Prince of Wales Island International School, Penang, Malaysia

Term Dates

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Term Dates 2018-2019



TERM DATES 2018-2019



Term 1


Monday 3rd September, 2018 to Friday 14th December 2018: term ends at 3.30 pm

(Boarders arrive on Sunday 2nd September)

New teacher induction Monday 27th August to Tuesday 28th August.

Teacher training Wednesday 29th August to Thursday 30th August.


Half Term

Saturday October 20th to Sunday 29th October (School Closed)**


Open day

Saturday 6th October


Public Holidays

Monday 10th September (Agong’s Birthday Replacement)

Tuesday 11th September (Awal Muharam)

Monday 17th September (Malaysia Day Replacement)

Tuesday 6th November (Deepavali)

Tuesday 20th December (Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday)


*subject to change



Term 2


Monday 7th January, 2019 to Friday 5th April, 2019: term ends at 3.30 pm

(Boarders return on Sunday 6th January)**


Half Term (including Chinese New Year)

Saturday 2nd February to Sunday 10th February (School Closed)**


Public Holidays

Monday 21st January (Thaipusam)



Term 3


Monday 22nd April, 2019 to Friday 12th July, 2019: term ends at 3.30 pm

(Boarders return on Sunday 21st April)**


Half Term (including Wesak Day)

Saturday 18th May to Wednesday 23rd May (School Closed)**


Open Day

Saturday 1st June


Public Holidays

Wednesday 1st May (Labour Day)

Wednesday 5th June to Thursday 6th June (Hari Raya Puasa)

Monday 8th July (Replacement for Georgetown Day)


*subject to change


School ends at 4.15 pm except on all Fridays and the immediate day before a public holiday or school holiday, when it ends at 3.30pm.

During external exam seasons, exam candidates may need to attend school during school holiday periods to take public examinations.

** Boarders leave school before 12pm the day after school closes.

** Boarders return school after 12pm the day before school opens.


19th September 2018

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