Winter Zone Academic/Activity Calendar 2016-17 Grade-l-Vlll

Term I

Events Days/ Date

March 2016

Orientation Day for Parents

1st week

Commencement of New Academic Year  

Monday 7th

Welcome Party (attach one period with break)

Friday 11th

Pakistan Day (Special Assembly with reference to 23rd March)

Tuesday 22nd

Pakistan Day (Holiday)

Wednesday 23rd

World Water Day

Thursday 24th

April 2016

Spring Festival (Funfair-Whole school)

Friday 1st

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

2nd Week

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

Thursday 7th

Reading week (whole school)

3rd week

Earth Day Special Assembly / Poster competition (co-curricular period)

Friday 22nd

Parent Teacher Meeting

Saturday 30th

May 2016

Labour Day (Special Assembly)

Monday 2nd

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

2nd week

Mothers’ Day (Special Assembly)


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

3rd   week

School Based Calligraphy Competition (I-VIII to be conducted in co-curricular period)

4th week

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

Saturday 21st

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

Saturday 21st

June-July 2016

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

1st week June

Parent Teacher Meeting

Saturday 4th

English / Urdu Handwriting Competition ( I-V to be conducted in English/Urdu period)

3rd week June

Revision for Mid-Year Examination

Wednesday 29th June - Tuesday 12th July

*Eid-ul-Fitr (Holidays)

*Thursday 7th July– Friday 8th July

Mid-Year Examination

Wednesday 13th July -Tuesday 26th July

Eid Milan Party ( After Last paper)

Tuesday 26th

Summer Break

Wednesday 27th July – Tuesday 2nd August

Term II (Class I – VIII) Monday 3rd August 2016

School reopens after summer break

Wednesday 3rd

Mental Math Competition (I-V )

Monday 8th

Result Day & Knowledge fair (Science/ S.Studies VI-X quiz, projects & exhibition)

Saturday 13th

Independence Day Celebration (Special Assembly)

Monday 15th

Educational Field Trip (as per security conditions)

5th week

September 2016

English/Urdu Essay writing competition (to be conducted in English/Urdu period)

1st Week

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

Tuesday 6th

Grand Parents Day (class I-V)

2nd week

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

Friday 9th

Cluster wise Debate/ Speech Contest (Urdu/English Grade I-VIII)

3rd Week  

*Eid ul Azha (Holidays)

* Monday 12th - Tuesday 13th  

October 2016

Teachers’ Day (Special Assembly)

Wednesday 5th

Annual Sports Day Rehearsal

Friday 7th

Annual Sports Day

Saturday 8th

* Aashura-e-Muharram( Holidays)

*Monday 10th – Tuesday 11th

Global Hand Washing Day(Special Assembly grade I-III)

Thursday 13th

**Dignity day (Extended Assembly)

**Friday 14th

Change to winter timing / uniform

3rd Week

Parent Teacher Meeting

Saturday 29th

November 2016

Iqbal Day Celebration (III-VIII bait bazi quiz or mushaira)

Wednesday 9th

Cleanliness Day (I-VIII)

Thursday 17th

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

Saturday 19th

Revision for End of Year Examination

Monday 14th – Friday 18th

End of Year Examination

Monday 21st November –Friday 2nd December

December 2016 - February 2017

Winter Vacation

Monday 5th December, 2016 – Friday 3rd March 2017

Result Day / Prize Distribution & Distribution of Winter Packs

Friday 9th

Preparation of Result and Progress Reports

2nd Week

Commencement of New Academic Year                   Monday 6th March, 2017

*Subject to the appearance of the Moon.

** On October 16th, 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.


  • 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.
  • Selected students will participate in National Level Speech / Debate Competition in January 2017.