Calendar for Academic Year 2019/2020

GEMS Wellington International School- Academic Calendar for 2019/2020



Induction day for New Students

Primary:FS following their phased start Primary:All new students Year 1 –Year6

Secondary:All students  in Years 7, 10&12

Sunday 1st September                       

First day of Term for All Students

**Primary:FS following their phased start

Monday 2nd September
Islamic New Year* Tuesday 10th September*
Half Term Thursday 17th October — Thursday 24th October(inclusive). Return to school on Sunday 27th October
Prophet's Birthday* Sunday 10th November*  
Commemoration Day* Sunday 1st December*  
National Day* Monday 2nd December*
Last day of Term Thursday 12th December


Start of Term            Sunday 5th January 
Half Term Sunday 16th February — Thursday 20th February (inclusive). Return to school on Sunday 23rd February 
Last day of Term Thursday 26th March


Start of Term Sunday 12th April 
Staff training day-school closed Sunday 19th April*
Ramadan starts* Thursday 23rd April*
Eid Al-Fitr*  Sunday 24th May — Tuesday 26th May*
Staff training day-school closed

Sunday 7th June 

Last day of Term Thursday 2nd July


*All Islamic holidays are subject to confirmation from the Ministry of Education and KHDA.