Parent Resources

Calendar & Key Dates

Our Term Dates, Lesson Times, and access to our weekly College Calendar for Parents, Staff and Students at Investigator College

Parent Resources

College Calendar

Our College Calendar (available via SchoolBox) helps to keep students, staff, parents and families informed about day-to-day lessons, excursions and activities taking place at Investigator College

Accessing our College Calendar

From 2023, our College Calendar, including our schedule of excursions and upcoming community events will be managed through SchoolBox.

To access our College Calendar, please login to SchoolBox.

Events and Excursions

In addition to providing an overview of our daily life and learning at Investigator College, SchoolBox also acts as our key point for gathering permissions and registrations for upcoming excursions, incursions, camps and retreats.

Parent App

For quicker access to our College Calendar, parents and caregivers of students at Investigator College are encouraged to download the Investigator College App, which is available for both Apple/iOS (iPhone) and Android (Google, Samsung, HTC, etc.) devices.


View Our College Calendar

To view our College Calendar, along with details of any relevant upcoming excursions or events please login to SchoolBox.

Parent Resources

Term Dates, Daily Schedule
& Lesson Times

Each year of teaching and learning at Investigator College is divided into four terms (or two semesters), with each school day accommodating eight lessons and three breaks (Recess, Lunch and Afternoon)

Term Dates and Holidays
2023 School Year

Key dates for each school term, along with school holiday periods, public holidays and student free days are outlined below.

Term Dates

Term 1, 2023

Tuesday 31 January – Friday 14 April

Term 2, 2023

Tuesday 2 May – Friday 30 June

Term 3, 2023

Tuesday 25 July – Friday 29 September

Term 4, 2023

Monday 16 October – Friday 8 December

School Holidays

April School Holidays

Saturday 15 April – Monday 1 May

July School Holidays

Saturday 1 July – Monday 24 July

October School Holidays

Saturday 30 September – Sunday 15 October

Public Holidays & Student-Free Days

Australia Day

Thursday 26 January, 2023

Adelaide Cup Day

Monday 13 March, 2023

Good Friday

Friday 7 April, 2023

Easter Monday

Monday 10 April, 2023

Queen’s Birthday

Monday 12 June, 2023

Student Free Day
(Year 6 Experience Day)

Tuesday 13 June, 2023

Labour Day

Monday 2 October, 2023

Professional Development Days

Note: In addition to the dates listed above, Investigator College generally utilises the first day of each new term as a Student Free Day, with a focus on the professional development of staff.

School Day

At Investigator College, each regular school day begins at 8:50am, with our final bell at 3:30pm.

Supervision for students arriving on-campus begins from 8.30am, with an Outside of School Hours Care (OSHC) service available for students requiring supervision before 8:30am.

Daily Schedule

Our Daily Schedule of lessons is divided into eight lessons, with three breaks (Recess, Lunch and Afternoon) throughout the day.

Lesson Times

Home Group

8:50am – 9:00am

Lesson 1

9:00am – 9:40am

Lesson 2

9:40am – 10:20am

Recess Break

10:20am -10:40am

Lesson 3

10:40am – 11:20am

Lesson 4

11:20am – 12:00pm

Lunch Break

12:00pm -12:40pm

Lesson 5

12:40pm – 1:20pm

Lesson 6

1:20pm – 2:00pm

Afternoon Break

2:00pm – 2:10pm

Lesson 7

2:10pm – 2:50pm

Lesson 8

2:50pm – 3:30pm