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School year and holidays

Pre-school education, comprehensive schools and general upper secondary schools, vocational college

A school year is composed of autumn and spring term. During the school year, there are autumn, winter (and Easter) holidays in addition to summer holidays. Instruction is given weekly from Monday to Friday. There is no school on Saturdays except on the final days of the autumn and spring term.

Minor changes are possible on an annual basis.


Pre-school education

2021–2022
Pre-school education
Autumn term 10.8.–22.12.2021
Autumn holiday 18.–24.10.2021
Christmas holiday
23.12.2021–9.1.2022
Spring term 10.1.2022–3.6.2022
Winter holiday 28.2.–6.3.2022
Easter holiday
(Mayndy Thursday is free)
14.4.–18.4.2022
Holy Thursday 26.5.2022
2022–2023 Pre-school education
Autumn term 10.8.–22.12.2022
Autumn holiday 17.–23.10.2022
Christmas holiday
23.12.2022–8.1.2023
Spring term 9.1.2023–2.6.2023
Winter holiday 27.2.–5.3.2023
Easter holiday
(Mayndy Thursday is free)
6.4.–10.4.2023
Holy Thursday 18.5.2023

Comprehensive schools

2021–2022
Comprehensive schools
Autumn term 10.8.–22.12.2021
Autumn holiday 18.–24.10.2021
Christmas holiday 23.12.2021–9.1.2022
Spring term 10.1.2022–4.6.2022
Winter holiday 28.2.–6.3.2022
Easter holiday 14.4.–18.4.2022
Holy Thursday 26.5.2022
2022–2023 Comprehensive schools
Autumn term 10.8.–22.12.2022
Autumn holiday 17.–23.10.2022
Christmas holiday 23.12.2022–8.1.2023
Spring term 9.1.2023–3.6.2023
Winter holiday 27.2.–5.3.2023
Easter holiday
6.4.–10.4.2023
Holy Thursday 18.5.2023

General upper secondary education

2021–2022 Upper secondary day schools Upper secondary school for adults
Autumn term 10.8.–22.12.2021 31.8.–16.12.2021
Autumn holiday 18.–24.10.2021 18.–24.10.2021
Christmas holiday 23.12.2021–9.1.2022 17.12.2021–9.1.2022
Spring term 10.1.2022–4.6.2022 10.1.2022–3.6.2022
Winter holiday 28.2.–6.3.2022 28.2.–6.3.2022

Tampere Vocational College Tredu

2021–2022 Tredu
Autumn term 1.8.–19.12.2021
Autumn holiday 18.10.–24.10.2021
Christmas holiday
20.12.2021–6.1.2022
Spring term 7.1.–4.6.2022
Winter holiday 28.2.–6.3.2022
Summer period 5.6.–31.7.2022