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CALENDAR ACADEMIC YEAR 2016/2017

Term 1

Commences
Sunday 4 September and ends Thursday 15 December 2016*

Eid Al Adha Holiday

Sunday 11 to Thursday 15 September

Islamic New Year

Sunday 2 October

Mid Term Holiday

Sunday 30 October to Thursday 3 November

Prophet’s Birthday

Thursday 8 December 2016

 

Term 2

Commences
Tuesday 3 January and ends Thursday 6 April 2017

National Day/Liberation Day

Sunday 26 February to Thursday 2nd March

Term 3

Commences
Sunday 16 April and ends Thursday 15 June 2017

Prophet’s Ascension

Sunday 23 April

Ramadan expected to start

Friday 26 May 2017

All holidays are subject to Ministry approval
Islamic holidays may vary according to the lunar calendar

2017-2018 Academic Calendar

Term 1

Commences Sunday 10th September and ends Thursday 14th December 2017

 

Islamic New Year Thursday 21st September
Mid Term Holiday Sunday 29th October to Thursday 2nd November (inclusive)
Prophet's Birthday (PBUH) Thursday 30th November or Sunday 3rd December

 

Term 2

Commences Tuesday 2nd January and ends Wednesday 11th April 2018

 

National/Liberation Day Holiday  Sunday 25h February to Thursday 1st March (inclusive)
Prophet's Ascension Thursday 12th April or Sunday 15th April  

 

Term 3

Commences Sunday 22nd April and ends Tuesday 12th June 2018

Ramadan expected to start Friday 15th May 2018

(Eid Holiday 13th to 18th June)

     

All holidays are subject to Ministry approval
Islamic holidays may vary according to the lunar calendar

KUWAIT ENGLISH SCHOOL

TERM 2 Date Event

1

SAT 31/12/16 Winter Holiday
SUN 1/1/17 Winter Holiday
MON 2/1 Winter Holiday
TUE 3/1 First Day - Term 2
WED 4/1  
THUR 5/1  

 

  Date Event

2

SAT 7/1  
SUN 8/1  
MON 9/1  
TUE 10/1 Reception Green to Shaab Bakery
WED 11/1  
THUR 12/1  

 

  Date Event

3

SAT 15/1 Reception Pink to Shaab Bakery
SUN 16/1  
MON 17/1  
TUE 18/1 Reception Orange to Shaab Bakery
WED 19/1  
THUR 20/1  

 

  Date Event

4

SAT 21/1  
SUN 22/1

Reception Yellow Parents' Open Day 8.15-9.30

Reception Purple to Sha'ab Bakery

MON 23/1  
TUE 24/1

Mufti Day for Syrian Refugees

Reception Yellow to Sha'ab Bakery

WED 25/1  
THUR 26/1 Reception Blue Parents' Open Day 8.15-9.30

 

  Date Event

5

SAT 28/1   
SUN 29/1 Reception Blue to Sha'ab Bakery
MON 30/1 Reception Red Parents' Open Day 8.15-9.30
TUE 31/1

Reception Pink Parents' Open Day 8.15-9.30

Reception Red to Sha'ab Bakery

WED 1/2  
THUR 2/2  

 

  Date Event

6

SAT 4/2 Green Unit Bazaar
SUN 5/2  
MON 6/2

Reception Purple Parents' Open Day 8.15-9.30

Reception Red to DHL

TUE 7/2

Reception Orange Parents' Open Day 8.15-9.30

Reception Yellow to DHL

WED 8/2 Reception Pink to DHL
THUR 9/2 KG to the Zoo

 

  Date Event

7

SAT 11/2  
SUN 12/2 Reception Green Parents' Open Day 8.15-9.30
MON 13/2 Reception Purple to DHL
TUE 14/2

Reception Orange to DHL

Friendship Mufti Day

WED 15/2 Reception Green to DHL
THUR 16/2  

 

  Date Event

8

SAT 18/2  
SUN 19/2 KG White Parents' Open Day 8.15-9.30
MON 20/2 KG White to Al Salam Hospital
TUE 21/2  
WED 22/2 KG Purple and Red to Al Salam Hospital
THUR 23/2

RECEPTION National Day Concert. 

