African Children School Terms

The school year spans 36 weeks and is divided into three terms:
  • Christmas Term – September to December

  • Easter Term - January to March

  • Summer Term –April to July

  • Summer School (Optional) - August

Easter Term

  • 12th January - Staff Meeting

  • 13th January - The Epiphany - Easter Term begins

  • 3rd February - School Trip (Reception Classes)

  • 10th February – School Trip (Primary Classes)

  • 11th February - Cross Country Race

  • 14th February – St Valentine’s Day

  • 16th February – Feast of Mawlud Nabi

  • 18th February – 46th Independence Anniversary

  • 24th February – 2nd March (inclusive) Mid Term Holidays

  • 3rd March – Pupils return to school

  • 9th March - Ash Wednesday

  • 17th March – Talent Day

  • 4th April – 8th April Mid-year Exams

  • 20th April – Open Day/ End of Easter Term

  • 22nd April – Good Friday

  • 24th April - Easter Day

Summer Term

  • 21st April - Staff Meeting

  • 22nd April – Summer Term begins

  • 2nd May – Workers’ Day Holiday

  • 12th May - School Trip Reception Section

  • 19th May – School Trip Primary Classes

  • 23rd May – 27th May (inclusive) Provisional Dates for the NAT Exam

  • 9th June – 13th June (inclusive) Mid Term Holidays

  • 9th June – Staff Development Day

  • 13th June – Whit Monday

  • 14th June – Pupils return to Shchool

  • 28th June - 2nd July - End pf year Exams

  • 21nd July - Open Day End of Summer Term

  • 22nd July – Anniversary of the Revolution

  • 1st August – 20th August - Summer School begins

  • 1st August - Ramadan begins

  • 15th August - Feast of St. Mary of the Assumption

  • 30th August - Feast of Eid ul Fitre

Christmas Term

  • 12th September - Orientation for New Teachers

  • 13th September - Staff Meeting

  • 14th September - Holy Cross Day - Orientation for New Pupils

  • 15th September - Orientation for New Pupils

  • 16th September – Christmas Term begins

  • 7th October - Founder’s Weekend Activities begin

  • 9th October - Thanksgiving Service

  • 10th October - Founder’s Day Holiday

  • 27th October – 3rd November inclusive - Mid Term Holidays

  • 27th October - Staff Development Day

  • 28th October – Fundraising Dinner

  • 4th November - Pupils retun to school

  • 5th November - Guy Faux Day

  • 6th November - Festival of sacrifice (Tobasky)

  • 17th November - School Trip - Reception Classes

  • 23th November - Inter House Sports Competition

  • 26th November - Islamic New Year

  • 1st December – School Trip – Primary Classes

  • 21sh December – Open Day/ Performance by children/ End of Christmas Term

  • 25th December – Christmas Day

  • 26th December – Boxing Day

  • 31st December – New Year’s Eve

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