Academic Year Calendar


2017/ 2018 School Calendar

GEMS INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL of PEARL CITY, PENANG CALENDAR (2017/18)

 

     Term 1

  • 14-18 August New staff Induction
  • 21-30 All staff training and preparation
  • 31 August National Day
  • 01 September Hari Raya Raj
  • 02 September Hari Raya Raj
  • 04 Sepember whole school start
  • 16 September Malaysia Day
  • 21 September Muharram/New Year*
  • 16-20 October school half term holiday
  • 18 October Deepavali*
  • 01 December The Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday
  • 15 December End of Term 1

     Term 2

  • 01 January New Year’s Day
  • 03 January Staff PD Day
  • 04 January School Starts
  • 31 January Thaipusam*
  • 16-17 February Chinese New Year
  • 15-21 February Half Term holiday
  • 30 March End of Term 2
  • 02-13 April School Holiday

     Term 3

  • 17 April Term 3 Starts
  • 01 May Labour Day
  • 29 May Wesak Day
  • 02 June The King’s Birthday
  • 15-16 June Hari Raya Puasa
  • 06 July End of Term and Last day of the 2017-18 Academic Year
  • 07 July Penang State Governor’s Birthday

   Remarks

Induction for new teachers
PD Days for all teachers
First/last day of term
Beginning and end of academic year
Public Holidays
School holidays
* Subject to change

Term Start and End Dates

Term 1: 68 Days/14 weeks

Term 2: 57 Days/12 weeks

Term 3: 56 Days/12 weeks

Total: 181 Day (38 weeks)

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