School Terms and Holidays for 2013

Updated as at 15 Nov 2012

The school term for 2013 will begin from Wednesday, 2 January. The school term for schools, junior colleges and centralised institute will end on Friday, 15th November 2013. This takes into account 40 weeks of curriculum time for the school year. Please refer to the school calendar below.

Should there be adjustments to the school calendar, the Ministry of Education will issue a media release to announce the change.

For Primary and Secondary Schools

School Terms for 2013

Semester 1
Term 1 Wednesday 2nd January to Friday 15th March
Term 2 Monday 25th March to Friday 31st May
Semester 2
Term 3 Monday 1st July to Friday 6th September
Term 4 Monday 16th September to Friday 15th November

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School Holidays for 2013

Semester 1
After Term 1 Saturday 16th March to Sunday 24th March
After Term 2 Saturday 1st June to Sunday 30th June
Semester 2
After Term 3 Saturday 7th September to Sunday 15th September
After Term 4 Saturday 16th November to Tuesday 31st December

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For Junior Colleges

School Terms for 2013

Semester 1
Year 1 Year 2
Term 1 Friday 1st February to Friday 15th March Monday 7th January to Friday 15th March
Term 2 Monday 25th March to Friday 31st May
Semester 2
Year 1 Year 2
Term 3 Monday 1st July to Friday 6th September
Term 4 Monday 16th September to Friday 15th November Monday 16th September to end of ‘A’-level exams

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School Holidays for 2013

Semester 1
Year 1 Year 2
After Term 1 Saturday 16th March to Sunday 24th March
After Term 2 Saturday 1st June to Sunday 30th June
Semester 2
Year 1 Year 2
After Term 3 Saturday 7th September to Sunday 15th September
After Term 4 Saturday 16th November to
Tuesday 31st December 2013
End of ‘A’-level exams to Tuesday 31st December

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For Millennia Institute

School Terms for 2013

Semester 1
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Term 1 Friday 1st February to Friday 15th March Monday 7th January to Friday 15th March
Term 2 Monday 25th March to Friday 31st May
Semester 2
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Term 3 Monday 1st July to Friday 6th September
Term 4 Monday 16th September to Friday 15th November Monday 16th September to end of ‘A’-level exams

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School Holidays for 2013

Semester 1
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
After Term 1 Saturday 16th March to Sunday 24th March
After Term 2 Saturday 1st June to Sunday 30th June
Semester 2
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
After Term 3 Saturday 7th September to Sunday 15th September
After Term 4 Saturday 16th November to
Tuesday 31st December 2013
End of ‘A’-level exams to Tuesday 31st December

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Scheduled School Holidays for 2013

Holiday Date
Youth Day *Sunday 7th July
Teachers’ Day Friday 6th September
Children’s Day (for primary schools and primary sections of full schools only) Friday 4th October

* The following Monday, 8th July 2013 will be a scheduled school holiday.

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Public Holidays for 2013

Holiday Date
New Year’s Day Tuesday 1st January
Chinese New Year *Sunday 10th February
*Monday 11th February
Good Friday Friday 29th March
Labour Day Wednesday 1st May
Vesak Day Friday 24th May
Hari Raya Puasa Thursday 8th August
National Day Friday 9th August
Hari Raya Haji Tuesday 15th October
Deepavali **Saturday 2nd November
Christmas Day Wednesday 25th December

* As Chinese New Year falls on Sun 10 Feb and Mon 11 Feb, the next day, Tue 12 Feb will be a public holiday.

** The following Monday will be a school holiday.

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