Summer Zone Academic/Activity Calendar 2016-17(Grade-l-VIll)

Term I(Class I – Vlll)

Events Days/ Date

March 2016

Orientation Day for Parents

2nd week

Commencement of New Academic Year

Monday 14th

Welcome Party(Attach one period with break)

Friday 18th

Pakistan Day (Special Assembly with reference to 23rd March) & Welcome Party (attach one period with break)

Tuesday 22nd

Pakistan Day (Holiday)

Wednesday 23rd

World Water Day ( Special Assembly & Class Discussions on the water conservation)

Thursday 24th

April 2016

Spring Festival (Funfair-Whole school)

Friday 1st

World Health Day (Doctor as a guest speaker in the Special Assembly)

Thursday 7th

Elections for Student Council (VIII-X to be conducted in co-curricular period)

2nd week

Reading week (Whole school)

3rd week

Earth Day Special Assembly /Earth Day Poster Competition (Co-curricular period)

Friday 22nd

Parent Teacher Meeting

Saturday 30th

May 2016

Labour Day (Special Assembly)

Monday 2nd

Mothers’ Day (Special Assembly & Card Making in Arts Lesson)

2nd week

Pet Day (Class I-V to be conducted in co-curricular period)

2nd week

Creative Writing Competition (I-VIII to be conducted in English / Urdu lesson)

3rd week

School Based Calligraphy Competition (I-VIII to be conducted in co-curricular period or English / Urdu lesson)

4th week

Intra-school Debates (Urdu / English VI-VIII)

Saturday 21st

Intra-school Speech Contest (Urdu / English I-V)

Saturday 21st  

June – August 2016

Summer Bash class l-lll (Water Activities to be conducted in games period)

1st week of June

Parent Teacher Meeting / Distribution of Summer Pack

Saturday 4th June

Summer Vacation

Monday 6th June – Friday 12th August

Schools reopens after Summer Vacation

Monday 15th August

Independence Day Celebration (Special Assembly)

3rd week

English/Urdu Essay Writing Competition (to be conducted in English / Urdu period)

Wednesday 31st

September 2016

Defence Day (Special Assembly with reference to 6th September 1965 war)

Monday 5th

Parent Teacher Meeting (After School)

Friday 9th  

Grand Parents Day (class I-V-One hour before off time for planned activities)

2nd week

Death Anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam (Special Assembly with reference to 11th September)

Friday 9th

Cluster level Debate/Speech contest (English/Urdu I-X)

3rd Week

*Eid-ul-Azha (Holidays)

*Monday 12th-Tuesday 13th

Revision for Mid-Year Examination

Monday 19th- Friday 23rd  

Mid-Year Examination

Monday 26th –Friday 7th October

Term II 10th October (Class I – Vlll)


October 2016

*Aashura-e-Muharram (Holidays)

*Monday 10th- Tuesday 11th

Global Hand Washing Day (Special Assembly I-III)

Thursday 13th

**Global Dignity Day (Extended Assembly & Celebrations)


Result Day

Saturday 15th

English/Urdu Spelling Competition (l-V to be conducted in English / Urdu period)

3rd week

Teachers’ Day (Special Assembly)

3rd week

November 2016

Change to winter timing / uniform

2nd Week

Iqbal Day Celebration (III-VIII Baait bazi, quiz or Mushaira)

Monday 7th

English/Urdu handwriting Competition (class l-V to be conducted in English / Urdu period)

2nd week

Educational Field Trips (as per security conditions)

3rd week

Universal Children’s Day (Special Assembly)

Friday 18th

Regional Level Debate/Speech Contest (Urdu/English I-X)

Saturday 19th

December 2016

Annual Sports Day Rehearsal

Friday 2nd

Annual Sports Day (whole school)

Saturday 3rd

*Eid Milad-un-Nabi PBUH (Holiday)

*Friday 9th

International Human Rights Day (Special Assembly)

Monday 12th

Milad-un-Nabi PBUH celebrations (Qiraat, Naat, Quiz)

2nd week

Mental Math Competition (I-V to be conducted in Math period)

Monday 12th

Quaid-e-Azam Day Celebrations with reference to 25th December (Special Assembly)

Wednesday 21st

Winter Break

Monday 26th December 2016 –Tuesday 3rd Jan 2017

January 2017

School reopens after Winter break

             Wednesday 4th

National Level Debate (Urdu/English VI-X)

Saturday 14th

National Level Speech (Urdu/English I-V)

Saturday 14th

Knowledge fair (Science / S.Studies, quiz, projects & exhibition -whole school ) & Parent Teacher meeting (Distribution of Datesheet & Syllabus)

Saturday 28th

February / March 2017

Cleanliness Day (utilize co-curricular lesson for planned activities)

Wednesday 1st

Kashmir day (Special Assembly)

Friday 3rd

Revision for End of Year Examination

Monday 6th-Friday 10th

End of Year Examination

Monday 13th– 24th Friday

Preparation for New Academic Session/Progress Report

Monday 27th February – Friday 3rd March

Result Day/Prize Distribution

Friday 3rd

Commencement of New Academic Year                 Monday 6th March, 2017


*Subject to the appearance of the Moon.

**On October 14th, THE EDUCATORS will celebrate Global Dignity Day. A wide range of    inspirational activities should be organized for students to develop awareness and understanding of the universal right of every human being to lead a dignified life. An extended assembly maybe planned after exam time.


  • There is no Mid-Year or End of Year Examination for Classes I to III according to ‘THE EDUCATORS’ Assessment Policy. They will be tested through the assessments which the Head Office will provide.
  • In addition to the activities / events suggested above, Network Associates / School Heads may organize any other co-curricular activities.
  • All the activities mentioned in the Academic Calendar are “suggested” activities. The School Head/NWA may  however conduct these as per convenience.
  • Regions must follow the Academic Calendar in true spirit. In case of any emergencies or government declared holidays, the Regional Office will direct / guide schools accordingly.