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RAMADAN school timings:

The school day will start at 08.00 and finish at 13.00, gates open at 07.45 and close at 13.15.

The office will be open from 08.00 to 13.00.

School tours will run on Tuesdays starting at 10.00.

At Oryx International School, we aim to make every day a valuable learning experience - not just by delivering an excellent education to students, but also by encouraging them to participate fully in the life of the school.  Find out what our parents say here.

Term dates

  • 2018 - 2019
  • 2019 - 2020
TermDates
Autumn Term
Autumn term commencesSunday, 2 September 2018
Half term breakSunday, 21 October to Thursday, 25 October 2018
Qatar National Day (Public holiday)Tuesday, 18 December 2018
Autumn term endsThursday, 20 December 2018
Spring Term
Spring term commencesSunday, 6 January 2019
Half term breakSunday, 10 to Thursday, 14 February 2019
National Sports Day (Public holiday)Tuesday, 12 February 2019
Spring term endsThursday, 4 April 2019
Summer Term
Summer term commencesSunday, 14 April 2019
RamadanSunday, 5 May to Tuesday, 4 June 2019 *dates to be confirmed in line with Qatar official holidays or MOE
Eid Al-FitrTuesday, 4 to Friday, 7 June 2019 *dates to be confirmed in line with Qatar official holidays or MOE
Summer term endsSunday, 30 June 2019
TermDates
Term 1
Induction day for new studentsThursday, 22 August
Term 1 commences - all studentsSunday, 25 August
Midterm breakSunday, 27 October to Thursday, 31 October
End of Term 1Thursday, 12 December
Term 2
Term 2 commencesSunday, 5 January
Midterm breakSunday, 9 February to Thursday, 13 February
End of Term 2Thursday, 26 March
Term 3
Term 3 commencesSunday, 12 April
RamadanThursday, April 23 to Saturday, May 23* *Dates to be confirmed
Midterm break / EidSunday, 24 May to Thursday, 28 May
End of Term 3Thursday, 25 June* *Note - Students sitting International GCSE exams may be required to stay longer depending on the exam timetable from Edexcel/Pearson Examination Board. These exams are set by the Exams boards in the UK and cannot be changed. We should receive these dates in September.