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Hong Kong School Holidays

Updated: Aug 26, 2023

As your trusted guide to navigating the educational landscape of Hong Kong, we are delighted to share with you the 2023-2024 academic planner.


We understand that navigating your children's schedules can be a bit of a jigsaw, particularly when they, or their friends, attend different schools. Our planner, detailing term dates for over twenty of Hong Kong's top private and international schools, is your key to piecing it all together.


From scheduling family holidays to juggling playdates, our planner makes it a breeze. Simply click the thumbnail below to download your copy, or scroll on to find your school. And yes, there's a printable version too!



American International School


The school year at American International School begins on 10 August 2023. The October half term runs from 29 Sep - 8 October 2023. Winter break starts on 16 December 2023 - 8 January 2024. The Chinese New Year break in February runs from 09 - 18 February 2024. The spring break begins on 29 March - 7 April 2024. The school does not have a break in May. The academic year concludes on 13 June 2024. Click here to view the school’s calendar.


American School Hong Kong


The school year at American School Hong Kong begins on 11 August. The October half term runs from 13-23 October 2023. Winter break starts on 23 December 2023 - 7 January 2024. The Chinese New Year break in February runs from 09-18 February 2024. The spring break begins on 29 Mar-8 April 2024. The school does not have a break in May. The academic year concludes on 6 June 2024. Click here to view the school’s calendar.


Australian International School Hong Kong


The school year at Australian International School Hong Kong begins on 25 July. The October half term runs from 28 Sep - 7 Oct . Winter break starts on 16 Dec - 24 January 2024. The Chinese New Year break in February runs from 9 - 14 Feb 2024. The spring break begins on 29 Mar-15 April 2024. The school does not have a break in May. The academic year concludes on 20 June 2024. Click here to view the school’s calendar.


Canadian International School of Hong Kong


The school year at the Canadian International School of Hong Kong begins on 17 August. The October half term runs from 30 Sep -9 October 2023. Winter break starts on 21 December 2023 - 8 January 2024. The Chinese New Year break in February runs from 09 - 18 February 2024. The spring break begins on 29 March - 7 April 2024. The school does not have a break in May. The academic year concludes on 13 June 2024. Click here to view the school’s calendar.


Chinese International School


The school year at Chinese International School begins on 14 August. The October half term runs from 14-23 October 2023. Winter break starts on 16 December 2023 - 7 January 2024. The Chinese New Year break in February runs from 07-19 February 2024. The spring break begins on 29 March - 8 April 2024. The school does not have a break in May. The academic year concludes on 14 June 2024. Click here to view the school’s calendar.


Dalton School Hong Kong


The start date for the academic year at Dalton School Hong Kong is 14 August. The October half term runs from 3-6 October 2023. Winter break starts on 16 December 2023 - 1 January 2024. The Chinese New Year break in February runs from 03-18 February 2024. The spring break begins on 1-07 April 2024. The May break runs from 17-20 May 2024. The academic year concludes on 13 June 2024. Click here to view the school’s calendar.


Discovery Bay International School


The school year at Discovery Bay International School begins on 17 August. The October half term runs from 21-29 October 2023. Winter break starts on 16 December 2023 - 7 January 2024. The Chinese New Year break in February runs from 12 - 16 February 2024. The spring break begins on 22 March - 8 April 2024. The school does not have a break in May. The academic year concludes on 28 June 2024. Click here to view the school’s calendar.


DSC International School


The school year at DSC International School begins on 1 Sep. The October half term runs from 21-29 October 2023. Winter break starts on 16 December 2023 - 1 January 2024. The Chinese New Year break in February runs from 09 - 18 February 2024. The spring break begins on 29 Mar - 7 April 2024. The school does not have a break in May. The academic year concludes on 28 June 2024. Click here to view the school’s calendar.



English Schools Foundation


The school year at English Schools Foundation begins on 16 August. The October half term runs from 21-30 October 2023. Winter break starts on 16 December 2023 - 7 January 2024. The Chinese New Year break in February runs from 09 - 19 February 2024. The spring break begins on 23 March - 8 April 2024. The May break runs from 18-19 May 2024. The academic year concludes on 28 June 2024. Click here to view the school’s calendar.


French International School


The school year at French International School begins on 31 August. The October half term runs from 21 - 29 October 2023. Winter break starts on 20 December 2023 - 7 January 2024. The Chinese New Year break in February runs from 10 - 18 February 2024. The spring break begins on 29 March - 14 April 2024. The May break runs from 20 - 24 May 2024. The academic year concludes on 28 June 2024. Click here to view the school’s calendar.


