School Calendar 2019 (5779/80)

Term School Period Holiday
Term 1 15 January*–17Apri 18 April – 01 May (Pesach)
Term 2 02 May – 05 July 06 July – 28 July (Midyear)
Term 3 29 July – 08 October 09 October – 23 October (Yamim Noraim)
Term 4 24 October – 06 December 07 December – TBC (Year-end)
Teachers begin school and Grade 1 Orientation – 14th of January.
Festivals/Fasts Date Public Holidays Date
Tu B’Shvat 21 January  New Year’s Day  1 January
Ta’anit Esther 20 March Human Rights Day  21 March
Purim 21 March  School Holiday 22 March
Pesach 20 April – 27 April  Good Friday 19 April
Yom Hashoah 02 May  Family Day 22 April
Yom Hazikaron 08 May  Freedom Day  27 April
Yom Ha-Atzmaut 09 May  School Holiday 30 April
Lag B’Omer 23 May  Workers’ Day  1 May
Yom Yerushalayim 02 June  Youth Day  16 June
Shavuot 09 – 10 June  National Women’s Day  9 August
Fast of Tammuz 21 July  Heritage Day  24 September
Tisha B’Av 11 August
Rosh Hashanah 30 September–01 October
Tzom Gedalya 02 October
Yom Kippur 09 October
Sukkot 14 – 20 October
Shmini Atzeret 21 October
Simchat Torah 22 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