School Calendar 2017 (5777/8)

Term School Period Holiday
Term 1 (9 January*) 10 January – 6 April 7 April – 19 April (Pesach)
Term 2 20 April – 30 June 1 July – 23 July (Midyear)
Term 3 24 July – 29 September 30 September – 15 October (Yamim Noraim)
Term 4 16 October – 06 Dec 07 December – TBC (Year-end)
* Teachers begin school & Grade 1 Orientation Day
Festivals/Fasts Date Public Holidays Date
Tu B’Shvat 11 February  New Year’s Day  (1) 2 January
Ta’anit Esther 9 March  School Holiday  20 March
Purim 12 March  Human Rights Day  21 March
Pesach 11 – 18 April  Good Friday  14 April
Yom Hashoah 24 April  Family Day  17 April
Yom Hazikaron 1 May  Freedom Day  27 April
Yom Ha-Atzmaut 2 May  School Holiday  28 April
Lag B’Omer 14 May  Workers’ Day  1 May
Yom Yerushalayim 24 May  Youth Day  16 June
Shavuot 31 May – 1 June  National Women’s Day  9 August
Fast of Tammuz 11 July  Heritage Day  (24) 25 September
Tisha B’Av 1 August
Rosh Hashanah 21 – 22 September
Tzom Gedalya 24 September
Yom Kippur 30 September
Sukkot 5 – 11 October
Shmini Atzeret 12 October
Simchat Torah 13 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), end of term, Yom Ha’atzmaut and Purim.

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