when school starts and ends

Flavia de Durante 1 August 2022

Download PDF school calendar 2022-23 by region, Campania, Veneto, Lazio, Lombardy, Sicily, etc.: dates when school starts and ends, long weekends and holidays.

From September, throughout Italy, the school will reopen its doors to its students. So here are all the news and dates for school calendar 2022/23 to download in pdf and save on your PC, with starting days for all regions, from Veneto to Piedmont, Lazio, Abruzzo and Campania, bridges, holidays and all holidays.

Now back to an almost completely “normal” school pace, with the current trend of the pandemic we expect a next school year that will increasingly resemble the pre-covid ones. Students and teachers clearly expect to stay in the classroom during the year, finally forgets father and distance learning.

But when school starts next year? Every year, MIUR issues an order containing the dates of national holidays, the same for schools at all levels. As the Ministry of Education reminds us: “The executive order also sets the date for the completion of the national exam that is included in the final state exam in the first cycle, including the supplementary sessions. Furthermore, the executive order sets the start date for the final state exams in the second cycle of the education. The regions determine the start and end date of the lessons; as well as any additional closing days in the schools during the Christmas and Easter holidays or during other periods.”

With school calendar 2022-23 each region sets important dates for school students at all levels. The start date different region by region: we start with the students from the province of Bolzano on September 5th. To follow those from Friuli Venezia Giulia, Abruzzo, Basilicata and many others, on September 12.

School calendar 2022-2023: school start date, upon return region by region> Download PDF

There are great expectations for this new school year, and there is no shortage of doubt and fear. Families, teachers, students: everyone is wondering what the new reality will be in the classroom come September. Will there be masks? Will it go back to dad? Will there be a need for vaccinations and a Green Pass? So far, all that remains is to wait, as the government has not given any answers.

At the moment, in short, the only security lies precisely on the start date of the 2022/2023 school year: that’s when it reopens and closes region by region, download and know all the dates, from Calabria, Emilia Romagna, Piedmont, Campania, Veneto. As every year, return to school varies in the different areas of Italy. When does the school year start in September 2022, when will the schools reopen?

  • South Tyrol and the Autonomous Province of Bolzano – September 5, 2022;
  • Abruzzo, Basilicata, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Piedmont, Trentino, Veneto, Lombardy – September 12, 2022;
  • For the 2022/23 school calendar, Campania starts school on September 13, 2022;
  • Calabria, Liguria, Marche, Puglia, Sardinia, Umbria, Molise, Sardinia – 14 September 2022;
  • Emilia Romagna, Lazio, Tuscany – September 15, 2022;
  • Sicily and Valle D’Aosta – 19 September 2022.

School year end dates 2022/23: when school ends

When school ends in the 2022/23 school year is a question that is already present in the minds of many students! And although the school year has not yet started, the Italian regions and the MIUR have already given an answer.

Often, most students live on the last day of school already at the end of May. In reality, however, according to the 2022/23 school calendar, the summer holidays and the end of school will be in June.

In fact, all regions in Italy have already set a date for the end of school hours: the majority of Italian schoolchildren will greet the school year d. 10 June 2023. But there are exceptions, here is when school ends next year 2022/23:

  • Emilia Romagna – June 7 2023;
  • Lazio, Lombardy – June 8 2023;
  • South Tyrol, Trentino – June 9 2023;
  • Abruzzo, Basilicata, Calabria, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Liguria, Campania, Marche, Puglia, Piedmont, Sardinia, Tuscany, Umbria, Veneto, Molise, Sicily – June 10 2023;
  • Valle d’Aosta – June 15 2023.

2022-2023 school calendar: holidays, public holidays and long weekends

Given when school starts in September and when it ends in 2023, let’s move on to the school calendar for holidays, bridges and vacations, here all dates when you are not going to school in all parts of Italy.

As always, we remind you that each region offers different holidays and bridges; but certain dates, such as the Christmas and Easter holidays, remain the same everywhere, from Veneto to Campania, up to Sicily. So there are essentially holidays that never change from year to year.

  • November 1st All Saints;
  • December 8The Immaculate Conception;
  • December 25 on Holy Christmas;
  • December 26, Saint Stephen;
  • 1st of January New Year;
  • 6 January onEpiphany.

Easter in 2023 falls on April 9 and April 10 Easter Sunday. Subject to changes during the Christmas holiday periods from 24 December to 8 January 2023. The ones from Easter, however 6 to 11 April 2023.

For schools participating in the carnival holidays, these are scheduled for the period 20.-21. February 2023. Furthermore, we remind you of that April 25 there is liberation day; that May 1 Labor Day: June 2 National Day of the Republic. To this must be added municipality by municipality, patron’s feast.

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