Term Dates

Academic Year 2017 – 2018

Term 1 (14 weeks) – 63 teaching days 

–> Term 1 Calendar – 2017-18

Monday 04 & Tuesday 05 Sept. 2017 – INSET days

Tuesday 05 New Entrants                Year 7 and 12

Wednesday 06 September 2017      First day of term – All Students

6 weeks first half term

Monday, 16 to Friday, 20 October – half term

Inclusive of Mother’s day, Monday, 16 October

7 weeks second half term

Friday 08 December 2017 – Last day of term 1

4 week break – Christmas Holiday 


Term 2 (12 weeks) – 51 teaching days 

Monday 08 January 2018    – INSET day

Tuesday 09 January 2018   – First day of term

Monday 15 January 2018    – John Chilembwe Day

6 weeks first half term

Monday 19 to Friday 23 February, 2018 – half term

6 weeks second half term

Monday 05 March 2018 – Public holiday for Martyr’s Day

Thursday 29 March 2018 – last day of term 2

Friday 30 March 2018      – Good Friday

 Monday 02 April 2018    – Easter Monday

 2 week break + a day


Term 3 (12 weeks) – 55 teaching days

Monday 16 April 2018 – First Day of term

Tuesday 01 May 2018 – Public holiday – Labour Day

Monday 14 May 2018 – Public holiday – Kamuzu Day

6 weeks first half term

Monday 28 & Tuesday 29 May 2018 – half term break

5½ weeks second half term

Thursday 05 July 2018 – Last day of term 3

Friday, 06 July – Independence Day

8 weeks Summer break


Academic Year 2018 – 2019

Term 1 – Wednesday, 05 September 2018 – First day of term