Official UAE School Calendar 2019-20
Plan your holidays! Here is the confirmed school calendar for the next academic year 2019-20
The Academic Calendar issued by the Ministerial Development Council for Dubai Private Schools
The Academic Calendar 2019-20 for Dubai Private Schools Starting in September
|Start of academic year||September 1, 2019|
|Winter break begins||December 15, 2019
Four weeks for MoE curriculum schools
Three weeks for other private schools
|Return from winter break||January 12, 2020 for MoE curriculum private schools
January 5, 2020 for other private schools
|Other private schools (non-MoE) may chose the below based on KHDA approval:
-Reduce the winter break to two weeks with classes resuming on December 29, 2019
-OR, extend the winter break to four weeks with classes resuming on January 12, 2020
|Spring break begins||March 29, 2020 (Two weeks)|
|Return from spring break||April 12, 2020|
|End of academic year||July 2, 2020|
Dubai Private Schools Starting in April – Academic year 2019/2020
|Start of academic year||April 1, 2019|
|Summer break begins||June 30, 2019|
|Return from summer break||September 1, 2019|
|Winter break begins||December 15, 2019|
|Return from winter break||Option 1: Return on Sunday Dec 29, 2019 (two weeks)
Option 2: Return on Sunday Jan 5, 2020 (three weeks)
Option 3: Return on Sunday Jan 12, 2020 (four weeks)
|End of academic year||Between March 15-19, 2020||Subject to the school fulfilling the stipulated number of instructional and academic days.|
|New academic year begins 2020/2021||April 1, 2020|
All private schools must tentatively communicate Public holidays (like Eid, National day and other similar holidays) to the parents and confirm these holidays to the parent once declared by the UAE government authority.
However, based on KHDA approvals, schools may extend or reduce winter break (four weeks or two weeks).
The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) in Dubai said that students in the emirate will also start the academic year on September 2.
Source: Ministry of Education UAE — Kindly address individual queries through your child’s school or the ministry.
Source: Gulf News
Last Updated on: 18th Jan 2019