Academic Calendar 2019

Term From To No of Days
Term I Monday 4th February, 2019 Friday 3rd May, 2019 89 days
Term II Monday 27th May, 2019 Friday 23rd August, 2019 89 days
Term III Monday 16th September, 2019 Friday 29th  November, 2019 75 days
TOTAL 253 days



Term From To No of Days
1st Term Holidays Saturday 4th May, 2019 Sunday 26th May, 2019 23 days
2nd Term Holidays Saturday 24th August, 2019 Sunday 15th September, 2019 23 days
3rd Term Holidays Saturday 30th November, 2019 Sunday 2nd February ,2020 65 days
TOTAL 104 days


1. End of Term Ill/Year l, VBTEB Examinations’ calendar shall be/allowed.

2. Selections/or S.I scheduled for 24 and 25th January2019

3. Selection/or S.5 Scheduled/or 14th and 15th February 2019

4. Term ‘for S. J, year / for Technical/Farm Schools and Community Polytechnics will start on Monday 18th February 2019

5. Classes must start at 8:00 am and end not later than 5:00pm every day. Districts/CitInspectors of Schools are requested to ensure that s<strongls comply.

6. Wastag loss of teaching and learning time at the beginning and end of term must be stopped. Lessons should start promptly, and terms should not be cut short without clearance from my office.

7. All schools, especially boarding schools, should designate only ONE DAY a term as a visiting day.

8. All Headteachers of Boarding Secondary Schools especially those in Kampala, Wakiso and Mukono districts should ensure that they stagger the starting dates a week earlier than the official opening dates and stagger the days for end of term. This is aimed at eliminating the inconveniences caused every beginning and end of term to parents and schools.

9. All open days and other functions for schools and institutions shall be set by individual schools during second term.

10. Parents and other stakeholders should be sensitized on the School Calendar.