Term Dates

On occasions, the school is asked about future term dates as families plan for holidays and other special events.

The following information may be helpful, but be aware some dates are tentative and may change.

 2017 Term Dates

Term One

Year 1 to 6 students commence on Monday 30th January

Foundation 2017 students first day of school on Tuesday 31st January. (Stationery can be dropped off to the classroom on Monday 30th January between 8:30am-10:30am or 2:00pm-3:45pm)

Last day of Term One Thursday 13th April

Term Two - Monday 1st May to Friday 30th June

Professional Learning week for staff. No student attendance - Monday 3rd to Friday 7th July

Term Three - Monday 24th July to Friday 29th September

Term Four - Monday 16th October to Wednesday 13th December

You are all welcome to attend our 2017 opening chapel on Monday 30th January 2017. Students will first assemble in their 2017 classrooms and then move with their classes ready for chapel which will begin at 9:00 am. Coffee and Chat will follow after chapel for families and friends. 


2017 Key School dates

Listed below are key dates of events that are currently planned on our calendar. Unless unknown significant activities occur we will commit to the dates listed below.

St Mark’s twilight Sports day – Friday 24th March


Parent Information nights

F to Year 3 – Tuesday 15th February 7 pm.

Year 4 to 6 - Thursday 9th February 7 pm.


P and F first meeting – Thursday 2nd February


Parent teacher interviews

Thursday 6th, Monday 10th and Wednesday 12th April


Year 3 and 5 NAPLAN

Tuesday 9th to Thursday 11th May.


Junior Primary Concerts

Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th September.



Year 1 - Term 4. Monday 30th to Tuesday, 31st October.

Year 2 - Term 4 either in Week 1 or 2 to be confirmed.

Year 3 – Term 1. Monday 27th February to Wednesday 1st March.

Year 4 – Term 2. Wednesday 10th to Friday 12th May.

Year 5 – Term 1. Wednesday 29th to 31st March.

Year 6 - Term 4. Aquatics camp - 1st Wednesday 1st to Friday 3rd November.

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