School Holidays in Shanghai
Information about the school calendar: the dates when the schools in Shanghai close for vacation...
The following are the school term dates and holidays observed by international and Chinese schools in the Shanghai metropolitan area. Private schools may follow a different schedule.
Most schools operate on a five-day schedule with the school day running from 07:30 to 16:30 with a lunch break from 11:30 to 13:00. International schools tend to have a shorter school day from 08:30 to 15:30.
The Chinese school year has two major breaks; a summer holiday from July to August and a winter holiday for the Spring Festival from January to February.
|International School Holidays 2012-2013|
|Chinese New Year||23 to 27 January 2012|
|Spring Holiday||1 to 13 October 2012|
|Labour Day||30 April to 1 May 2012|
|Dragon Boat Festival||22 June 2012|
|Summer Holiday||28 June to 23 August 2012|
|Winter Holiday||15 Dec 2012 to 2 January 2013|
|Chinese New Year||11 to 15 February 2013|
|Spring Holiday||1 to 5 April 2013|
|Labour Day||1 May 2013|
|Dragon Boat Festival||12 June 2013|
|Summer Holiday Begins||22 June 2013|
|Chinese School Holidays 2012-2013|
|Winter Holiday||13 January to 6 February 2012|
|Qingming Festival||2 to 4 April 2012|
|May Day||29 April to 1 May 2012|
|Children's Day||1 June 2012|
|Dragon Boat Festival||22 to 24 June 2012|
|Summer Holiday||1 July to 31 August 2012|
|Mid-Autumn Day||30 September 2012|
|National Day||1 to 7 October 2012|
|New Year's Day||1 to 3 January 2013|
|Winter Holiday (Includes Chinese New Year)||28 January 15 February 2013|
|Qingming Festival||4 to 6 April 2013|
|Summer Holiday Begins||1 July 2013|