UAE: The 2018-2019 academic calendar has been announced by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority, including the days of holidays that will be issued. The calendar is for schools that start their academic year in September and in April.
KHDA said that all private schools must communicate Public holidays, such as Eid, National day and other similar holidays, to the parents and confirm these holidays to the parent once declared by the UAE government authority.
Spring break begins – March 25, 2018 (two weeks)
Return from spring break – April 8, 2018
End of academic year (2017-2018) – July 5, 2018
Start of 2018-2019 academic year for private schools that start in April – April 2, 2018
Summer break begins- July 1, 2018
Return from summer break – September 2, 2018
Winter break begins – December 16, 2018
Return from winter break – January 6, 2019
End of academic year – March 14 – March 21, 2019
Start of new academic year (2019-2020) – April 1, 2019
All private schools must tentatively communicate Public holidays (like Eid, National day and other similar holidays) to the parents and confirm these holidays to the parent once declared by the UAE government authority. More details can be found on KHDA website
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