Dubai’s Schools To Close Earlier Than Expected This Summer

Dubai’s Schools To Close Earlier Than Expected This Summer


School is almost out for summer in Dubai.

The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) has updated its website to reveal new dates for Dubai’s schools’ summer holidays.

Previously, the summer term was set to end on Wednesday June 28. But, due to the predicted dates for Eid al Adha and Arafat Day, Dubai schools could now close on Monday June 26.

The KHDA’s academic calendar for 2023 is now set to end on Monday June 26, before the public holidays. You can see more details here.

Arafat Day is set to be a public holiday on Tuesday June 27. The Eid al Adha break is also due to fall at the end of June, with predicted dates of June 28, 29 and 30, depending on the Moon sighting.

Students, private and public sector workers are set for a six-day weekend (if you count the weekend of July 1-2. Following the two public holidays, Dubai schools will begin their two-month summer holiday throughout July and August.

This update comes after the Dubai school bus app was updated to cover an additional 20,000 pupils.

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