Term Dates


 Term Dates 2019 – 2020

Autumn Term 

Term 1

Close for Mid Term Break

Return to school on 4th September 2019

25th October 2019 (2pm close)

Second half Term 1

Close for Christmas Holidays 

Return to School 4th November 2019

18th December 2019 (2pm close)

 Closures 1st October – Cyprus Independence Day

Spring Term 2

First half
Return to School on 8th January 2020
Close for Mid Term Break 28th February 2020 (2pm close)
Second half

Close for Easter Holidays

Return to School 9th March 2020

10th April 2020 (2pm close)

 Closures 25 March – Greek Independence Day

1st April – National Day

Summer Term 3

Return to School
Return to school on 27th  April 2020
Close for Summer Holidays  24th June 2020  (2pm close)
 Closures 1st May – Labour Day
8th June – Orthodox Whit Monday
 Summer School 29th June – 30th July 2020

Cyprus Calendar 2019 – 2020

01 Oct – Tuesday Cyprus Independence Day National holiday
27 Oct – Sunday Daylight Saving Time ends – Clock change/Daylight Saving Time
28 Oct – Monday Ochi Day National holiday
24 Dec – Tuesday Christmas Eve Observance
25 Dec – Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday
26 Dec – Thursday Boxing Day National holiday
31 Dec – Tuesday New Year’s Eve Observance
01 Jan – Wednesday New Year’s Day
06 Jan – Monday Epiphany
02 Mar – Monday Green Monday
25 Mar – Wednesday Greek Independence Day
29 Mar – Sunday Daylight Saving Time starts – Clock change/Daylight Saving Time
01 Apr – Wednesday Cyprus National Day
17 Apr – Friday Orthodox Good Friday
18 Apr – Saturday Orthodox Holy Saturday
19 Apr – Sunday Orhodox Easter Sunday
20 Apr – Monday Orthodox Easter Monday
01 May – Friday Labour Day
08 Jun – Monday Orthodox Whit Monday
15 Aug – Saturday Assumption of the Virgin Mary

Please note that TLC Private School Term Dates observe the Greek Orthodox Church’s calendar and in accordance with Ministry of Education expectations, will close on these and public holidays.

There will be some non-religious days when the Cyprus public schools are closed but TLC Private School remains open.

The above dates are accurate at the time of publication but the school reserves the right to amend them in the light of changing circumstances. Students must be in attendance at school from the first day.

Absence: Attendance is a legal requirement of all students until the legal age at which they may leave school. Attendance registers are kept in accordance with the law and actual attendance reported to parents.

Attendance is also noted on school leaving certificates. All absences must be explained by letter or email. It is important that the school is able to demonstrate its commitment to the principles and legalities of regular attendance.

Examination Students: For examination year students, additional lessons may be provided and the days of attendance will be arranged to meet the examination schedule which follows dates published across the international community of schools and is not specific to TLC Private School.

Staff are called in for training purposes (Professional Development Days) as follows:

3rd & 4th September 2019
7th  January 2020
24th April 2020
25th & 26th June 2020

 Term Dates 2018 – 2019

Autumn Term 

Term 1

Close for Mid Term Break

Return to school on 5th September 2018

26th October 2018 (2pm close)

Second half Term 1

Close for Christmas Holidays 

Return to School 5th November  2018

19th December 2018 (2pm close)   

 Closures 1 October – Cyprus Independence Day

Spring Term

First half
Return to School on 8th January 2019
Close for Mid Term Break 22nd February 2019 (2pm close)
Second half

Close for Easter Holidays

Return to School 4th March 2019

19th April 2019 (2pm close)

 Closures 11 March – Green Monday

25 March – Greek Independence Day

Spring Term

Return to School
Return to school on 6th May 2019
Close for Summer Holidays  20th June 2019  (2pm close)
 Closures 1 April – Cyprus National Holiday

17 June – Orthodox Pentecost Monday

 Summer School  24th June – 29th July 2019

Cyprus Calendar 2018 – 2019
1 October – Cyprus Independence Day
28 October – Ochi Day
24 December – Christmas Eve
25 December – Christmas Day
26 December – Boxing Day
31 December – New Year’s Eve
1 January – New Year’s Day
6 January – Epiphany
11 March – Green Monday
25 March Greek Independence Day
1 April Cyprus National Holiday
26 April Good Friday (Orthodox)
27 April Holy Saturday (Orthodox)
28 April Easter Sunday (Orthodox)
29 April Easter Monday (Orthodox)
30 April Orthodox Easter Tuesday (banks only)
1 May Labour Day/May Day
17 June Orthodox Pentecost Monday
15 August Assumption of the Virgin Mary

Please note that TLC Private School Term Dates observe the Greek Orthodox Church’s calendar and in accordance with Ministry of Education expectations, will close on these and public holidays.

There will be some non-religious days when the Cyprus public schools are closed but TLC Private School remains open.

The above dates are accurate at the time of publication but the school reserves the right to amend them in the light of changing circumstances. Students must be in attendance at school from the first day.

Absence: Attendance is a legal requirement of all students until the legal age at which they may leave school. Attendance registers are kept in accordance with the law and actual attendance reported to parents.

Attendance is also noted on school leaving certificates. All absences must be explained by letter or email. It is important that the school is able to demonstrate its commitment to the principles and legalities of regular attendance.

Examination Students: For examination year students, additional lessons may be provided and the days of attendance will be arranged to meet the examination schedule which follows dates published across the international community of schools and is not specific to TLC Private School.

Staff are called in for training purposes (Professional Development Days) as follows:

3rd & 4th September 2018
7th  January 2019
21st June 2019
3rd May 2019