School Calendar 2018 (5778/9)

Term School Period Holiday
Term 1 (*15 )16 January – 28 March 29 March – 9 April (Pesach)
Term 2 10 April – 22 June 23 June – 15 July (Midyear)
Term 3 16 July -18 September 19 September – 07 October (Yamim Noraim)
Term 4 08 October – 07 December 08 December – TBC (Year-end)
* Teachers begin school & Grade 1 Orientation Day
Festivals/Fasts Date Public Holidays Date
Tu B’Shvat 31 January  New Year’s Day  1 January
Ta’anit Esther 28 February Human Rights Day  21 March
Purim 1 March  School Holiday  29 March
Pesach 31 March – 7 April  Good Friday  30 March
Yom Hashoah 12 April  Family Day  02 April
Yom Hazikaron 18 April  Freedom Day  27 April
Yom Ha-Atzmaut 19 April  School Holiday 30 April
Lag B’Omer 03 May  Workers’ Day  1 May
Yom Yerushalayim 13 May  Youth Day  16 June
Shavuot 20 May – 21 May  National Women’s Day  9 August
Fast of Tammuz 01 July  Heritage Day  24 September
Tisha B’Av 22 July
Rosh Hashanah 10 – 11 September
Tzom Gedalya 12 September
Yom Kippur 19 September
Sukkot 24 -25 September
Shmini Atzeret 01 October
Simchat Torah 02 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