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 2020 - 2021

Back to School (Rentrée)

24 August 2021
Jeûne genevois 10 September 2020
Autumn Holiday 19 - 23 October 2020
Christmas/New Year Holiday 24 December 2020 - 8 January 2021
February (sport) break 15 - 19 February 2021
Easter break 1 - 9 April 2021
Summer Holiday (Vacances d'été) 5 July – 27 August 2021
Back to School (Rentrée) 30 August 2021

Neuchâtel

      Neuchâtel School Holidays 2020- 2021

      Back to School (rentrée)

      17 August 2020
      Jeûne fédéral 21 September 2020
      Autumn break 5- 19 October 2020
      Christmas/New Year Holiday 24 December 2020 - 8 January 2021
      March (sport) break 1 - 5  March 2021
      Spring Break 2 - 19 April 2021
      Summer Holiday 5 July - 13 August 2021
      Back to School (rentrée) 16 August 2021

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

      Vaud


          Vaud School Holidays 2020 - 2021

          School year starts (Rentrée)

          24 August 2020
          Jeûne fédéral 21 September 2020
          Autumn Holiday 10 - 25 October 2020
          Christmas/New Year Holiday 19 December 2020 - 3 January 2021
          February (sport) break 20 - 28 February 2021
          Easter Holiday 2- 18 April 2021
          Summer Holiday 3 July – 22 August 2021

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

          Jura

            Jura School Holidays 2020 - 2021

            Back to School (Rentrée)

            17 August 2020
            Autumn Holiday 12 October - 23 October 2020
            Christmas/New Year Holiday 24 December 2020 - 8 January 2021
            February Holiday 22 – 26 February 2021
            Easter Holiday 2 - 16 April 2021
            Summer Holiday 5 July 2021
            Back to School (Rentrée) 16 August 2021

            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. 

            Further Information