The Department of Education, Universities and Employment, through the General Directorate of Teaching Centers, has proposed at the sectoral table, parents’ table and students’ table that the next school year 24-25 begins in the Valencian Community on Monday, 9 September in the stages of Infant, Primary, ESO, Baccalaureate and Vocational Training, both in Basic Grade FP (FPB) and in the Middle and Higher Level qualifications.

Likewise, the last teaching day of the course will be June 18, 2025 in Infant, Primary, Secondary, Baccalaureate and FP Basic Grade and Intermediate and Higher degree qualifications. For their part, the basic qualification and second-chance FP training programs will begin the course on September 11 and end on June 18.

Regarding the Training of Adults, classes will begin on September 16, 2024 and will end on June 13, 2025. For its part, in Artistic Education in Music and Dance, elementary and professional, Professional Education in Plastic Arts and Design and Special Regime Sports Education will begin on September 16, 2024 and will end on June 13, 2025.

For the Official Language Schools, the course begins on September 24, 2024 and will end on June 18, 2025.

“In this way, next year, the Early Childhood, Primary, Secondary and Baccalaureate educational centers of the Valencian Community will have 179 teaching days compared to 180 in the current year, following the request of the unions,” explained the general director of Centers. Teachers, Jorge Cabo. In addition, the demands of parents have also been heard, who requested that classes end early due to the heat and so that it did not coincide with the San Juan festivities.

The non-school periods during the 24-25 academic year include the Christmas holidays, which will be from December 23, 2024 to January 6, 2025, both inclusive; and the Easter holidays, which cover April 17 to 28, 2025, inclusive.

Likewise, during this school year there will be no school holidays on October 9, Valencian Community Day; November 1, Feast of All Saints; December 6, Constitution Day; December 25, the Lord’s Nativity Day; March 19, Saint Joseph’s Day; April 18, Good Friday; and May 1, International Workers’ Day.

In addition, City Councils may propose up to a maximum of three days as non-school days, in accordance with the procedure provided in the fifth article of the Order of June 11, 1998, of the Department of Culture, Education and Science, which establishes the criteria general rules by which the school calendar must be governed for all educational centers in the Valencian Community that teach Early Childhood Education, Primary Education, Compulsory Secondary Education, Vocational Training, Baccalaureate, Artistic Education and Language Education.

The General Directorate of Teaching Centers may authorize, for a center or a locality, a school calendar different from the one established when exceptional circumstances occur, in accordance with the procedure established in article nine of the aforementioned Order.