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School Calendar

Sep 2018

  • Sep 2: First day of Academic Year
  • Sep 11: HIJRI NEW YEAR*
  • Sep 20:Parents’Meet & Greet World Peace Day
  • Sep 24:Co-Curricular After School Activities Launch
  • Sep 26:PTA Formation
  • Sep 27:Staff PD DAY

Oct 2018

  • Oct 5:Teacher’s Day
  • Oct 7:Pink Day – Breast Cancer Awareness
  • Oct 11:International Girl’s Day UNESCO
  • Oct 15:World Handwashing Day
  • Oct 16:World Food Day (UNESCO) Healthy Eating Day
  • Oct 18:Student Council Elections
  • Oct 22:Coffee Morning
  • Oct 23:Early Dismissal Staff PD
  • Oct 24-25:Half Term
  • Oct 28:Anti-Bullying Campaign/ Book Fair
  • Oct 29-31 :Book Fair

Nov 2018

  • Nov 1:FLAG DAY
  • Nov 8:Junior Entrepreneur Early Dismissal and Staff PD
  • Nov 14:KG1 – Grade 2 Field Trip
  • Nov 15:Grade 3 - 7 Field Trip
  • Nov 19:Prophet Mohammad’s Birth day*
  • Nov 20:UNESCO: Children’s Universal Day
  • Nov 22:Clean up the world Campaign –DM Parents’ Meeting
  • Nov 24:Staff PD Day
  • Nov 29:UAE National Day Celebration
  • Nov 30:UAE Martyr’s Day

Dec 2018

  • Dec 2-3:UAE National Day*
  • Dec 4:Student Achievement ceremony
  • Dec 5-13:End of Term Assessments
  • Dec 11:Coffee Morning and End of Term Assessments
  • Dec 13:Last Day in Term 1
  • Dec 16:Winter Break Starts for students/
  • Dec 16-20:Staff PD/Curriculum Review
  • Dec 18:International Day for Arabic Language/
  • Dec 23:Winter Break Starts for Staff

Jan 2019

  • Jan 3:End of Winter Break
  • Jan 6:First Day of Term 2
  • Jan 10:Term 1 reports out 100th Day of School
  • Jan 14:KG Sports Day
  • Jan 15:Elementary School Sports Day
  • Jan 16:Middle School Sports Day
  • Jan 20:Art Week
  • Jan 24:Students’ early dismissal and PD DAY
  • Jan 29:Coffee Morning

Feb 2019

  • Feb 3: Arabic Language Week
  • Feb 11:Grade 3 – 7Field Trip
  • Feb 12:KG1 – Grade 2 Field Trip
  • Feb 16: Parents’ - Teachers' Meeting
  • Feb 16-18:Staff PD Day
  • Feb 17:Innovation Day/ Students’ early dismissal/
  • Feb 18-21:Half Term Break

Mar 2019

  • Mar 3:Literacy Week
  • Mar 9:BEAM Qur'an Semi Finals
  • Mar 11:Student Achievement ceremony
  • Mar 12:Traffic Awareness KG/Grades 1
  • Mar 13-14:End of Term 2 Assessments Starts
  • Mar 14: Pi Day
  • Mar 16:Spring Fair
  • Mar 17-21:End of Term 2 Assessments
  • Mar 21:Crazy Socks Day
  • Mar 22:World Water Day
  • Mar 24-28:Curriculum Review
  • Mar 31:Spring Break

Apr 2019

  • Apr 3:Israa & Miraj*
  • Apr 14:Term 3 Starts
  • Apr 15:KG1 – Grade 2 Field Trip
  • Apr 16:Qur'an Competition**
  • Apr 17:Grade 3 -7 Field Trip
  • Apr 18:Science Fair Whole School Production/Term 2 Reports Out
  • Apr 20:Finals Qur’an Competition
  • Apr 21:National Anti-Bullying Day
  • Apr 21-24:Book Fair
  • Apr 22:Earth Day
  • Apr 23:World Book Day
  • Apr 25:Students’ early dismissal/PD DAY
  • Apr 30:Spelling Bee

May 2019

  • May 6:Ramadan Begins / Ramadan Good Deeds Challenge 30 days
  • May 12:Sunnat Al Rasool Week
  • May 16:Students’ early dismissal/PD DAY
  • May 23:Islamic Culture Harvest

Jun 2019

  • Jun 3:Zayed Humanitarian Day
  • Jun 5-6:Eid Al-Fitr*
  • Jun 13:Parents’ Evening
  • Jun 15:Staff PD Day
  • Jun 20:Students Achievement Ceremony
  • Jun 23-30:End of Term Assessment
  • ASCS KG Graduation - TBC

July 2019

  • Jul 1-2:End of Term Assessment
  • Jul 2: KG Graduation
  • Jul 4:Last Day for Students / Reports Out
  • Jul 7-10:Transition /Curriculum Review
  • Jul 11:Last day for Academic Staff/Staff Welfare






*Any Public Holiday is tentative and will be confirmed once declared by the UAE Government authority




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