School Hours & Dates

Below we have a list of key 2023 dates and the timetable that we have. 


Here is a sample of the day in the life of a student at Sacred Heart Primary School. 

Time Activity
8:15 Gates open and student supervision begins in Courtyard
8:30 Classrooms Open and student supervision occurs in Courtyard and on the oval
8:45 School Day Begins (Any child who arrives after 8:45am is late and must come through the school office to sign in.)
8:45 - 8:55 Classroom Administration and Prayer
8:55 - 10:55 Morning Teaching Block
10:55 - 11:25 Lunch Play
11:25 - 11:40 Lunch eating time (All students are supervised by classroom teachers during the 15 minute eating time from 1:25 - 11:40.)
11:40 - 1:40 Middle Teaching Block
1:40 - 2:10 Recess (Children may eat a snack if they wish.)
2:10 - 3:10 Afternoon Session
3:10 End of the School Day

2023 Pupil Free Days

During the year, the school has Pupil Free Days that allow for staff to engage in Professional Development as a whole group.  On these days students will not attend school.  In 2023 we have the following days listed as Pupil Free Days.

Date Activity
Friday 28th January Staff Preparation
Friday 3rd March Schoolwide Positive Behaviour Intervention Supports (SWPBIS)
Monday 24th April Literacy Professional Development (Structured Literacy & The Writing Revolution)
Friday 5th May Tom Hierck - SWPBIS, Collective Commitments & Trauma Informed Care
Monday 14th August Rethinking Learning and Teaching Environments (ReLATE) Professional Development
Monday 31st October Teaching & Learning Focus
TBC Religious Education Professional Development
Wednesday 20th December 2024 Preparation

* Please note that these dates are subject to change.  This will be communicated.

2023 Term Dates

Our Term Dates for 2022 are outlined below.

Period Start Finish Length
Term 1 Friday 27th January (students start 30 January) Thursday 6th April 11 Weeks
Term 2 Tuesday 24th April Friday 23rd June 9 Weeks
Term 3 Monday 10th July Friday 15th September 10 Weeks
Term 4 Monday 2nd October Wednesday 20th December 11 Weeks

* Please note that students last day at school for the 2023 school year is on Tuesday 19th December.


Sacred Heart Mildura acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the Traditional Custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.

Sacred Heart is committed to being an inclusive culture where everyone has the right to feel safe.