South Region Academic/Activity Calendar 2016-2017 Grade IX-X

Term I

Events Days/ Date

March 2016

Orientation Day for Parents

4th week of March

April 2016

School starts for Class IX


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

Thursday 7th

Welcome Party(Attach one period with break)

Friday 8th

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

Friday 22nd

Spring Festival (Funfair-Whole school)

3rd week

Reading week(Whole school)

4th week

School starts for Class X

Monday 25th

May 2016

Labour Day (Special Assembly)

Monday 2nd

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


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 VI-X)

Saturday 21st

Parent Teacher Meeting

Saturday 28th

June – August 2016

Summer Vacation

Wednesday 1st June - Friday 29th July

School reopens after summer vacation

Monday 1stAugust

Independence Day Celebrations(Special Assembly)

2nd week of August

September 2016

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

1st week

Parent Teacher Meeting (struggling students- one hour after school)

Saturday 3rd

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

Monday 5th

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

Friday 9th

*Eid ul Azha (Holidays)

*Monday 12th –Tuesday 13th

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

3rd week

Revision for Mid-Year Examination

Monday 26th – Friday 30th

October 2016

Mid-Year Examination


*Aashura-e-Muharram   (Holidays)

*Monday 10- Tuesday11th

Term II Monday 17th October

**Global Dignity Day (Extended Assembly & Celebrations)

**Friday 21st

Teachers’ Day (Special Assembly)

3rd week

Result Day (Whole school)

Friday 28th

November 2016

Iqbal Day Celebration (After Break-Baait bazi, Mushaira, quiz)

Wednesday 9th

Change to winter timing/uniform


Universal Children’s Day (Special Assembly)

Friday 18th

Regional Level Debates (Urdu/English VI-X)

Saturday 19th

Educational Field Trips (As per security conditions)

4th week

December 2016

Annual Sports Day Rehearsal (whole school)

Friday 2nd

Annual Sports Day (whole school)

Saturday 3rd

Shah Abdul Latif Day (Assembly presentations)

Thursday 8th

*Eid Milad-un-Nabi PBUH (Holiday)         

*Friday 9th

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

2nd week

International Human Rights Day (Special Assembly)

Monday 12th

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

Wednesday 21st

Winter Break

Thursday 22nd – Friday 30th

January 2017

School reopens after Winter break

Monday 2nd

National Level Debate (Urdu/English VI-X)

Saturday 14th

Revision for Send Up Examination

Monday 16th – Friday 27th

Send Up Examination

Monday 30th January – Wednesday 8th February

Knowledge fair (Science/S.Studies, quiz, projects & exhibition -whole school )

Saturday 28th

February 2017

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

Wednesday 1st

Kashmir day (Special Assembly)

Friday 3rd

Parent Teacher meeting & Send Up results Day (After School)

Thursday 16th

Revision Tests

Thursday 9th Tuesday 28th

March 2017

Revision for Mock Examination

Wednesday 1st – Tuesday 7th

Mock Examination

Wednesday 8th – Friday 17th March

Preparation of result and Progress Report

3rd week

Result Day/Prize Distribution

Friday 24th

Commencement of New Academic Year Class IX Monday 3rd April 2017

Commencement of New Academic Year   Class X Monday 1st May, 2017

* Subject to sighting of moon

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


  • 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.