Academic Calendar

Dwight School Dubai - School Calendar for Academic Year 2023 - 24:

1Term - 2023
Friday 25 August Induction in school for all new students – Grades 1 to 11 (9:00 – 11:00 am). Students are required to wear their school uniform.
Monday 28 August First day of term for Grades KG2 to Grade 12

(PreK & KG1 will have a staggered start to term as agreed by the homeroom teacher and parent/s)

Friday 29 September Prophet Mohammed’s Birthday (School Closed)*
Monday 2 October Staff Professional Development (students finish at 12:00)
Monday 16 October to Friday 20 October (inclusive) Half Term (school closed)
Wednesday 29 November Dwight School Dubai’s UAE National Day celebrations
Friday 1 December Commemoration Day (school closed)*
Saturday 2 to Sunday 3 December National Day
Friday 8 December Last day of term – Winter Break
2Term - 2024
Tuesday 2 January First day of term for all students
Tuesday 16 January Staff Professional Development (students finish at 12:00)
Friday 9 February Dwight School Dubai’s International Day
Monday 12 to Thursday 15 February (inclusive) Half Term (school closed)
Sunday 10 March Ramadan starts* (exact start date subject to confirmation)
Friday 22 March Last day of term – Spring Break
3Term - 2024

Monday 8 April First day of term for all students
Staff Professional Development (students finish at 12:00)
Tuesday 9 to Friday 12 April (inclusive) Eid al-Fitr*
Wednesday 29 May Staff Professional Development (students finish at 12:00)
Monday 17 to Tuesday 18 June Eid al-Adha (school closed)*
Friday 5 July Last day of term – Summer Break