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When does winter break start for the 2020-2021 school year?

This is the vacation period established in the 2020-2021 school calendar.

November 17, 2020 3 min read

This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mexican students were forced to leave classrooms, for the safety of themselves and their families and thus prevent the spread of the virus.

After almost three months of starting the 2020-2021 school year online, basic education students (preschool, primary and secondary), will take their first break, winter holidays.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mexican students were forced to leave classrooms, for the safety of themselves and their families and thus prevent the spread of the virus. In this way, the alternative to face-to-face classrooms are classes through various television channels or online. However, now that the holiday season is approaching, the children will have their well-deserved rest.

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When does winter break start?

According to the calendar of the Secretary of Public Education ( SEP ), the winter vacation period will start on December 21, 2020 and end on January 8, 2021. So the students will return to classes on Monday, January 11, 2021.

In addition to the winter break, they will also have another vacation period, holidays and the days of the Technical Council of the SEP, which we detail below:

Easter 2021

Students will have a break from Monday, March 29 to Tuesday, April 13, 2021.

SEP Technical Council

December 11, 2020. December 7 and 8, 2020. February 19, 2021. April 12, 2021. May 21, 2021. June 25, 2021.

Holidays in the 2020-2021 school year

December 25, 2020. January 1 and 6, 2021. February 1, 2021 (in commemoration of the 5th of that month, Constitution Day). March 15, 2021 (the Birth of Benito Juárez will be delayed, that is, March 21). May 5, 2021 (the only date that is not covered in the calendar. The Battle of Puebla).

Summer vacation

The end of the school year will be on July 9, 2021.

NOTE: the date of when they will return to face-to-face classes is not yet known. However, according to the head of the SEP, Esteban Moctezuma, they will return when the epidemiological traffic light is green.

Image: 2020-2021 school calendar, SEP