MOE School Holidays 2023

On the 18th October 2022, Ministry of Education (MOE) announced the news for 2023 School Year that Primary 1, Kindergarten 1 and secondary school students at MOE schools will begin on 3rd Jan 2023 Tuesday. The rest of the students in other levels such as Kindergarten 2 and from Primary 2 to 6 will report to school a day later, which is 4th Jan 2023 Wednesday, similar to arrangements done in year 2021 and year 2022.

The move was necessary as part of the measures to safeguard the well-being of the school community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Such arrangements have worked well in helping the younger students ease into their new school environment on the first school day and will continue to be in place moving forward.

The school year for primary and secondary levels will end on Nov 17.

The last school day for schools that will be used as venues for the GCE O-Level written examinations will be earlier, on Oct 27.

Meanwhile, first year students at junior colleges and Millenia Institute (MI) will start the school year on Feb 3 and end it on Nov 24.

The rest of the junior college and MI students will follow on Jan 9, and their school year will conclude with the end of the GCE A-Level examinations.

All schools will have four vacation periods. They are as follows:

There will also be four scheduled school holidays for the 2023 school year: Youth Day, the day after National Day, Teachers’ Day and Children’s Day.

Vesak Day Changed from 3rd June 2022 (Saturday) to 2nd June 2022 (Friday)

.Vesak Holiday will be changed from 3rd June 2023 (Saturday) to 2nd June 2023 (Friday), giving us another one Long Weekend Holiday in Year 2023. Read more here. You can plan ahead your long weekend thru the year along with your kids during the MOE School Holidays 2023. While waiting for the actual calendar for update list for MOE School Holidays 2023, we can give you some estimated time that will collide so that you can take leave to maximize your Holidays!

Public Holidays & MOE School Holidays 2023

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The school year for 2023 for all MOE primary and secondary schools will start on 3rd January 2023.

Primary and Secondary School Vacation 2023

The four vacation periods for Primary Schools, Secondary Schools for 2023 will be as follows:

There are four scheduled school holidays. The Day after National Day on 10 August 2023, Teachers’ Day will be celebrated on September 2023, and Children Day on October 2023. As Youth Day falls on a Sunday (2 July 2023), the following Monday (3 July 2023) will be a school holiday.

Scheduled Primary & Secondary School Holidays

The scheduled school holidays for 2023 will be as follows:

About MOE Swimsafer Programme

MOE Swimsafer program supposedly to be started during the primary 3 in most MOE school During the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the school MOE Swimsafer programme were delayed for about 2 years between year 2020 and 2021. in year 2022, the group of affected students are in primary 5. So the priority for the swimsafer programmes will be given to primary 5 to clear the backlog. Read more about MOE Swimsafer programme here.

6 Days Intensive Holiday Swim Program
One of the Swimsafer Express Course during School Holiday.
6 Days Holiday Swim Program

Public Holidays 2023

Term 1Term 1
New Year DaySunday 1st Jan 2023
New Year Day HolidayMon 2nd Jan 2023
Chinese New Year DaySun 22 Jan 2023
Chinese New Year DayMon 23 Jan 2023
Chinese New Year Day HolidayTue 24 Jan 2023
Term IITerm II
Good FridayFri 7 Apr 2023
Hari Raya PuasaSat 22 Apr 2023
Labour DayMon 1 May 2023
Vesak DayFri 2 Jun 2023
Hari Raya HajiThu 29 Jun 2023
Term IIITerm III
National DayWed 9 Aug 2023
Term IVTerm IV
DeepavaliSun 12 Nov 2023
Deepavali HolidayMon 13 Nov 2023
Christmas DayMon 25 Dec 2023
Singapore Public Holidays for Year 2023.


Year 2023 MOE calendar has Holidays that falls on Sunday. They are : New Year Day, Chinese New Year Day and Deepavali Holiday.

Many Things you can do during the School Holiday

In a month long school holiday, you can sign up your child for some intensive enrichment program. This provide them the opportunity to learn new skills during the school holiday. As most of the children enrichment program is on weekend, the school holidays will provide them ample of free time on weekend to attend those intensive enrichment program. Here, we listed out some of the things that your child can do during their school Holidays.

1) 6 Days Holiday Swim Program

6 Days Intensive Holiday Swim Program
Year end 2022 Holiday Swim Program at Clementi Swimming Complex. Sign up here.

Aqzog Swim School offers 6 days intensive swimsafer program where your child will be doing the swimsafer test after the program. This offer them opportunity to learn new skills and new bonding with friends. Productivity counts in this sense cos he learn a new skills during the school holiday and transform to water confident kids after the school holiday. This kind of transformation will definitely surprise all his friends in school. This magic has work for many children in our past intakes. There will be a swimsafer test at the end of the session. This is one of the Aqzog holiday initiative program for Swimsafer Express Course that were popular in demand.

6 Days Holiday Swim Program
Holiday Swim Program at Clementi

How often do you offer swimsafer intensive program?

We provide swimsafer program every school holidays in June and Dec every year.

How do I sign up?

6 Days Holiday Swim Program

The 6 days Express Swimsafer Course is ready for sign up. You can check out our website here.

Where can I get more information about your Holiday Swim program?

2) Rock Climbing

Sign up your child for some rock climb experience. They have branches at SportHub, Funan, Katong, and Novena. Let your kid have some outdoor fun. You can visit their website here.

3) Cycling

With the park connector linking up from different part of singapore, you can explore the route thru cycling. Remember to bring some water, some cash and towel and go with your friends in group. Remember to exercise road safety when you are cycling in the public place.

4) Visit the Science Centre

Take a tour at Science Park and explore to increase your knowledge of science and understand how things work.

5) Visit the Library

There is almost a library at every estate in singapore. They are open during the school holiday. Grab some books to read. Story books, Friction, non friction, tales, history, etc. Borrow your book of interest. Then you will tend to read more. Broaden your horizons with knowledge during the school holiday. There are such opportunity for you to grow your knowledge during this time.

Calendar Year 2023 at a glance

Year 2023 Calendar without holidays. We want to give you the flexibility of choice to mark your own planning.

There will be 2 types of calendar in year 2023 for you to download with High Definition, Crispy Clear format in our next download. One type with our local public holiday with MOE school holidays and the other type will be just plain calendar without holidays and without MOE school holiday just like the one you on the picture above. It will be in A4 size format so you can print and pin up. We will finalize the school holiday and prepare one for you when the MOE make the announcement in Aug. We have just removed the calendar download link and will put up soon. So stay tune to this page.

Download Plain Calendar 2023

Plain Calendar 2023


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Year 2023 calendar with MOE School Holiday and Public Holiday. A4 size high resolution print out and pin on your desk board serve as gentle reminder for your important task. We will prepare the upload for you once the set up is complete.

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