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School life

At Oryx International School, we aim to make every day a valuable learning experience - not just by delivering an excellent education to students, but also by encouraging them to participate fully in the life of the school.

Find out what our parents say here.

2019 Parent Guide
OIS is very inclusive, it is a community where the faculty, students and parents interact and respect each other."
- OIS Parent

Term times

  • 2019 - 2020
Term Dates
Term 1
Induction day for new students Thursday, 22 August
Term 1 commences - all students Sunday, 25 August
Midterm break Sunday, 27 October to Thursday, 31 October
End of Term 1 Thursday, 12 December
Term 2
Term 2 commences Sunday, 5 January
Midterm break Sunday, 9 February to Thursday, 13 February
End of Term 2 Thursday, 26 March
Term 3
Term 3 commences Sunday, 12 April
Ramadan Thursday, April 23 to Saturday, May 23* *Dates to be confirmed
Midterm break / Eid Sunday, 24 May to Thursday, 28 May
End of Term 3 Thursday, 25 June* *Note - Students sitting International GCSE exams may be required to stay longer depending on the exam timetable from Edexcel/Pearson Examination Board. These exams are set by the Exams boards in the UK and cannot be changed. We should receive these dates in September.