Term Dates for Academic Year 2019-2020

We are open all year except public holidays, 24th/25th December and 4 essential nursery maintenance days.


Term 1 – AUTUMN TERM 2019
Thursday 29th August – Staff Professional Training
(Limited childcare spaces available)
Sunday 1st September – Hijiri New Year Nursery Closed*
Autumn Term Begins

(Staggered entry settling sessions for new children)

Monday 2rd September
Half Term Holiday – EYFS Care Available Sunday 20th – Thursday 24th October
Public Holiday – Nursery Closure*

Commemoration Day/National Day

Saturday 30th November – Tuesday 3rd December
Autumn Term Ends Thursday 12th December
Winter Holiday – EYFS Care Available Week 1: 15th – 19th  December – 7 am – 6 pm

Week 2: 22nd/23rd December – 7 am – 6 pm

Nursery Closed 24th/25th December

Nursery Maintenance Day 1 – Thursday 26th December

Week 3: 29th/30th – 7 am – 6 pm

Tuesday 31st December – 7 am – 3:30 pm – Early Closure for all

Public Holiday – Nursery Closure Wednesday 1st January


Term 2 – SPRING TERM 2020
Staff Professional Development Training

(Limited childcare spaces available)

Thursday 2nd January
Winter Term Begins Sunday 5th January
Half Term Holiday – EYFS Care Available Sunday 16th – Wednesday 20th February

Nursery Maintenance Day 2 – Thursday 21st February

Israa Wal Miraaj*   TBC Sunday 22nd March
Spring Term Ends Thursday 26th March
Spring Holiday – EYFS Care Available Sunday 29th March –  Thursday 9th April


Term 3 – SUMMER TERM 2020
Nursery Maintenance Day 3 Sunday 11th April
Summer Term Begins Monday 12th  April
Ramadan* TBC Friday 24th April – Shorter hours will apply as per UAE Law
Public Holiday – Nursery Closure*

Eid Al Fitr

Approx. Sunday 24th – Tuesday 26th May *
Summer Term Ends Thursday 2nd  July
Summer Holiday – EYFS Care Available Sunday 3rd July – September(TBC)
Public Holiday – Nursery Closure*

Eid al-Adha TBC

Thursday 30th July – Monday 3rd August

Maintenance Day 4 – Tuesday 4th August

*N.B. Islamic/UAE holidays are subject to change. We can be given only short notice.
N.B. We are governed by MOE and Islamic/UAE holidays can be subject to change and their jurisdiction.
Priority for spaces outside of term time is given to our children on our 12 month nursery prgram.

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