EducationMOE: 2020 School Term and School Holiday Dates

August 13, 2019
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As announced by the Ministry of Education (MOE) on 13 August 2019 (Tuesday), the school term for all MOE primary and secondary schools is set to begin on 2 January 2020 and end on 20 November 2020.

For students in their first year of Junior College (JC) or Millennia Institute (MI), school starts on 5 February 2020 after the release of the O-Level results in mid-January.

Second-year JC and MI students will begin their school term on 6 January 2020.

Here are the details of the school term and school holidays, according to school levels:

Primary and secondary schools

School terms

2020 school terms and holidays
2020 School terms for primary and secondary schools (Photo: Ministry of Education)

*The last day of the final school term for schools which will be used as venues for the GCE O Level written examinations will be Friday, 23 October 2020.

School holidays

2020 school terms and holidays
2020 school holidays for primary and secondary schools (Photo: Ministry of Education)

Junior College & Millennia Institute

School terms

2020 school terms and holidays
Photo: 2020 school terms for Junior Colleges and Millennia Institutes (Photo: Ministry of Education)

School holidays

2020 school terms and holidays
2020 school holidays for Junior Colleges (JC) and Millennia Institutes (MI) [Photo: Ministry of Education]

Scheduled holidays for 2020

MOE has announced three scheduled holidays for 2020:

2020 school terms and holidays
Scheduled school holidays for 2020 (Photo: Ministry of Education)

Public holidays

In addition to the school terms and school holidays, here’s the list of public holidays in 2020:

2020 school terms and holidays
Public holidays for 2020 (Photo: Ministry of Education)

Notes:

*Monday, 27 Jan, will be a public holiday & Tuesday, 28 Jan, will be a school holiday.
**Monday, 25 May, will be a public holiday.
***Monday, 10 Aug, will be a public holiday.
****Monday, 16 Nov, will be a school holiday.

Now that you have the list of school terms and holidays for 2020, it’s time to start planning the schedule for the year ahead.

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