The 2021/22 school year will start on September 1, 2021 and will end on June 24 for most students. According to the information provided so far by the Ministry of Education and Science, education is to take place on a full-time basis. When are the days off from school? What is the calendar for the 2021/22 school year?
On September 1, 2021, students will start the next school year. This is the second consecutive school year that the science inauguration will be overshadowed by the COVID-19 pandemic. In July this year, the Ministry of Education and Science published a calendar for the new school year. Students will end the 2021/2022 school year on June 24th. The high school graduates will finish the school year on April 29, 2022.
2021/22 school year – Christmas breaks
The calendar published by MEiN provides for two holiday breaks: winter and spring. Winter break holiday season lasts from December 23 to 31. As January 1, 2022 falls on Saturday, this students will return to school on Monday 3 January.
Spring break falls this school year April 14-19, 2022 r.
2021/22 school year – winter holidays
In 2022, winter holidays will take place from January 17 to February 27. Two-week winter holidays are scheduled for different dates:
– January 17-30, 2022 in the following voivodeships: Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Małopolskie, Lubuskie, Świętokrzyskie, Wielkopolskie;
– January 24 – February 6, 2022 in the Podlaskie and Warmińsko-Mazurskie voivodships;
– January 31 – February 13 2022 in the Dolnośląskie, Mazowieckie, Opolskie and Zachodniopomorskie voivodships;
– February 14-27, 2022 in the following voivodeships: Lubelskie, Łódzkie, Podkarpackie, Pomorskie and Śląskie.
2021/22 school year – days off from school
This school year, traditionally free from education will be:
– October 14 (Thursday) – National Education Day (Teacher’s Day);
– November 1 (Monday) – All Saints;
– November 11 (Thursday) – National Independence Day;
– January 6 (Thursday) – Epiphany;
– 3rd of May (Tuesday) – Constitution Day on May 3
– June 16 (Thursday) – Corpus Christi
Matura 2022 – dates
The matriculation examination will begin May 4 and will last until May 23, 2022.
The oral part is intended only for graduates who will need it for studies and will be held on time May 18 – 20. Matura exams will traditionally start with the Polish language exam at the basic level. Students who will not be able to take the secondary school-leaving examination on the main date will be able to do so from 1 to 15 June. The results of the baccalaureate will be announced on July 5, 2022.
Eighth grade exam 2022 – dates
Eighth grade students will take the exam in May 2022. It will be held only in Polish, mathematics and a modern foreign language. The fourth, additional subject has been abandoned – this change is to apply only from 2023.
The eighth grade exam will be held from 24 to 26 May. Students who will not be able to join it on the main date will be able to do so on June 13-15. The results will be announced on July 1, 2022.
The school year – according to the Ministry of Science and Higher Education regulation – will end June 24, 2022.
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