Term dates

With three campuses running on different schedules and timetables, this is where you can help plan the year ahead.

2020 and 2021 Term Dates are provided here.

Detailed School Calendars for each campus are available on myMGS (password required).

2020 Melbourne Grammar School Term Dates

TERM I (9 Weeks)
Thursday 23 January New Staff Day
Friday 24 January New Staff Day
Monday 27 January Australia Day Holiday
Tuesday 28 January Staff Development Day
Wednesday 29 January

Year 7 students commence at 8.30am

Year 9 Orientation commences at 8.30am

Years 10-12 House Period & Organisation Day commences at 12:00pm

Thursday 30 January Term I begins for Grimwade House and Year 8 students at 8.30am 
Monday 9 March  Mid-term Exeat (Labour Day Holiday)
Friday 27 March Term I ends
TERM II (10 Weeks)
Tuesday 14 April Staff Development Day
Wednesday 15 April Term II begins for students
Monday 8 June Mid-term Exeat (Queen's Birthday Holiday)
Friday 19 June Term II ends
TERM III (10 Weeks)
Monday 13 July Staff Development Day
Tuesday 14 July Term III begins for students
Monday 17 August Mid-term Exeat
Friday 18 September Term III ends 
TERM IV (9 Weeks)
Monday 5 October Term IV begins for Wadhurst & Senior School students
Staff Development Day at Grimwade House (no students)
Tuesday 6 October Term IV begins for Grimwade House students
Monday 2 November Mid-term Exeat (Melbourne Cup Holiday)
Tuesday 3 November Melbourne Cup Holiday
Thursday 3 December Term IV ends
Friday 4 December Staff Development Day - Wadhurst & Senior School (no students)
End of Year Ceremony for Years 6 (no Prep - Year 5 students)
Monday 7 December Staff Development Day
Tuesday 8 December Staff Development Day

2021 Melbourne Grammar School Term Dates

TERM I (9 Weeks)
Tuesday 26 January Australia Day Holiday
Wednesday 27 January New Staff Day
Thursday 28 January New Staff Day
Friday 29 January Staff Development Day
Monday 1 February

Year 7 students commence at 8.30am

Year 9 Orientation commences at 8.30am

Years 10-12 House Period & Organisation Day commences at 12:00pm

Tuesday 2 February Term I begins for Grimwade House and Year 8 students at 8.30am 
Monday 8 March  Mid-term Exeat (Labour Day Holiday)
Thursday 1 April Term I ends
Friday 2 April Good Friday
TERM II (9 Weeks)
Monday 19 April Staff Development Day
Tuesday 20 April Term II begins for students
Sunday 25 April ANZAC Day
Monday 14 June Mid-term Exeat (Queen's Birthday Holiday)
Friday 18 June Term II ends
TERM III (10 Weeks)
Monday 12 July Staff Development Day
Tuesday 13 July Term III begins for students
Monday 16 August Mid-term Exeat
Friday 17 September Term III ends 
TERM IV (10 Weeks)
Monday 4 October Term IV begins for Wadhurst & Senior School students
Staff Development Day at Grimwade House (no students)
Tuesday 5 October Term IV begins for Grimwade House students
Monday 1 November Mid-term Exeat (Melbourne Cup Holiday)
Tuesday 2 November Melbourne Cup Holiday
Thursday 9 December Term IV ends
Friday 10 December Staff Development Day - Wadhurst & Senior School (no students)
End of Year Ceremony for Years 6
Monday 13 December Staff Development Day
Tuesday 14 December Staff Development Day