As every year, holiday dates depend on the area where the establishment is located. Metropolitan France is divided into 3 academic zones to which must be added the Academy of Corsica. The school calendars of Corsica, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique, Réunion, Saint-Barthélemy, Saint-Martin and Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon are specific to each academy.

It is good to know that the beginning of vacation takes place after class and the resumption of classes in the morning of the days indicated. It is possible that adjustments will be made, in particular because of the exams at the end of the year in college or high school.

Attention, this year, the first day of resumption of 2023 is postponed to Tuesday January 3, 2023. An additional day of vacation that National Education explains for “reasons of road safety”, to allow everyone to return serenely after the holidays. .

The ministry specifies to Europe 1 that “the procedure for drawing up the school calendar includes a consultation phase with the ministry in charge of Tourism, with the Ministry of the Interior, with mountain professionals and elected officials, and with partners. internal to the ministry.

This one-day shift for the start of the school year is not new, it happens when Sunday falls on New Year’s Day. It already happened in 2017. At the time, the Ministry of Education explained to the Parisian that this “allows to spread the returns over two days. This gives those who can the possibility of circulating more rested on Monday ” .

Find all the dates for the 2023 holidays below.