2023/24 Holidays and Staff Only Days

Scroll down to see the full list of important dates throughout the year. Below this you can also select Primary, Secondary or Whole-school to see the specific calendar views.

Live updates
Other features include an alerts button where you’ll be notified of any date or time changes throughout the year, and an ICAL feed which syncs to your personal online calendar, updating automatically - click on the Instructions button to set this up.

Are you looking for next year's calendar? You can find it here

Printing
There are downloadable, dated  .pdf versions below, however, if you do print a calendar please check back regularly or use the tools mentioned above to stay up-to-date.

ISH Community
Community members can access the more detailed school calendars by signing into the school portals.

Primary

7 July 2023 Last day before Summer holidays (school ends at 12:30)
10 July to 18 August Summer holidays
21 - 23 August 2023 Staff Only days
23 August 2023 First day at school for new students
24 August 2023 First day at school
18 September 2023 Staff Only day
19 September 2023 National holiday: Prinsjesdag - no school for Primary schools in The Hague
12 October 2023 Parent Teacher Consultations
13 October 2023 Staff Only day
16 - 20 October 2023 Autumn School holiday
5 December 2023 Sinterklaas (half day)
21-22 December 2023 Staff Only days
25 December 2023 - 5 January 2024 Winter School holiday
7 February 2023 Student led conferences
19 February - 23 February 2024 Spring School holiday
28 March 2024 Parent Teacher Consultations
29 March 2024 Holiday
1 April 2024 National holiday
22 April - 3 May 2024 May School holiday
9 May 2024 National holiday
10 May 2024 Staff Only day
20 May 2024 National holiday
11-12 July 2024 Staff Only days
15 July -23 August 2024 Summer School holiday

Secondary

7 July 2023 Staff Only day
10 July to 18 August Summer holiday
21 August 2023 Staff Only days
22 August 2023 New Y12 & Y13 Student Induction Programme
23 August 2023 Staff only Day
24 August 2023 Year 7 Induction (Day 1) & ALL Y12 & Y13 Programme
25 August 2023 Year 7 Induction (Day 2) & New Year 8-11 Students & Y12 & Y13 on Team Building Day Trip
28 August 2023 First day of school for returning students Y8 - Y11
19 September 2023 National holiday (half day): Prinsjesdag - only schools in The Hague
16 - 20 October 2023 Autumn School holiday
3 November 2023 Staff Only day
21 December 2023 School holiday: Half day (school finishes at 11:50 am)
22 December 2023 Staff Only day
25 December 2023 - 5 January 2024 Winter School holiday
19 February - 23 February 2024 Spring School holiday
29 March 2024 Holiday
1 April 2024 National holiday
22 April - 3 May 2024 May School holiday
9 May 2024 National holiday
10 May 2024 Staff Only day
20 May 2024 National holiday
11 July 2024 School holiday: Half day (school finishes at 11:50 am)
12 July 2024 Staff Only day
15 July - 23 August 2024

Summer School holiday

2023-2024 Secondary holidays and staff only days

2024-2025 Secondary holidays and staff only days