September 2016
    Autumn Holiday 24 - 28 October 2016
    Christmas/New Year Holiday 26 December 2016 - 6 January 2017
    February (sport) break 13 - 17 February 2017
    Easter break 13 - 21 April 2017
    Summer Holiday (Vacances d'été) 3 July – 25 August 2017
    Back to School (Rentrée) 28 August 2017

    Neuchâtel

      Neuchâtel School Holidays 2015 - 2016
      Summer Holiday 4 July - 12 August 2016
        Neuchâtel School Holidays 2016- 2017
        Back to School (rentrée) 15 August 2016
        Jeûne fédéral 19 September 2016
        Autumn break 3 - 14 October 2016
        Christmas/New Year Holiday 26 December 2016 - 6 January 2017
        March (sport) break 27 February - 3 March 2017
        Spring Break 3 - 17 April 2017
        Summer Holiday 3 July - 11 August 2017
        Back to School (rentrée) 14 August 2017

        Vaud

          Vaud School Holidays 2015 - 2016
          Summer Holiday 2 July – 21 August 2016
            Vaud School Holidays 2016 - 2017
            School year starts (Rentrée) 22 August 2016
            Jeûne fédéral 19 September 2016
            Autumn Holiday 15 - 30 October 2016
            Christmas/New Year Holiday 23 December 2016 - 8 January 2017
            February (sport) break 18 - 26 February 2017
            Easter Holiday 8 - 23 April 2017
            Summer Holiday 1 July – 20 August 2017

            Jura

              Jura School Holidays 2015 - 2016
              Summer Holiday 2 July - 12 August 2016
                Jura School Holidays 2016 - 2017
                Back to School (Rentrée) 16 August 2016
                Autumn Holiday 3 October - 14 October 2016
                Christmas/New Year Holiday 26 December 2016 - 6 January 2017
                February Holiday 13 – 17 February 2017
                Easter Holiday 3 - 17 April 2017
                Summer Holiday 3 July - 18 August 2017
                Back to School (Rentrée) 21 August 2017

                Zone A: Ain (01), Isère (38), Savoie (73), Haute-Savoie (74)

                Zone A: School Year 2015-2016
                Summer Holidays Begin Tuesday 5 July 2016

                The dates above indicate the final day of school and the day classes resume for a new term. 

                Zone A: School Year 2016-2017
                Back to School 1 September 2016
                Half Term (Toussaint) 19 October 2016
                3 November 2016
                Christmas (Noël) 17 December 2016
                3 January 2017
                Winter Half Term (Hiver) 18 February 2017
                6 March 2017
                Easter (Printemps) 15 April 2017
                2 May 2017
                Summer Holidays Begin 8 July 2017

                The dates above indicate the final day of school and the day classes resume for a new term.

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