St Jude's Calendar

Our academic calendar, important dates and upcoming events

Academic Calendar
Upcoming Events
Academic Calendar

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Every year we welcome around 1,100 visitors to St Jude’s in Arusha, Tanzania.

As a visitor, you’ll see firsthand how the support of people from all over the world has built a school that is making a real difference. Our Visitor team can arrange a personalised and unforgettable itinerary, including accommodation. You’ll be welcomed to our three, highly resourced campuses, where we are changing the lives of 1,800 students, 300 staff and their families.
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Term Dates 2023
09 January – 30 March
Term One (Primary and O Level), Term Two (A Level)
31 March - 10 April
Midterm and Easter Break
11 April - 30 May
Term One (Primary and O Level), Term Two (A Level)
31 May - 02 July
Term Break
03 July - 01 September
Term Two (Primary and O Level), Term One (A Level)
02 September - 17 September
Midterm Break
18 September – 08 December
Term Two (Primary and O Level), Term One (A Level)
09 December - 07 January
Term Break and Christmas Shutdown
Important Dates 2023
1 January
New Years Day
12 January
Zanzibar Revolution Day
14 January
Parents Expectations Day - Sisia Campus
21 January
Parents Expectation Day - Smith Campus
20 February - 06 March
Medical Checks
18 March
Form 5 Scholarship Application Day
07 April
Karume Day
07 April
Good Friday
09 April
10 April
Easter Monday
22 April
Eid el Fitri(Depending on sighting of the moon)
23 April
Eid el Fitri Holiday
26 April
Union Day
01 May
Workers Day
20 May
Form 6 Graduation
29 June
Eid El-Adha (depends on the sighting of moon)
07 July
Saba Saba
29 July
Scholarship Application Day - Std 1&2(Tentative)
8 August
Nane Nane
27 September
Maulid Day(Tentative Date)
30 September
BSJ Tertiary Graduations and Alumni Reunion
07 October
Form 4 Celebration and Awards Day - Girls'
14 October
Nyerere Day
21 October
Form 4 Celebration and Awards Day - Boys'
27 October
St Jude's Day Celebration
11 November
Scholarship Application Day - Form 1 (Tentative)
24 November
Std 7 Celebration and Awards Day
09 December
Independence Day
15 December
Final day of work for Employees
25 December
Upcoming Events
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