Calendar for the Academic Year 2016 – 2017

Schools in Abu Dhabi follow a unified calendar set by the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC).

Autumn Term

28th August to 15th December 2016

11th-15th September 2016: Eid Al Adha
2nd October 2016: Hijra New Year
30th November 2016: Martyrs Day
2nd-3rd December 2016: National Day
12th December 2016: Prophet’s Birthday

Spring Term

8th January 2017 to 23rd March 2017

12th – 15th February 2017: Half Term

Summer Term

9th April to 22nd June 2017

24th April 2017: Isra and Miraj
16th May 2017: Half Term

2017 - 18 School Calendar

Autumn Term

10 September 2017 – Start of Autumn Term
21 September 2017 – Islamic New Year (TBC)
24 – 26 October 2017 – Half Term Break
30 November 2017 – Martyrs’Day
1 December 2017 – Prophet Mohammad Birthday
2-3 December 2017 – National Day (TBC)
14 December 2017 – Last Day of Autumn Term

Spring Term

7 January 2018 – Start of Spring Term
11-12 February 2018 – Half Term Break
22 March 2018 – Last Day of Spring Term

Summer Term

8 April 2018 – Start of Summer Term
12 April 2018 – Isra’wal Miraj (TBC)
13-15 May 2018 – Examination Days
16 May 2018 – Ramadan (TBC)
5 July 2018 – Last Day of Summer Term

Please note that dates of some religious festivals are approximate as they are reliant on phases of the moon.