German Swiss International School


The school year at German Swiss International School begins on 22 August. The October half term runs from 21 - 29 October 2023. Winter break starts on 22 December 2023 - 7 January 2024. The Chinese New Year break in February runs from 09 - 18 February 2024. The spring break begins on 29 March - 14 April 2024. The school does not have a break in May. The academic year concludes on 21 June 2024. Click here to view the school’s calendar.


Harrow International School Hong Kong


The school year at Harrow International School Hong Kong begins on 31 August. The October half term runs from 14 - 22 October 2023. Winter break starts on 16 December 2023 - 7 January 2024. The Chinese New Year break in February runs from 09 - 18 February 2024. The spring break begins on 29 March - 15 April 2024. The May break runs from 27- 28 May 2024. The academic year concludes on 28 June 2024. Click here to view the school’s calendar.


Hong Kong International School


The school year at Hong Kong International School begins on 15 August. The October half term runs from 30 Sep - 8 Oct. Winter break starts on 16 December 2023 - 7 January 2024. The Chinese New Year break in February runs from 09 - 18 February 2024. The spring break begins on 29 March - 7 April 2024. The school does not have a break in May. The academic year concludes on 14 June 2024. Click here to view the school’s calendar.


Kellett School


The school year at Kellet School begins on 28 August. The October half term runs from 21 - 29 October 2023. Winter break starts on 16 December 2023 - 8 January 2024. The Chinese New Year break in February runs from 09 - 18 February 2024. The spring break begins on 23 March - 7 April 2024. The school does not have a break in May. The academic year concludes on 27 June 2024. Click here to view the school’s calendar.


Malvern College School Hong Kong


The school year at Malvern College School begins on 23 August. The October half term runs from 21 - 29 October 2023. Winter break starts on 16 December 2023 - 7 January 2024. The Chinese New Year break in February runs from 10 - 18 February 2024. The spring break begins on 23 March - 7 April 2024. The school does not have a break in May. The academic year concludes on 28 June 2024. Click here to view the school’s calendar.


Nord Anglia International School Hong Kong


The school year at Nord Anglia International School Hong Kong begins on 14 August. The October half term runs from 14 - 23 October 2023. Winter break starts on 16 December 2023 - 7 January 2024. The Chinese New Year break in February runs from 10 - 18 February 2024. The spring break begins on 28 March - 14 April 2024. The May break runs from 15 May 2024. The academic year concludes on 21 June 2024. Click here to view the school’s calendar.


Shrewsbury International School


The school year at Shrewsbury International School begins on 21 August. The October half term runs from 20 - 29 Oct. Winter break starts on 16 December 2023 - 8 January 2024. The Chinese New Year break in February runs from 08 - 18 February 2024. The spring break begins on 28 March - 14 April 2024. The school does not have a break in May. The academic year concludes on 28 June 2024. Click here to view the school’s calendar.


Singapore International School


The school year at Singapore International School begins on 21 August. The October half term runs from 14 - 24 Oct. Winter break starts on 16 Dec - 2 January. The Chinese New Year break in February runs from 7 - 18 Feb. The spring break begins on 28 Mar - 8 April. The school does not have a break in May. The academic year concludes on 20 June 2024. Click here to view the school’s calendar.


Stamford American School Hong Kong


The school year at Stamford American School Hong Kong begins on 10 August. The October half term runs from 30 Sep - 8 October 2023. Winter break starts on 16 December 2023 - 7 January 2024. The Chinese New Year break in February runs from 10 - 18 February 2024. The spring break begins on 29 March - 07 April 2024. The May break runs from 15 May 2024. The academic year concludes on 14 June 2024. Click here to view the school’s calendar.


Victoria Shanghai Academy


The school year at Victoria Shanghai Academy begins on 24 August. The October half term runs from 21 - 29 October. Winter break starts on 23 Dec - 7 Jan. The Chinese New Year break in February runs from 3- 18 Feb. The spring break begins on 28 Mar - 7 Apr. The school does not have a break in May. The academic year concludes on 28 June 2024. Click here to view the school’s calendar.


Wycombe Abbey School


The school year at Wycombe Abbey School begins on 31 August. The October half term runs from 16 - 24 October 2023. Winter break starts on 18 December 2023 - 5 January 2024. The Chinese New Year break in February runs from 10 - 18 February 2024. The spring break begins on 29 March - 12 April 2024. The May break runs from 27 - 28 May 2024. The academic year concludes on 13 June 2024. Click here to view the school’s calendar.


Yew Chung International School


The school year at Yew Chung International School begins on 16 August. The October half term runs from 21 - 29 October 2023. Winter break starts on 16 December 2023 - 7 January 2024. The Chinese New Year break in February runs from 10 - 18 February 2024. The spring break begins on 29 March - 14 April 2024. The May break runs from 17 - 19 May 2024. The academic year concludes on 28 June 2024. Click here to view the school’s calendar.


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