Term Dates and Day Structure

2022 Term Dates

Term 1Monday 31 January  to Friday 8 April
Term 2Tuesday 26 April to Thursday 30 June
Term 3Tuesday 19 July to Thursday 22 September
Term 4Monday 10 October to Wednesday 7 December

Staff Professional Development Days (Students do not attend):

27 May, 1 July, 18 July, 22 August and 23 September

2023 Term Dates

Term 1Monday 30 January  to Thursday 6 April
Term 2Tuesday 26 April to Thursday 29 June
Term 3Tuesday 18 July to Thursday 21 September
Term 4Monday 9 October to Wednesday 7 December

Day Structure

Kennedy Baptist College day runs as follows:

  • ​​​​​8:10am – Warning Bell
  • ​​​​​8:15am – Form Time
  • ​​​​​8:30am – Period 1
  • 9:20am – Period 2​​​​​
  • ​​​​​10:10am – Period 3
  • 11:00am – Recess​​​​​
  • ​​​​​11:30am – Period 4
  • ​​​​​12:15pm – Period 5
  • ​​​​​1:05pm – Lunch
  • ​​​​​1:40pm – Period 6
  • ​​​​​2:25pm – Period 7
  • ​​​​​3:15pm – End of Day

Please refer to the Kennedy Handbook for more information on the life at Kennedy.

From time to time College functions are held out of regular College hours, at which attendance is compulsory for students regardless of other commitments such as part-time employment and sporting events.

Compulsory College functions include:

  • Easter Services
  • Interhouse Swimming
  • Interhouse Athletics
  • Awards Services
  • Year 7 Day Camp
  • Year 8 & 11 Camps
  • Year 10 Work Experience

Compulsory events to be marked on your calendar for 2022:

  • Thursday 25 February – Interhouse Swimming Carnival
  • Monday 22 March to Wednesday 24 March – Year 8 Camp (Girls)
  • Wednesday 24 March to Friday 26 March – Year 8 Camp (Boys)
  • Wednesday 24 March to Friday 26 March – Year 11 Challenge Camp
  • Monday 29 March – Easter Service (Eyre and Forrest)
  • Tuesday 30 March – Easter Service (King and Stirling)
  • Monday 19 April to Friday 23 April – Year 10 Work Experience
  • Friday 13 August – Interhouse Athletics Carnival
  • Wednesday 20 October (Morning) – Year 12 Awards Ceremony and Final Day
  • Wednesday 3 November (Morning) – Year 11 Awards Ceremony
  • Friday 19 November  – Year 12 Graduation
  • Wednesday 8 December – Year 7-10 Awards Ceremony

Always refer to the Parent Lounge calendar to confirm dates. You will be provided with log in details once your child commences at Kennedy. Students who are absent on these occasions due to illness are expected to obtain a Medical Certificate. Students should not seek exemptions for reasons other than medical or family emergencies.

Kennedy Alumni

When you graduate from Kennedy Baptist College, you are invited to be part of our lifelong member of our alumni community to stay in touch. Please include your email and contact number for future updates or reunions.
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