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Approved by Education Council

Term 1
Aug. 18 New support staff report for induction and training Principals, deputy principals and support staff return for duty
18-19 Orientation for new staff
22 ALL TEACHERS RETURN for Duty – First Staff Planning Day
23, 24, 25 Professional Development Days
26 New Student Orientation/Staff Planning Day
29 All schools re-open (with the exception of CIFEC)
29 Release of Exam results/Initial Consulting – Year 12 Students
30 Release of Exam results/Initial Consulting – Year 11 Students
Sept. 1 Class Induction for All Year 12 students
Oct. Pupil Attitudes towards Self and School (PASS) Reception-Year 12 CAT4 – Years 4, 6 & 9
20-21 Professional Development Day
24-28 Half-term Holiday (Students & Teachers)
Nov. 2 Spelling Bee Preliminary (Secondary)
3 Spelling Bee Preliminary (Primary)
14 Remembrance Day – Public Holiday
Dec. 6 Spelling Bee Finals (Primary)
7 Spelling Bee Finals (Secondary)
16 Schools Close for Christmas Break 1pm
1st Term - 29 August 2016 – 16 December, 2016
72 Teaching Days - 7 Staff Planning/ Professional Development Days
Term 2
Jan. 2 New Year’s Day – Public Holiday
3 Schools Re-open
23 National Heroes Day – Public Holiday
25 NCFA Submissions
Feb. 13-17 NCFA
27 & 28 Half-Term Break (Teachers & Students)
Mar. 1 Ash Wednesday – Public Holiday
2-3 Half-Term Break (Students only)
2-3 Professional Development Day/National Education Conference (3rd)
14-16 Inter-Secondary Sports
23-24 Inter-Primary Sports
27* NCFA Art & Craft Exhibition Official Opening
27-31 NCFA
Apr. 1-8 NCFA
13 Schools Close for Easter Break 1pm
14 Good Friday – Public Holiday
17 Easter Monday – Public Holiday
2nd Term - 3 January 2017 – 13 April, 2017
67 Teaching Days - 2 Staff Planning/Professional Development Days
Term 3
Apr. 24 Schools Re-open
26-29 NCFA
May 3-4 NCFA Final Concerts GC
15 Discovery Day – Public Holiday
23 Schools closed – Preparation of Polling Stations
24 General Election – Public Holiday
Jun. 6-8 Key Stage 2 Examinations
19 Queen’s Birthday – Public Holiday
TBC Key Stage 2 Examinations
30 Schools Close for Students & Teachers 1pm
Jul. 3 Constitution Day
4-6 Contingency Storm/Emergency days (Notification in January 2017)
3rd Term - 24 April 2017 – 30 June, 2017
46 Teaching Days - 3 Contingency Storm/Emergency Days
Total number of Teaching Days = 185; Total number of Staff Planning/Professional Development Days = 9