School Calendar

Term Dates

2016-17 Academic Calendar
*All National holidays are tentative only until confirmed by relevant authorities and therefore may be subject to change
Term One
Sunday 28th August First day of school for children
Sunday 11th to Tuesday 13th September (inclusive) National holidays (Eid Al Adha)*
Sunday 2nd October National holiday (Islamic New Year)*
Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th October Mid term break
Wednesday 9th November Parent Teacher Meetings
Saturday 12th November Festive Family Fair – Arabian Ranches
Saturday 19th November The Arcadia Experience – School Open Day
Tuesday 29th November National Day Celebrations
Thursday 1st December National holiday (UAE National Day)*
Thursday 8th December Teacher only day (No children in school)
Sunday 11th December National holiday (Prophet’s birthday)*
Wednesday 14th December Winter Concert School Performance
Thursday 15th December Last day of first term


Term Two
Monday 2nd January First day of second term
Sunday 12th to Thursday 16th February Mid term break
Thursday 2nd March World Book Day celebration
Thursday 23rd March Last day of second term


Term Three
Sunday 9th April First day of third term
Monday 24th April National holiday (Al Isra W’al Miraj)*
Sunday 21st to Thursday 25th May Mid term break
Thursday 22nd June Last day of school


Sunday 10th September First day of school for pupils (tentative)
School Day Timings
Foundation Stage 8am – 2pm
Year 1 – Year 4 8am – 4pm
Registration from 07.40 till 08.00 daily