Winter Zone Academic/Activity Calendar 2016-17 (Grade lX-X)

Term I(Class IX –X)

Events Days/ Date

March 2016

Orientation Day for Parents

1st week

School reopens for Class IX

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 ( Special Assembly & Class Discussions on water conservation)

Thursday 24th

April 2016

Spring Festival

Friday 1st

School reopens for Class X

Monday 4th April

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 (struggling students- One hour after school)

Saturday 30th

May 2016

Labour Day (Special Assembly)

Monday 2nd

Mothers’ Day (Special Assembly)


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

3rd week

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

4th week

Intra-school Debates (Urdu/English)

Saturday 21st

June 2016

Revisions for Mid-Year Examination

Monday 30th May – Friday 3rd June

Mid-Year Examination

Monday 6th – Friday 17th June

Result Day

Saturday 25th June

Term II Monday 20th June 2016

June-July 2016

*Eid-ul-Fitr (holidays)

*7th July– 8th July

Eid Milan Party (attach one period with Break)

Friday 22nd

Summer Break

Wednesday 27th July – Tuesday 2nd August

August 2016

School reopens after summer break

Wednesday 3rd

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

Saturday 13th

Independence Day Celebrations (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

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

Friday 9th

*Eid ul Azha (holidays)

*Monday 12th –Tuesday 13th

Cluster wise Debate Contest (Urdu/English Grade VI – X)

3rd Week

October 2016

Teachers’ Day (Special Assembly)

Wednesday 5th

Annual Sports Day Rehearsal

Friday 7th

Annual Sports Day

Saturday 8th

* Aashura-e-Muharram (Holidays)

*Monday 10- Tuesday11th

Revision Tests for Send Up Examination

Wednesday 12th – Friday 28th October

**Dignity day (Extended Assembly)

**Friday 14th

Change to winter timing / uniform

3rd Week

Parent Teacher Meeting

Saturday 29th

November 2016

Send Up Examination

Monday 31st October – Friday 11th November

Iqbal Day Celebration (bait bazi quiz or mushaira)

Wednesday 9th

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

Saturday 19th

Revision for Mock Examination

Monday 14th – Friday 18th

Mock Examination

Monday 21st November – Friday 2nd December

December 2016 - February 2017

Winter Vacation

Monday 5th December 2016 – Friday 3rd March 2017

Preparation of Result and Progress Reports

1st   Week

Result Day

Friday 9th

Commencement of New Academic Year Class IX           Monday 6th March, 2017

Commencement of New Academic Year Class X                 17thApril, 2017


** Subject to the sighting 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.


  • 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.
  • Commencement of new academic session for classes IX-X may vary according to the examination dated of annual Board Examination.
  • 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.