School holidays Portugal

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

School holidays Portugal 2011-2012

School holiday Primary education General secondary education
Starting date of students’ school
year
Between 8 and
15 September 2011
Between 8 and
15 September 2011
End of students’ school year 15 June 2012 8 June 2012 (6th, 9th, 11th and 12th grades)
15 June 2012 (5th, 7th, 8th and 10th grades)
First term 8/15 September –
19 December 2011
8/15 September –
19 December 2011
Christmas/New Year 19 December 2011 –
2 January 2012
19 December 2011 –
2 January 2012
Second term 3 January – 23 March 2012 3 January – 23 March 2012
Winter/Carnival 20 – 22 February 2012 20 – 22 February 2012
Spring/Easter 26 March – 9 April 2012 26 March – 9 April 2012
Third term 10 April – 8 June 2012 10 April – 8/15 June 2012
Summer About 12 weeks
8 June – mid-September 2012
About 12 weeks
15 June (except for 6th, 9th, 11th and 12th grades, submitted to national
exams) – mid-September 2012
Public/religious holidays 14 days:
5 October 2011
1 November 2011
1 December 2011
8 December 2011
25 December 2011
1 January 2012
21 February 2012
6 April 2012
8 April 2012
25 April 2012
1 May 2012
7 June 2012
10 June 2012
15 August 2012
14 days:
5 October 2011
1 November 2011
1 December 2011
8 December 2011
25 December 2011
1 January 2012
21 February 2012
6 April 2012
8 April 2012
25 April 2012
1 May 2012
7 June 2012
10 June 2012
15 August 2012
Starting date of teachers’
school year
a) see additional notes a) see additional notes
End of teachers’ school year a) see additional notes a) see additional notes

Additional notes:
a) The official length of teachers’ school year goes from 1 September to 31 August. Teachers have the right to one month summer holidays, which they can enjoy during the months of June (at the end of pupils school year), July or August, according to the needs of the respective schools.

Source: Eurydice