The dates of holidays and commencement for the upcoming school year have been announced for schools in Abu Dhabi.
The Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) said the next school year will start on September 10th for pupils and September 3rd for teachers.
Winter break is expected to last for four weeks, from December 17th to January 14th, 2018, when the second term begins.
The spring break holiday will start on March 25th and last through to April 7th.
The final term is expected to start on April 8th. The last day of school for pupils is July 5th, and teachers will work until July 12th.
The academic school year will last 180 days, ADEC said.