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School Holidays

North Rhine-Westphalia School Holidays 2021 and 2022

This page contains a calendar of all 2021 and 2022 school holidays in North Rhine-Westphalia. These dates are unlikely to be modified. However, please check back regularly for any updates that may occur.

Generally, the holiday dates announced at the state level don’t change very often. However, we encourage you to check back regularly for any amendments that may occur, and to consult the North Rhine-Westphalia state education website.

School Year 2020-2021

School HolidaysStartsFinishes
First Day of School12 Aug 2020
(Wed)
Autumn Holidays12 Oct 2020
(Mon)
23 Oct 2020
(Fri)
Christmas Holidays23 Dec 2020
(Wed)
6 Jan 2021
(Wed)
Easter Holidays29 Mar 2021
(Mon)
9 Apr 2021
(Fri)
Pentecost Holidays24 May 2021
(Mon)
25 May 2021
(Tue)
Summer Holidays5 Jul 2021
(Mon)
17 Aug 2021
(Tue)

School Year 2021-2022

School HolidaysStartsFinishes
First Day of School18 Aug 2021
(Wed)
Autumn Holidays11 Oct 2021
(Mon)
22 Oct 2021
(Fri)
Christmas Holidays24 Dec 2021
(Fri)
7 Jan 2022
(Fri)
Easter Holidays11 Apr 2022
(Mon)
22 Apr 2022
(Fri)
Summer Holidays27 Jun 2022
(Mon)
9 Aug 2022
(Tue)

Please visit schulministerium.nrw.de for the original release of the 2020-2021 approved calendar and 2021-2022 approved calendar.