We have three school terms with the academic year starting in the last week of August or first week of September each year and finishing in late June or the first week of July.

The structure of the year can be summarised as follows with exact dates changing each year to accommodate National Holidays, Religious Celebrations and UK Examination dates.

Term Dates 2023-2024

Term Dates 2024-2025

2023-2024 Academic Year


Term 1

From September 3rd September 2023 to Thursday 21st December 2023

  • ​First Day of Term 1 for All Year Groups: 3rd September
  • Last Day of Term 1: 21st December (12:00pm finish)

School Closed 

  • 27th September: Prophet Mohammad's Birthday*
  • 22nd - 26th October: Midterm Break

Term 2

From Sunday 7th January 2024 to Thursday 28th March 2024

  • First Day of Term 2: 7th January
  • Last Day of the First Half of Term 2: 8th February (Normal finish, 2:35pm)
  • First Day of the Second Half of Term 2: 18th February
  • Ramadan: 10th March - 9th April (school timing 8:30am-2:35pm)*
  • Last Day of Term 2: 28th March (12:00pm finish)
  • Easter Holiday: 29th & 31st March
  • Eid al-Fitr*: 10th-13th April


School Closed 

  • New Year's Day: 1st January
  • Mid-Term Break: 11th-15th February

Term 3

From Sunday 14th April 2024 to Thursday 4th July 2024

  • First Day of Term 3: 14th April 
  • Palm Sunday: 28th April 
  • Orthodox Easter: 5th & 6th May
  • ICS Food Fair: 12th May
  • Eid al-Adha: 16th - 19th June
  • Last day of Term 3: 4th July

School Closed 

  • Labour Day*: 1st May
  • Independence Day*: 25th May
  • Islamic New Year: 7th July

*Islamic & other Public Holidays dates are approximate and may change according to the Lunar Calendar or Government announcement

The school year consists of 180 planned teaching days, plus some opportunities for school trips and visits during some holiday time. We also run a summer camp (separate fees applicable) during July for those students staying in Amman for some of the summer break. This summer camp is usually open for students aged 4-12.