|The Academic Calendar 2020-2021 for Dubai Private Schools beginning in September|
|Start of academic year||August 30, 2020|
|Winter break||December 13, 2020 – December 31, 2020|
|Spring break||MoE Curriculum Schools: |
March 28, 2021 – April 15, 2021
International Curriculum Schools:
*The International Curriculum Schools have the option to extend the Spring Break up to one week.
|Academic year not to end before||June 30, 2021|
All private schools can only tentatively communicate public holidays (like Eid, UAE National Day) to parents and confirm them once declared by the UAE government authority.
|Dubai Private Schools Starting in April - Academic year 2021-22|
Start of academic year
April 4, 2021
Summer break begins
July 4, 2021
Return from summer break
August 29, 2021
Winter break begins
December 12, 2021
Return from winter break
January 2, 2022
End of academic year
Between March 10 and March 31, 2022
These private schools can close any day from March 10 and March 31, 2022, subject to the school fulfilling the stipulated number of school days and receiving KHDA approval.