KG and Reception National Mufti Day

 

  Date Event

9

SAT 25/2 NATIONAL DAY/LIBERATION DAY HOLIDAY
SUN 26/2 NATIONAL DAY/LIBERATION DAY HOLIDAY
MON 27/2 NATIONAL DAY/LIBERATION DAY HOLIDAY
TUE 28/2 NATIONAL DAY/LIBERATION DAY HOLIDAY
WED 1/3 NATIONAL DAY/LIBERATION DAY HOLIDAY
THUR 2/3 NATIONAL DAY/LIBERATION DAY HOLIDAY

 

  Date Event

10

SAT 4/3  
SUN 5/3 Return to school after the holiday
MON 6/3 KG Pink and Green to Al Salam Hospital
TUE 7/3  
WED 8/3 KG Blue and Orange to Al Salam Hospital
THUR 9/3 KG Yellow and Brown to Al Salam Hospital

 

  Date Event

11

SAT 11/3  
SUN 12/3 CHANGE TO SUMMER UNIFORM
MON 13/3 KG Orange Parents' Open Day 8.15-9.30
TUE 14/3 KG Sports Day - KG Red, Blue, Green, White
WED 15/3  
THUR 16/3 KG Sports Day - KG Yellow, Pink, Purple Orange, Brown

 

  Date Event

12

SAT 19/3  
SUN 20/3 KG Blue Parents' Open Day 8.15-9.30
MON 21/3  
TUE 22/3 KG Brown Parents' Open Day 8.15-9.30
WED 23/3  
THUR 24/3 Staff Training Day - NO SCHOOL FOR CHILDREN

 

  Date Event

13

SAT 25/3  
SUN 26/3 Books for Kids
MON 27/3

Books for Kids

Mufti Day

TUE 28/3

Books for Kids

Parents Day - No school for children today

WED 29/3 KG Red Parents' Open Day 8.15-9.30
THUR 30/3 KG Yellow Parents' Open Day 8.15-9.30

 

  Date Event

14

SAT 1/4  
SUN 2/4  
MON 3/4 KG Green Parents' Open Day 8.15-9.30
TUE 4/4 KG Purple Parents' Open Day 8.15-9.30
WED 5/4 KG Pink Parents' Open Day 8.15-9.30
THUR 6/4 LAST DAY - TERM 2

 

All holidays are subject to Ministry approval
Islamic holidays may vary according to the lunar calendar

KUWAIT ENGLISH SCHOOL

(Dates are subject to change)

TERM 2 Date Event

1

SAT 31/12/16 Winter Holiday
SUN 1/1/2017 Winter Holiday
MON 2/1 Winter Holiday
TUE 3/1 First Day of Term 2
WED 4/1  
THUR 5/1  

 

  Date Event

2

SAT 7/1  
SUN 8/1  
MON 9/1  
TUE 10/1  
WED 11/1  
THUR 12/1  

 

  Date Event

3

SAT 14/1  
SUN 15/1  
MON 16/1  
TUE 17/1  
WED 18/1  
THUR 19/1  

 

  Date Event

4

SAT 21/1  
SUN 22/1  
MON 23/1  
TUE 24/1 Mufti Day for Syrian Refugees
WED 25/1  
THUR 26/1  

 

  Date Event

5

SAT 28/1  
SUN 29/1  
MON 30/1  
TUE 31/1  
WED 1/2  
THUR 2/2  

 

  Date Event

6

SAT 4/2 Green Unit Bazaar
SUN 5/2  
MON 6/2  
TUE 7/2  
WED 8/2  
THUR 9/2  

 

  Date Event

7

SAT 11/2 Primary Entrance Testing
SUN 12/2  
MON 13/2  
TUE 14/2 Flower Mufti Day
WED 15/2  
THUR 16/2 Infant National Day Celebration and Mufti Day

 

  Date Event

8

SAT 18/2  
SUN 19/2  
MON 20/2 Junior National Day Celebration and Mufti Day
TUE 21/2  
WED 22/2  
THUR 23/2  

 

  Date Event

9

SAT 25/2 National Day and Liberation Day Holiday
SUN 26/2 National Day and Liberation Day Holiday
MON 27/2 National Day and Liberation Day Holiday
TUE 28/2 National Day and Liberation Day Holiday
WED 1/3 National Day and Liberation Day Holiday
THUR 2/3 National Day and Liberation Day Holiday

 

