Dubai, UAE: Just when students went back to their schools after the New Year hysteria and winter holidays, the UAE ministry of Education announced the vacation dates for 2017.
The students will be getting a seven-week break during summer, a three-week break during winter and a two-and-a-half week break for spring.
Here’s the annual school calendar:
|First day for teaching staff||21st August, 2016|
|First day for students||28th August, 2016|
|Winter break||18th December, 2016||3 weeks|
|Classes resume||8th January, 2017|
|Spring break||26th March,2017||2 weeks|
|Classes resume||9th April, 2017|
|Last day for students||22nd June, 2017|
|Last day for teachers||6th July, 2017|
|First day for teaching staff||3rd September, 2017|
|First day for students||10th September, 2017|
|Winter break||17th December, 2017||3 weeks|
|Classes resume||7th January, 2018|
|Spring break||25th March,2018||2 weeks|
|Classes resume||8th April, 2018|
|Last day for students||28th June, 2018|
|Last day for teachers||5th July, 2018|
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© Khaleej TimesJan 2017
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