Here’s a schedule of international school holidays as well as public holidays in 2023. Do bear in mind that some of the school holidays may differ.
These are the dates however that you can pencil in your diaries so you can start planning your mini-breaks and long summer holidays from... now!
New Year's Day: January 1
Chinese New Year: January 22
Makha Bucha Day: March 6
Chakri Day: April 6
Songkran: April 13-16
Labour Day: May 1
Coronation Day: May 4
Visakha Bucha Holiday: June 5
Asahna Bucha Day: August 1
Buddhist Lent Day (Khao Phansa Day): July 7
King Maha Vajiralongkorn's Birthday: July 28
Her Majesty the Queen Mother's Birthday Holiday: August 14
King Bhumibol Memorial Day: October 13
King Chulalongkorn Memorial Day: October 23
King Bhumibol's Birthday: December 5
Constitution Day Holiday: December 11
Christmas Day: December 25
New Year's Eve: December 31
Schools following the Indian curriculum follow the April to March calendar of their home country and incorporate local holidays within this.
Schools following the Northern hemisphere academic calendar (UK, European and North American schools) run from August/September to June/July. Holidays are typically taken in October, December, and March-April.
The Christmas holidays or winter break will start from December 14 and term will start at most schools between January 2-6, 2024.
Half term holidays are dependent on your school but they will mostly fall between February 10-14.
Songkran Festival will be included in the spring/Easter holidays from April 6 to 17.
Depending upon the school, the last day of the 2023-24 academic year is expected to be between June 12-26 2023.