  Date Event

10

SAT 4/3  
SUN 5/3  
MON 6/3  
TUE 7/3  
WED 8/3  
THUR 9/3  

 

  Date Event

11

SAT 11/3  
SUN 12/3 Change to Summer Uniform
MON 13/3  
TUE 14/3  
WED 15/3 History Day
THUR 16/3  

 

  Date Event

12

SAT 18/3  
SUN 19/3  
MON 20/3 French Day
TUE 21/3  
WED 22/3  
THUR 23/3 Staff Training Day - NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS

 

  Date Event

13

SAT 25/3  
SUN 26/3  
MON 27/3 Mufti Day
TUE 28/3 Primary Parents Day. No school for children
WED 29/3  
THUR 30/3  

 

  Date Event

14

SAT 1/4  
SUN 2/4

Book Fair

Assessment week

MON 3/4 Book Fair
TUE 4/4 Book Fair
WED 5/4 Book Fair
THUR 6/4

Book Fair

Last Day of Term 2

 

All holidays are subject to Ministry approval
Islamic holidays may vary according to the lunar calendar

KUWAIT ENGLISH SCHOOL

Term 2 Date Event

1

SAT 31/12/16 Winter Holiday
SUN 1/1/2017 Winter Holiday
MON 2/1 Winter Holiday
TUE 3/1

First Day of Term 2

Year 10 and 11 Students exams

WED 4/1 Year 10 and 11 Students exams
THUR 5/1 Year 10 and 11 Students exams

 

  Date Event

2

SAT 7/1  
SUN 8/1 Year 10 and 11 Students exams
MON 9/1 Year 10 and 11 Students exams
TUE 10/1 Year 10 and 11 Students exams
WED 11/1 Year 10 and 11 Students exams
THUR 12/1 Year 10 and 11 Students exams

 

  Date Event

3

SAT 14/1  
SUN 15/1  
MON 16/1  
TUE 17/1  
WED 18/1  
THUR 19/1 Issue of Senior Reports

 

  Date Event

4

SAT 21/1  
SUN 22/1 Term 2 clubs start
MON 23/4  
TUE 24/4 Mufti day for Syrian refugees
WED 23/4  
THUR 24/4 Issue of IEPs for Term 2 and 3

 

  Date Event

5

SAT 28/1 Green Unit Entrance Testing
SUN 29/1  
MON 30/1  
TUE 31/1  
WED 1/2  
THUR 2/2  

 

  Date Event

6

SAT 4/2 Green Unit Bazaar
SUN 5/2  
MON 6/2 Book Fair
TUE 7/2  
WED 8/2  
THUR 9/2 International Award (Bronze) to Khiran

 

  Date Event

7

SAT 11/2 International Award (Bronze) Expedition to Khiran
SUN 12/2  
MON 13/2 SHS Canadian University Tour
TUE 14/2 Flower Mufti Day
WED 15/2  
THUR 16/2 International Award (Bronze) Expedition to Khiran

 

  Date Event

8

SAT 18/2  
SUN 19/2  
MON 20/2  
TUE 21/2  
WED 22/2 Green Unit National Day Celebration and Costune day
THUR 23/2 Omra Trip

 

  Date Event

9

SAT 25/2 National Day and Liberation Day Holiday
SUN 26/2 National Day and Liberation Day Holiday
MON 27/2 National Day and Liberation Day Holiday
TUE 28/2 National Day and Liberation Day Holiday
WED 1/3 National Day and Liberation Day Holiday
THUR 2/3 National Day and Liberation Day Holiday

 

  Date Event

10

SAT 4/3  
SUN 5/3  
MON 6/3  
TUE 7/3  
WED 8/3  
THUR 9/3  

 

  Date Event

11

SAT 11/3  
SUN 12/3 Change to Summer Uniform
MON 13/3  
TUE 14/3 Castle Competition
WED 15/3  
THUR 16/3 Construction Challenge

 

  Date Event

12

SAT 18/3  
SUN 19/3  
MON 20/3 French Mufti Day
TUE 21/3 Infants' and Juniors' Assembly for Parents
WED 22/3 Parents' Evening for Senior Students
THUR 23/3

In Service day for Primary

Parents' Day for Senior Students

 

  Date Event

13

SAT 25/3  
SUN 26/3  
MON 27/3 Mufti Day (Failaka)
TUE 28/3

Primary Parents' Day

Senior - Inservice Day

WED 29/3  
THUR 30/3  

 

