PETALING JAYA: Schools will reopen on Jan 4 next year in all states except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu. They will open a day earlier in these states.
According to the Education Ministry website, there will be 215 school days and 71 holidays (see chart).
School heads can apply for four days of “cuti peristiwa (occasional holiday)”.
These need not be replaced.
They can also apply for “cuti ganti (replacement holiday)”, which is subject to approval by the state education department.
The year-end break will start on Nov 26 next year, except in Johor, Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu, where the holidays start a day earlier.