SINGAPORE — On Tuesday (Aug. 13), the Ministry of Education (MOE) released the start and end dates for the 2020 school year for all levels, and information on school holidays.
The MOE announced that the start of the school year for all primary and secondary schools is on Thursday, Jan. 2, and Friday, Nov. 20 will be the last day.
For students in their first year at all junior colleges and at the Millennia Institute, their start date is set for Wednesday, Feb. 5, while the rest of the students will start school on Monday, Jan. 6.
Below are the details for school terms and school holidays, organised into school levels:
Primary and Secondary Schools
*Take note that 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, Oct. 23, 2020.
Scheduled Holidays for 2020
The MOE has also released dates for three scheduled school holidays for 2020:
*Take note that Monday, Jul. 6, the day after Youth Day, will be a scheduled school holiday.
Public Holidays for 2020
Here are the dates for all public holidays for 2020:
Take note of the following:
*Monday, Jan. 27, will be a public holiday and Tuesday, Jan. 28, will be a school holiday.
**Monday, May 25, will be a public holiday.
***Monday, Aug. 10, will be a public holiday.
****Monday, Nov. 16, will be a school holiday.
Now that the MOE has released all dates for school terms, school holidays and public holidays, parents and students can now begin preparations for the school year of 2020. /TISG