Islamic University Islamabad
Institute of Professional Development
International Islamic University Islamabad Schools

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Annual Calendar

Term Dates Academic Session 2014 – 2015
Term 1: August 25 to December 22, 2014                Term 2: January 6 to June 13, 2015

Calendar of Events  August 2014 –  August 2015
Date/s Month/Events
July-August
29/07/14 Eid al -Fitr *  Shawwal  Begins
18/08/14 Schools Open for Teachers/Staff  Meeting
18-20/08/14 Teachers’ Induction
25/08/14 First Term Begins/Schools Open for Students*
28/08/14 Dhu al-Qa ‘dah  Begins:  Theme of The Month Related to Dhu al- Qa‘dah
September
06/09/14 Defense Day of Pakistan  
11/09/14 Quaid-e-Azam’s Death Anniversary
13/09/14 Orientation/Introductory Meeting with Parents 1
27/09/14 Dhu al-Hijjah Begins: Theme of The Month Related to Dhu al- Hijjah
October
05 -06/10/14 Hajj & Eid al-Adha *(Holidays**)
05/10/14 World Teachers’ Day
10 –11/10/14 Professional Development Days (Friday off for students)
Within third week First Bi-Monthly Assessment(Grade 3 onwards) –Distribution
26/10/14 New Islamic Year:  Muharram Begins ( 1436 AH**)
Special Dua in Schools
Theme of The Month Related to Muharram
Within last week 1st Parent Teacher Conference
November
03-04/11/14 Ashura **(Holidays)
09/11/14 Yaum-e-Iqbal (Holiday)
24/11/14 Safar  Begins: Theme of The Month Related to  Safar 
   
December
First Week Second Bi-Monthly Assessment
(Grade 3 onwards) –Distribution
15/12/14 First Term Exams Begin (Grade 3 onwards)
24/12/14 Rabi‘al -Awwal  Begins
22/12/2014 Report Card & Portfolio Distribution (Reception – Grade 2)
22/12/14 Exams End/First Term Ends
25/12/14 Yaum-e-Quaid (Holiday)
23/12/14 to 05/01/15 Winter Vacations
30/12/2014 Teachers Return: Finalizing Results, Campus Décor and Classroom Preparation
January
04/01/15 12 Rabi‘al-Awwal**(Holiday)
(Yaum  milad as well as Yaum Wafat al –Nabi)

06/01/15

Second/Final Term  Begins/ Schools Re-open for Students
07/01/15 First Term Result Announcement (Grade 3 onwards)
13/01/15 Plans for Professional Development Days and Annual Functions to be sent to IPD for approval
16 –17/01/15 Professional Development Days (Friday off for students)
22/01/15 Rabi‘al- Thani begins:Theme of the month related to Rabi‘al-Thani
February
05/02/15 Kashmir Day (Holiday)
Third and Fourth week Schools’ Annual Events/Functions 2
21/02/15 Jumadi al-Awwal begins:Theme of the month related to Jumadi al-Awwal
March
First two weeks School  Annual Events 2
Second week First Bi-Monthly Assessment(Grade 3 onwards) –Distribution
Third week 2nd Parent Teacher Conference
22/03/15 Jumadi al -Thani begins:Theme of the month related to Jumadi al-Thani
23/03/15 Pakistan Day (Holiday)
 
April
First week Centralized Exams Meeting and Curriculum Review
Students’ performance appraisals and meeting with parents(of students with additional educational needs)
21/04/15 Rajab:Theme of the month related to Rajab
May
01/05/15 Labour Day (Holiday)
First week Second Bi-Monthly Assessment(Grade 3 onwards) –Distribution

First and Second  week

Reinforcement  for all Students
(Remedial Classes for Earmarked Students after School Hours)
Second  week

Calculation of Coursework Assessment Ratios / Preparation of Draft Reports Begin

20/05/15 Sha‘ban Begins
25/05/15 Centralized Final / Second Term Exams  Begin (Grade 3 onwards)
June
02/06/2015 Exams End  
03/06/2015

Report Card & Portfolio Distribution
 (Reception – Grade 2)

13/06/2015 Result Announcement Day (Grade 3 onwards)
15/06/2015 – 23/08/2015 Summer Vacations  for Students3
15/06/2015 Staff Meeting
20/06/2015 – 16/08/2015 Summer vacations for teachers
17/08/2015 Schools Re-Open for Teachers after vacations
24/08/2015 Schools Re-Open for Students after vacations

*Subject to the Provincial/Federal government’s directives.
**Subject to the sighting of moon.
1 Tentative date: to be held during the mentioned week only.
2 School to select suitable/convenient dates to conduct Annual Function. Annual function not to be held at any other time. Programme of annual function must be coordinated and approval sought from IPD one month prior to the function.
3 Summer vacation homework to include special information/reference to holy months.

Note: Dates of Islamic months  and  related events in this Annual Calendar  are determined  as per the most reliable scientific  data which is also consulted by the Markazi Ru‘yat Hilal Committee of Pakistan.However in case of any discrepancy, IIUI Schools follow the official announcements of the said committee. 

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