For winter break, students will receive a three-week holiday, and teachers two weeks. For spring break, students will have a two and a half week holiday and teachers a one and a half week holiday. Summer breaks will be the longest as usual, with students enjoying a seven-week break, with teachers receiving six weeks.
Academic year 2017-2018
|September 3, 2017||First day for teachers and administrative staff|
|September 10, 2017||Term 1 begins for all students|
|December 17, 2017||Term 1 ends (Winter Break)|
|January 2, 2018||Teachers and all administrative staff return to work|
|January 14, 2018||Term 2 begins for all students|
|March 25, 2018||Term 2 ends (Spring Break)|
|April 1, 2018||Teachers and all administrative staff return to work|
|April 8, 2018||Term 3 begins for all students|
|July 5, 2018||Term 3 ends (for students)|
|July 12, 2018||Last day for teachers and administrative staff|
Source: Ministry of Education UAE -- Kindly address individual queries through your child's school or the ministry.
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