Academic Calendar 2016-17

Academic Calendar 2016/17 
First Day for all students 28 August 2016
Eid Al Adha 11-13 September 2016*
Professional Development Day (School closed) 23 October 2016
Islamic New Year 2 October 2016*
Martyr's Day 30 November 2016*
Prophet's Birthday 11 December 2016*
Start of Winter Break 18 Dec-2016 to 1 Jan-2017
Professional Development Day (School closed) 29 January 2017
Start of Midterm Break 19 - 23 February 2017
Start of Spring Break 26 March - 8 April 2017
Israa and Miraj 23 April 2017
Professional Development Day (School closed) 7 May 2017
Professional Development Day (School closed) 1 June 2017
Last Day for Students 22 June 2017

Please click here to download the KHDA approved Academic Calendar for 2016/17. Please note that Islamic Public Holidays are based on lunar observations and may vary by one or two days.

TERM DATES FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/18
Term 1 
New Student Orientation Session 7 September 2017
First Day for all Students 10 September 2017
Islamic New Year 21 September 2017*
Half Term 2 November 2017
Professional Development Day 1 - 2 November 2017
Commemoration Day / Prophet’s Birthday 30 November 2017*
National Day 2 December 2017
Last Day of Term 1 14 December 2017
Winter Break 7 December 2017  - 4 January  2018
Term 2
First Day of Term / Classes resume 7 January  2018
Professional Development Day 1 February 2018
Half Term for Students 11 – 15 February 2018
Last Day of Term 2 22 March 2018
Spring Break 5 March - 5 April 2018
Term 3
First Day of Term 3 / Classes resume 8 April 2018
Israa and Miraj Holiday 13 April 2018*
Staff Professional Development Day 13 May 2018
Eid Al Fitr 14 - 18 June 2018*
End of Academic Year 5 July 2018

*Days of Islamic holidays are subject to moon  sighting and may differ from the dates given.