School Calendar 2020 (5780/81)

Term School Period Holiday
Term 1 14 January*–03Apri 04 April – 19 May (Pesach)
Term 2 20 April – 03 July 04 July – 26 July (Midyear)
Term 3 27 July – 25 September 26 September – 12 October (Yamim Noraim)
Term 4 13 October – 04 December 05 December – TBC (Year-end)
Teachers begin school and Grade 1 Orientation – 14th of January.
Festivals/Fasts Date Public Holidays Date
Tu B’Shvat 10 February  New Year’s Day  1 January
Ta’anit Esther 09 March Human Rights Day  21 March
Purim 10 March
Pesach 09 April – 16 April  Good Friday 10 April
Yom Hashoah 21 April  Family Day 13 April
Yom Hazikaron 28 April  Freedom Day  27 April
Yom Ha-Atzmaut 29 April
Lag B’Omer 12 May  Workers’ Day  1 May
Yom Yerushalayim 22 May  Youth Day  16 June
Shavuot 29 – 30 May  National Women’s Day  9 August
Fast of Tammuz 09 July  Public Holiday  10 August
Tisha B’Av 30 July  Heritage Day  24 September
Rosh Hashanah 19 September–20 September
Tzom Gedalya 21 September
Yom Kippur 28 September
Sukkot 03 -09 October
Shmini Atzeret 10 October
Simchat Torah 11 October

Late Starting Days:
School will begin at 08h00 on the following days:- Purim, Yom Ha’atzmaut, Yom Yerushalayim and Tisha B’Av.

Early Closing Times:
These times apply to:- Erev Yom Tov, all fasts (except Tisha B’Av 11:00am), end of term, Yom Ha’atzmaut and Purim.

Play and Nursery School: 12h00
Primary School: 12h15
High School: 12h30