The annual calendar of schools for the academic year 2019/2020 has been approved by the Minister of Education and Higher Education H E Dr Mohammed bin Abdul Wahed Ali Al Hammadi. According to the calendar, school staff starts school on August 20, 2019, while students start on the 25th of the same month. The mid-year break begins on December 22, 2019, and lasts till January 2, 2020, while the second-semester break is from April 5-9 in the same year. The end-of-year break for school staff starts on July 5 and ends on August 20, 2020. Also under the calendar, school staff will start work on August 23, 2020, for the academic year 2021/2020 and student will attend on 25 of the same month.