Dwight School Dubai Academic Calendar 2020-2021

2021

Sunday 3 January 2021

Classes resume

Sunday 14 – Thursday 18 February 2021

Midterm break

Thursday 25 March 2021

Last day of school before Spring Break

Sunday 11 April 2021

Classes resume

*Thursday 13 – Saturday 15 May 2021 (TBC)

Eid Al Fitr

Wednesday 1 July 2021

Last day of school

Thursday 2 July 2021

Last day of term, school finishes at 12.00.


*Expected dates of Islamic holidays - subject to change in accordance with the moon sighting and Government announcements (TBC).

School timings

School timings 2020-2021

PreK to KG2

S-W, 8:00-2:15 AM
*Please refer to our weekly newsletter for more information on staggered finish times

Grade 1 to Grade 11

8:00-3:20 (S-W), 8:00-2:35 (Th)
*Please refer to our weekly newsletter for more information on staggered finish times


Dwight School Dubai - School Calendar for Academic Year 2021-22:

Term 1 2021

Thursday, 19 August

SLT and new staff in school for Induction

Sunday, 22 to Wednesday, 25 August

All staff in school for Orientation Week

Thursday, 26 August 

Induction in school:

New students in Grades 1 to 10 (9:00 - 11:00 am).

All Grade 6 students (9:00 - 11:00 am)

All Grade 11 students (9:00 am - 1:00 pm).

Students are required to wear their school uniform

Sunday, 29 August 

Grade 1 to 12 students in school or selected grades to allow for staggered start to term - to be confirmed

(PreK to KG2 will have a staggered start to term as agreed by homeroom teacher and parent/s)

Monday, 30 August

Grade 1 to 12 students in school 

(PreK to KG2 will have a staggered start to term as agreed by homeroom teacher and parent/s)

Sunday, 17 October to Wednesday, 20 October (inclusive

Half Term (school closed)

Thursday, 21 October 

Prophet Mohammed’s Birthday*

Tuesday 2 November

Parent-Teacher Conference Day (PreK to G12)

Wednesday, 1 December 

Commemoration Day*

Thursday, 2 to Friday, 3 December 

National Day*

Thursday, 9 December 

Last day of term (12 noon)

 

Term 2 2022

Sunday, 2 January 

First day of Term for all students

Sunday, 13 to Thursday, 17 February (inclusive

Half Term (school closed)

Tuesday 1 March

Parent-Teacher Conference Day (PreK to G12)

Thursday, 24 March 

Last day of term (12 noon)

 

Term 3 2022

Saturday, 2 April 

Ramadan starts*

Sunday, 10 April 

First day of term for all students

Sunday, 1 May to Wednesday, 4 May (inclusive

Eid al-Fitr*

Tuesday, 5 July 

Last day of academic year (12 noon)


* Dwight School Dubai reserves the right to make amendments to dates as and when necessary due to government approvals or announcements. Islamic holiday dates are subject to moon sightings and may change. We will endeavor to give as much notice as possible. We advise you not to book any immovable flights or holidays for Islamic / National holidays that are subject to change (highlighted in green).