Officially.. the new school calendar for the next academic year has been set

The Sharjah Private Education Authority has started its preparations for the next academic year, by organizing a number of visits to schools to follow up on their preparations for the new academic year, which is scheduled to start at the end of next August.

The authority explained to "Emirates Today" that a team from the Sharjah Private Education Authority began to inspect some schools to determine the extent of their commitment to the corrective plan for the observations that were previously monitored on some of their facilities and related services before the beginning of the new academic year, noting that these visits began Yesterday, Thursday, and continue during the next week, provided that there will be a series of other visits during the month of August that include all schools.

This comes within the framework of the authority's preparations for the new year and to ensure that schools carry out the necessary maintenance in the school building, infrastructure, equipment and all matters related to the educational process, through field visits.

The authority pointed out that it is always keen to follow up on schools within the framework of raising the quality of education in the emirate, in implementation of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, stressing its continuous keenness on the schools’ commitment to achieving quality standards in all aspects of the educational process and raising the level of private education. in the emirate.

In a related context, the Sharjah Private Education Authority recently revealed the details of the school calendar for the academic year 2022-2023, which is unified at the state level, indicating that the new school year will start on August 29 next.

The authority stated that with regard to the calendar for private schools that apply the ministerial curriculum, the first semester starts on August 29, while the winter vacation is set from December 12, 2022, to December 29, 2022, pointing out that the second semester will start on January 2, 2023, on Spring break will be from March 27 to April 13, 2023.

The authority clarified that the third semester will start on April 17, 2023, with the students' end-of-year vacation ending on June 29 of next year, and then the next academic year starting on August 28, 2023.

With regard to schools that apply other foreign curricula, the academic year begins on August 29, while the winter vacation begins on December 12 and continues until December 29, and students resume work on January 2, 2023.

The Sharjah Private Education Authority indicated that with regard to the spring break for these curricula, the school must choose to apply any of the two options; The first option is 3 weeks from March 27, 2023, until April 13, 2023, and the second option is two weeks from March 27 to April 6, 2023, in addition to a number of 5 separate or continuous days for the school, which is free to determine during the academic year.

Students will resume work in the schools that chose the first option on April 17, 2023, and in the schools that chose the second option on April 10, with the summer vacation starting on June 29 of next year, while the new school year begins August 28, 2023.