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Term Dates and Bell Times

Term 1 Tuesday 1 February – Friday 8 April
Term 2 Wednesday 27 April – Friday 1 July
Term 3 Monday 18 July – Friday 23 September
Term 4 Monday 10 October – Tuesday 20 December

Staff Development Days / Pupil Free Days are held throughout the year and students do not attend school on these days. The dates will be communicated to parents within a reasonable period of time.

For more events and dates in our school calendar, please see our upcoming events page.


Our school bell times are as follows:

Morning Bell 8:30 am
Recess 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Lunch 1:00 pm – 01:40 pm
Dismissal 2:40 pm

There is no supervision of students on the school grounds until 8:00 am. Therefore, the expectation is that students do not arrive at school before this time.

The school day concludes at 2:40pm and parents are expected to collect their children as soon as possible after this time.

Our office opening hours are Monday to Friday, between 8:00am and 3:00pm.


At St John’s, we offer high-quality organised before and after school care for our students through the following provider:

With fully qualified teachers and Educators on staff, implementing a fun sports and learning program, we provide the highest level of care for your child. 
Peak provide services onsite in our school hall and is available during the following times:

  • Before school care: 6:30 am – 8:30 am
  • After school care: 2:30 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Vacation care: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Please phone PEAK on 1300 467 325 to arrange a booking.