The schools in Abu Dhabi typically have three terms and half terms... Here we have all the dates you need.
School holidays in Abu Dhabi has always been an exciting time for kids but if you're an expat, it has most likely also become something that the rest of the family is also looking forward to. It's that time where the kids are off from school and parents often times take leave from work to travel back to your home country, go explore new destinations (Especially if you are living in a centrally located area such as Abu Dhabi!) or even use the time to just spend some quality time at home.
Whether you are going away or staying at home, it is always handy to know what are the exact school term dates are.
Here are the 2017/2018 term dates for private schools in Abu Dhabi:
- 3 September 2017: First day for teachers and administrative staff
- 10 September 2017: Term 1 begins for all students
- 17 December 2017: Term 1 ends (Winter Break)
- 2 January 2018: Teachers and all administrative staff return to work
- 14 January 2018: Term 2 begins for all students
- 25 March 2018: Term 2 ends (Spring Break)
- 1 April 2018: Teachers and all administrative staff return to work
- 8 April 2018: Term 3 begins for all students
- 5 July 2018: Term 3 ends (for students)
- 12 July 2018: Last day for teachers and administrative staff