We are open all year round, only closing for public holidays (as deemed by the Ministry), Easter Sunday & Monday, for a period between Christmas and New Year’s Day, and for pupil free days throughout the term.
We run an optional summer program during July and August. Only Saadiyat and one of our other branches will be open over this time, but children from both other branches can attend the program.
We have four terms:
- September – December
- January – March
- April – June
- July – August (optional holiday program)
Academic Calendar 2017/18
Autumn Term 2017
|Eid Al Adha/Pupil Free Days - closed||Sun - Thurs||Sept 3 - 7|
|First Day of Autumn Term||Sun||Sept 10|
|Hijira – New Year’s Day** - closed||Thurs||Sept 21|
|Martyr’s Day/ The Prophets Birthday** - closed||Thurs||Nov 30|
|UAE National Day** - closed||Sun||Dec 3|
|Christmas/New Year Break - closed||Dec 17 - 31|
Spring Term 2018
|New Years Day - closed||Mon||Jan 1|
|Pupil Free Day - closed||Tues||Jan 2|
|First day of Spring Term||Wed||Jan 3|
Summer Term 2018
|Easter Break (closed)||Sun - Tues||Apr 1 - 3|
|First Day of Summer Term||Wed||Apr 4|
|Isra’ wal Miraj** - closed||Thurs||Apr 12|
|Ramadan hours start*||Wed||May 16|
|Eid Al Fitr Holiday** - closed||Thurs - Mon||Jun 14 - 18|
|Last Day of Summer Term||Wed||Jun 27|
|Pupil Free Day||Thurs||Jun 28|
Summer Holiday Program 2018
|First day of Summer Holiday Program||Sun||Jul 1|
|Eid Al Adha** - closed||Wed - Mon||Aug 22 - 27|
|End of Summer Holiday Program||Thurs||Aug 30|
*The Holy Month of Ramadan will be starting approximately 16 May 2018 and ending approximately 14 June 2018 (subject to lunar observations). In accordance with Ministry regulations, the Nursery will be open from 8am until
1pm during this period (please refer to the Terms and Conditions).
There may be NO Koala Club (afternoon program) during the Summer Holiday Program (July & August).
**Based on lunar observations or Government announcements; these dates may vary by one or two days and we will be advised by the Ministry as to when we will be closed.
Due to the predicted date of the Eid Al Adha 2017 holiday and our Pupil Free Days the same week the Nursery will be closed all week. Please be prepared for this.