We have a list of the school holidays in Bahrain for the 2016-2017 academic year.
27 August 2013| Last updated on 18 June 2017
Schools in Bahrain have three semesters with a long summer break and a fairly short winter break. The school holidays differ by a day or two from school to school but generally most schools will begin and end in the same week. Please note that the Islamic holidays are approximate and rely on the sighting of the moon for confirmation.
First day of term – Sun 28th Aug
Islamic New Year* - Sun 2nd Oct
Ashoora* - 9-11th Oct
Prophet’s Birthday* – Sun 11th Dec
Last Day of Term – Thurs 15th Dec
First day of term - Tues 3rd Jan
Half Term – Sun 19th – Thurs 23rd Feb
Last Day of Term – Wednes 12th Apr
First day of term – Sun 23rd April
Labour Day – Sun 30th Apr and Monday 1st May
Half Term – 25th May
Last Day of Term – Thurs 22nd Jun