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School Vacations in France for 2010-2011

The academic year 2009-2010 draws to a close on July 2nd, 2010 all over France. The 2-month long school vacations will start from the afternoon of Friday, July 2nd, after the class. The schools will reopen on Thursday, September 2nd, 2010.

 

Public School Holidays for the Academic Year 2010-11 :

 

Holidays

 

Zone A

 

Caen, Clermont-Ferrand, Grenoble, Lyon, Montpellier, Nancy-Metz, Nantes, Rennes, Toulouse

 

Zone B

 

Aix-Marseille, Amiens, Besançon, Dijon, Lille, Limoges, Nice, Orléans-Tours, Poitiers, Reims, Rouen, Strasbourg

 

Zone C

 

 

Bordeaux, Créteil, Paris, Versailles

       

School Reopening/ Rentrée Scolaire

 Thursday, September 2nd, 2010 Thursday, September 2nd, 2010 Thursday, September 2nd, 2010
       

All Saints' Vacations/ Vacances de Toussaint

  Saturday, October 23rd, 2010- Thursday, November 4th, 2010  Saturday, October 23rd, 2010- Thursday, November 4th, 2010
  Saturday, October 23rd, 2010- Thursday, November 4th, 2010
       

Christmas Vacations/ Vacances de Noël

  Saturday, December 18th, 2010- Monday, January 3rd, 2011   Saturday, December 18th, 2010- Monday, January 3rd, 2011  Saturday, December 18th, 2010- Monday, January 3rd, 2011
       

Winter Vacations/ Vacances d'Hiver

  Saturday, February 26th, 2011- Monday, March 14th, 2011  Saturday, February 19th, 2011- Monday, March 7th, 2011   Saturday, February 12th, 2011- Monday, February 28th, 2011
       

Spring Vacations/ Vacances de Printemps

 

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011- Monday May 9th, 2011

 

Saturday, April 16th, 2011- Monday, May 2nd, 2011

  Saturday, April 9th, 2011- Tuesday, April 26th, 2011
       

End of School Term/ Beginning of Summer Vacations

 Saturday, July 2nd, 2011  Saturday, July 2nd, 2011  Saturday, July 2nd, 2011

 

 

Please note:

  • The vacations start 'after the class' on the start-date mentioned and will end on the morning of the end-date. eg. for vacations from October 24th- November 5th, the student will attend the classes on Oct. 24th and on November 5th.
  • It is recommended to re-check the vacations calendar from the respective schools for the upcoming academic year.


More information from the Ministry of Education Website (in French)

 

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