School holidays Iceland

Are you looking for the date of a specific school holiday in Iceland? On holiday-calender.net you will find the school holidays in primary and general secondary education for the 2011/2012 school year.

School holidays Iceland 2011-2012

School holiday Primary education General secondary education
Starting date of students’ school
year
Between 22 and
29 August 2011
Between 22 and
26 August 2011
End of students’ school year Between 31 May and 5 June 2012 Between 21 and 25 May 2012
Autumn holidays 0-3 days in October 2011 0-3 days in October 2011
Christmas/New Year 2 weeks
21 December 2011 –
4 January 2012
2 weeks
21 December 2011 –
4 January 2012
Winter/Carnival 0-5 days in February 2012 0-5 days in February 2012
Spring/Easter 9 days
2 – 11 April 2012
9 days
2 – 11 April 2012
Third term - -
Summer 11 weeks
Between 5 June and
21 August 2012
12 weeks
Between 25 May and
22 August 2010
Public/religious holidays 4 days
19 April 2012
1 May 2012
17 May 2012
28 May 2012
4 days
19 April 2012
1 May 2012
17 May 2012
28 May 2012
Starting date of teachers’
school year
Between 15 and
22 August 2011
Between 19 and
24 August 2011
End of teachers’ school year Between 6 and 11 June 2012 Between 25 and 1 June 2012

Additional notes:
According to teachers wage contracts compulsory school teachers shall work in schools 4 days before the
beginning of the school year and 4 days after the formal end of the school year. Upper secondary school
teachers have a total of 4 working days before the beginning and/or the end of the school year.

Source: Eurydice