  Date Event

14

SAT 1/4  
SUN 2/4  
MON 3/4  
TUE 4/4

End of Term 2 assembly

Senior school International Award Achievement Ceremony

WED 5/4  
THUR 6/4 Last Day of Term 2

 

All holidays are subject to Ministry approval
Islamic holidays may vary according to the lunar calendar

KUWAIT ENGLISH SCHOOL

(Dates are subject to change)

TERM 2 Date Event

1

SAT 31/12 Winter Holiday
SUN 1/1/17 Winter Holiday
MON 2/1 Winter Holiday
TUE 3/1

Term 2 Starts

Year 10 and 11 mock exams start

WED 4/1  
THUR 5/1  

 

  Date Event

2

SAT 7/1  
SUN 8/1  
MON 9/1  
TUE 10/1  
WED 11/1  
THUR 12/1  

 

  Date Event

3

SAT 14/1  
SUN 15/1  
MON 16/1  
TUE 17/1 Issue of Years 7-9 Reports
WED 18/1 First Day of Lessons for Year 10
THUR 19/1 BSME Under 13 Games in Abu Dhabi to 21st January

 

  Date Event

4

SAT 21/1  
SUN 22/1 First Day Lessons Year 11
MON 23/1  
TUE 24/1

MUN Qatar until 27th

Year 11 Dinner Mufti Day

WED 25/1  
THUR 26/1  

 

  Date Event

5

SAT 28/1 Senior Entrance Testing
SUN 29/1  
MON 30/1  
TUE 31/1  
WED 1/2  
THUR 2/2 Issue of Years 10 and 11 Reports

 

  Date Event

6

SAT 4/2 Green Unit Bazaar
SUN 5/2  
MON 6/2

Book Fair

Year 9 Geography FIeld Trip

TUE 7/2

Book Fair

Year 9 Geography FIeld Trip

WED 8/2 Year 9 Options Evening
THUR 9/2 Bronze international award 1 - Khiran (tbc)

 

  Date Event

7

SAT 11/2 BSME Music Festival
SUN 12/2  
MON 13/2  
TUE 14/2 Flower Mufti Day
WED 15/2  
THUR 16/2 Bronze International Award 2- Khiran (tbc)

 

  Date Event

8

SAT 18/2  
SUN 19/2  
MON 20/2  
TUE 21/2 National Day Mufti Day and National Day Celebrations
WED 22/2  
THUR 23/2

Omra trip to 28th February

 

  Date Event

9

SAT 25/2 Ski Trip
SUN 26/2 National Day and Liberation Day Holiday
MON 27/2 National Day and Liberation Day Holiday
TUE 28/2 National Day and Liberation Day Holiday
WED 1/3 National Day and Liberation Day Holiday
THUR 4/3 National Day and Liberation Day Holiday

 

  Date Event

10

SAT 4/3  
SUN 5/3 Start of SRC Week 2
MON 6/3 Waterloo Maths Competition Years 9-11
TUE 7/3 SRC Talent Show
WED 8/3  
THUR 9/3  

 

  Date Event

11

SAT 11/3  
SUN 12/3 Change to Summer Uniform
MON 13/3 Silver International Award Expedition to Cyprus to 18th March
TUE 14/3 Year 7 Castle Competition
WED 15/3 Sports Day (tbc)
THUR 16/3

Construction Challenge

KES MUN to 18th March

 

  Date Event

12

SAT 18/3  
SUN 19/3  
MON 20/3 French Day and Mufti Day
TUE 21/3  
WED 22/3 Parents Evening Years 9 & 10
THUR 23/3 Parents Day Years 7, 8, 11, 12, 13

 

  Date Event

13

SAT 25/3  
SUN 26/3  
MON 27/3 Mufti Day
TUE 28/3 Inservice Day - No School for Students
WED 29/3  
THUR 30/3 Year 11 Formal Dinner

 

  Date Event

14

SAT 1/4  
SUN 2/4 Senior Concert
MON 3/4 Senior Concert
TUE 4/4 International Award Presentation Evening
WED 5/4 Year 12/13 Formal Dinner
THUR 6/4 Last Day Term 2

 

All holidays are subject to Ministry approval
Islamic holidays may vary according to the lunar calendar