School Calendar

*All Islamic holidays are subject to confirmation from the Ministry of Education

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GEMS FirstPoint School – Academic Year Dates 2017/2018

Winter Term 2017

New Staff Induction: Sunday 27 August — Monday 28 August

Staff Training Days: Tuesday 29 August, Wednesday 30 August & Monday 4 September

Year 12 and all new students - Tuesday 5 September 

Start of term for All Students - Wednesday 6 September

*Islamic New Year - Thursday 21 September

Half Term - Sunday 29 October — Thursday 2 November (inclusive)

*National Commemoration Day - Thursday 30 November — Sunday 3 December & UAE National Day Holiday (inclusive)

Last day of term - Thursday 14th December

Spring Term 2018

Start of Term - Sunday 7 January

Half Term - Sunday 11 February — Thursday 15 February (inclusive)

Last day of Term - Thursday 22 March

Summer Term 2018

Start of Term - Sunday 8 April

*Ascension of the Prophet (PBUH) - Thursday 12 April

*Eid al Fitr - 14 June

Last day of Term - Thursday 28 June

*All Islamic holidays are subject to confirmation from the Ministry of Education