The Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi - Junior School's Calendar

DATE
EVENT

Term 1

August 1, 2016
KG2 orientation

August 2, 2016
Grade 3 orientation

August 19, 2016
Orientation of Grade 1 parents

August 22-29, 2016
August 2016 Staff preparation week

August 30, 2016
Students re-open

September 6, 2016
Math Whizz presentation for Grade 1 and new parents

September 8, 2016
Grade level orientations/ Evening coffee with the Head Teacher

September 20, 2016
Parent/Teacher Conference

September 21, 2016
World Peace Day

September 22, 2016
Introduction to PYP: A session for new parents

September 27, 2016
Prospective parents tour of the Junior School

October 5, 2016
World Teachers Day

October 12, 2016
Grade 5 and 6 Swimming Gala

October 18, 2016
Lower school inter-house athletics competition

October 19-21, 2016
Mid–Term break

October 20, 2016
Mashujaa Day Holiday

October 25, 2016
Prospective parents tour of the Junior School

November 3, 2016
Upper School inter house competition

November 11-12, 2016
November Staff professional development day

November 16, 2016
PYP Parents workshop

November 23, 2016
Grade 3 and 4 swimming gala

November 29, 2016
Prospective parents tour of the Junior School

December 1, 2016
Primary Sports Day

December 2, 2016
Grade 1 and 2 swimming gala

December 9, 2016
School closed for Christmas holidays


Term 2

January 3, 2017
Staff planning day

January 4, 2017
Students re-open

January 18, 2017
Coffee morning with Head Teacher

January 24, 2017
ISA information session for Grade 3 and new parents

January 26, 2017
Prospective parents tour of the Junior School

January 28, 2017
Staff Team Building

February 1, 2017
Aga Khan Junior Annual & Under Soccer Tournament

February 4, 2017
Grade 1 entrance assessments for September 2017 intake

February 10, 2017
Parent/Teacher Conferences

February 13-15, 2017
Mid-Term break

February 17, 2017
International Mother Language Day celebrations

February 21-22, 2017
International Students Assessment (Main exams, Gr 3 – 6)

February 23, 2017
Prospective parents tour of the Junior School

March 2-3, 2017
Grade 6 PYP Exhibition

March 6-10, 2017
IB Evaluation visit

March 17, 2017
Staff professional development day

March 21, 2017
IB Parents Workshop

March 31, 2017
School Closes


Term 3

April 14-17, 2017
April Easter Holidays

April 18, 2017
Faculty planning

April 19, 2017
School re-opens

May 1, 2017
Labour Day Holiday

May 27 - June 25, 2017
Ramadhan

May 31 - June 2, 2017
Mid-Term Break

June 3, 2017
PYP Graduation

June 26-29, 2017
JS Musical Rehearsals

June 30 - July 1, 2017
Junior School Musical shows

July 7, 2017
School Closes for Summer Holidays

July 28, 2017
PG - Students & parents orientation


SECONDARY SCHOOL

October 6, 2016
1st Quater Report Card, Parents-teachers meeting

November 6-10, 2016
Business Week

November 22-30, 2016
Term 1 Exams

March 14-23, 2017
Mock Exams X-XII

March 23, 2017
3rd Quarter Report Card VI -IX, Parent Teachers Meeting

April 13, 2017
Report Cards X-XII

April 27, 2017
MYP Unit Display

May 17-25, 2017
Final Exams VI-IX


WHOLE SCHOOL

July 17, 2016
School Opens for All Students

October 16-19, 2016
AKSD Science Week

October 19, 2016
AKSD Science Fair

December 3, 2016
AKSD Meena Bazar

December 8, 2016
Term 1 Report Cards to Parents

January 29 - February 2, 2017
Term 1 Report Cards to Parents

January 29 - February 2, 2017
Art Week

February 2, 2017
AKSD Culteral Show Art & Art Exhibition

February 26 - March 1, 2017
AKSD Maths

June 1, 2016
Reports Cards to Parents


HOLIDAY AND OBSERVANCES

August 15, 2016
National Mourning Day

August 25, 2016
Janmashtami

September 10-17, 2016
Eid-ul-Azha Holiday

October 11, 2016
Durga Puja

October 12, 2016
Ashura

December 9 - January 7, 2016
January Winter Vacation

December 12, 2016
Eid-E-Miladunnabi

December 16, 2016
Victory Day

December 25, 2016
Christmas Day

February 21, 2017
International Mother Language Day

March 17, 2017
Birth Anniversay of Father of the Nation

March 24 - April 1, 2017
Spring Break

March 26, 2017
Independence Day

April 14, 2017
Pohela Boishakh

May 1, 2017
May Day

May 10, 2017
Buddha Purnima

May 12, 2017
Shab-e-barat

June 2 - July 10, 2017
Summer Vacation