The School Year

Find out the timings of the academic year and school day in Singapore...

All Singaporean State schools (including kindergartens) follow the same school year.

The school year starts on 2 January and consists of four 10-week terms. There is:

  • a one-week holiday after the first and third terms (March and September)
  • a four-week holiday after the second term (June)
  • a six-week break at the end of the year (December)

These are the vacation dates for government schools in Singapore.

Schools are closed on National Public Holiday days.

Private international schools

Private international schools set their own dates for school vacations. A non-exhaustive list is below:

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