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 2024
08 January – 28 March
Term 1 (Primary and O Level) and Term 2 for A Level
29 March - 14 April
Midterm and Easter Break
11 April - 30 May
Term 1 (Primary and O Level) and Term 2 for A Level
01 June - 30 June
Term Break
01 July - 06 September
Term 2 (Primary and O Level) and Term 1 for A Level
07 September - 22 September
Midterm Break
23 September – 06 December
Term 2 (Primary and O Level) and Term 1 for A Level
07 December - 05 January, 2025
Term Break and Christmas Shutdown
Important Dates 2024
1 January
New Years Day
12 January
Zanzibar Revolution Day
13 January
Parent Agreement / Reports Primary / Girls
20 January
Parent Agreement /Reports Smith
03 February
Health Testing for New Students
19 February - 01 March
Medical Checks
16 March
Form 5 Scholarship Application Day
29 March
Good Friday
31 March
01 April
Easter Monday
07 April
Karume Day
10 April
Eid El Fitri - (Tentative Date)
11 April
Eid el Fitri Holiday
26 April
Union Day
01 May
Workers Day
25 May
Form 6 Graduation
17 June
Eid El-Adha (depends on the sighting of moon)
07 July
Saba Saba
27 July
Scholarship Application Day - Std 1&2(Tentative)
8 August
Nane Nane
16 September
Maulid Day(Tentative Date)
28 September
BSJ Tertiary Graduations and Alumni Reunion
14 October
Nyerere Day
12 October
Combined Form 4 Celebration and Awards Day - Boys' & Girls'
25 October
St Jude's Day Celebration
16 November
Scholarship Application Day - Form 1 (Tentative)
22 November
Std 7 Celebration and Awards Day
09 December
Independence Day
13 December
Final day of work for Employees
25 December
Upcoming Events
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