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 2017 - 2018
Summer Holidays begin
Back to School (Rentrée)
3 July 2017
28 August 2017
Jeûne genevois 7 September 2017
Autumn Holiday 23 - 27 October 2017
Christmas/New Year Holiday 25 December 2017 - 5 January 2018
February (sport) break 12 - 16 February 2018
Easter break 29 March - 6 April 2018
Summer Holiday (Vacances d'été) 2 July – 24 August 2018
Back to School (Rentrée) 27 August 2018

Neuchâtel

      Neuchâtel School Holidays 2017- 2018
      School Holidays begin
      Back to School (rentrée)
      3 July 2017
      14 August 2017
      Jeûne fédéral 18 September 2017
      Autumn break 2 - 13 October 2017
      Christmas/New Year Holiday 21 December 2017 - 5 January 2018
      March (sport) break 26 February - 2 March 2018
      Spring Break 30 March - 13 April 2018
      Summer Holiday 9 July - 19 August 2018
      Back to School (rentrée) 20 August 2018

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

      Vaud


          Vaud School Holidays 2017 - 2018
          School holidays begin
          School year starts (Rentrée)
          1 July 2017
          21 August 2017
          Jeûne fédéral 18 September 2017
          Autumn Holiday 7 - 22 October 2017
          Christmas/New Year Holiday 22 December 2017 - 7 January 2018
          February (sport) break 16 - 26 February 2018
          Easter Holiday 29 March - 16 April 2018
          Summer Holiday 6 July – 27 August 2018

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

          Jura

            Jura School Holidays 2017 - 2018
            School Hoidays begin
            Back to School (Rentrée)
            30 June 2017
            21 August 2017
            Autumn Holiday 6 October - 23 October 2017
            Christmas/New Year Holiday 22 December 2017 - 8 January 2018
            February Holiday 9 – 19 February 2018
            Easter Holiday 29 March - 16 April 2018
            Summer Holiday 6 July 2017
            Back to School (Rentrée) 20 August 2018

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

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


            Zone A: School Year 2017-2018
            Summer Holidays Begin
            Back to School
            8 July 2017
            Monday 4 September 2017
            Half Term (Toussaint) Friday 20 October 2017
            Monday 6 November 2017
            Christmas (Noël) Friday 22 December 2017
            Tuesday 8 January 2018
            Winter Half Term (Hiver) Friday 9 February 2018
            Monday 26 February 2018
            Easter (Printemps) Friday 6 April 2018
            Monday 23 April 2018
            Summer Holidays Begin Friday 6 July 2018

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

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