The School Year
The school calendar for Portugal: including the dates of summer holidays, half-term, the spring break and the Christmas break...
School calendar dates in Portugal are set for the whole country by the Portuguese Ministry of Education.
- Please note that the dates may vary between districts and schools. Confirm dates with the school in question
- Private schools may have slightly different dates; parents will need to check with the relevant school
- Note also that schools close on national public holidays
Portuguese School Year
|School Holidays 2014 - 2015|
|School begins (confirm with the school)||Between 11 and 15 September 2014|
|Christmas break (Férias de Natal)||17 December 2014 to 2 January 2015|
|Carnival break (Férias de Carnaval)||16 to 18 February 2015|
|Easter break (Férias de Páscoa)||23 March to 15 April 2015|
|Summer holidays begin (Férias de Verão) 6th, 9th, 11th, 12th grades||Between 5 and 12 June 2015|
|Summer holidays begin (Férias de Verão) 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 7th, 8th, 10th grades||12 June 2015|