It is yet a month or so before the classes start but the Department of Education (DepEd) has just released the school calendar for the school year 2015-2016. It indicates major school events and activities to be observed by all school in the Philippines.
- S.Y consists of 201 school days including 5-day semestral break.
- Classes will start on June 1, 2015 (Monday) until April 1, 2016 (Friday).
- Christmas break will start on December 19, 2015 (Saturday) until January 3, 2016 (Sunday)
The schools may observe local and national celebration, holidays, and advocacy activities provided that there shall be no compromise on the total number of school days. If there are such, make-up classes shall be conducted.
Read the complete details of the school calendar for S.Y. 2015-2016 here: