School calendar 2016-2017


Term 1
August Term (81 days)

Staff Report
9th August 2016 (2 days Staff Professional Development)

Students Return
15th August 2016

Eid El Hajj **
14th or 15th September

Staff PD
29th and 30th September (All schools)

Midterm Break
13th-16th October 2016 (both days inclusive)

End of Term
8th December 2016


Term 2
January Term (67 days)

Staff & Students report
9th January 2017

Zanzibar Revolution Day
12th January 2017

Midterm Break
16th-17th March 2017

Staff PD (Pupil free day)
6th April 2017

Karume Day
7th April 2017

End of Term
13th April 2017


Term 3
April Term (48 days)

Staff & Students return
24th April 2017

Union Day
26th April 2017

Workers Day
1st May 2017

End of Term
30th June 2017

** Sighting of the moon
191 Instructional days
Professional Development days: 5 days - Secondary School / 7 days - Primary and Nursery Schools