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"I am patriot of my country" unified lesson to be held throughout Kazakhstan on September 1

02 August 2016, 16:39

On September 1, 2016 celebratory assembly will be traditionally held in all schools. This year it will be dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Kazakhstan's Independence and the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Across the country,  single lesson of the knowledge "I am patriot of my country"  will take place under the Patriot Action "Immoral country". 

The duration of school year, according to the agency, for pre-school classes will last 32 weeks, 1-graders - 33 academic weeks, for  2-11's (12's) graders - 34 academic weeks.

The Ministry has also set the date and duration of school holidays. Autumn holidays for schoolchildren will last 7 days (from 31 October to 6 November 2016 inclusive), winter holidays  - 10 days (from 30 December 2016 to 8 January 2017),  spring  holidays - 13 days (from 21 March to 2 April 2017 ).

Spring Break in pre-school classes will last 15 days (from 21 March to 4 April 2017). In addition, pre-school classes, students and first graders will rest 7 days - from 1-7 February 2017.

Duration of summer holidays will be determined by the order of the Ministry by the end of 2016/2017 school year.

From this year, all first-graders of the country will be trained in accordance with the updated program with the five-day school week. The rest of the classes will move to five-day week, gradually until 2019.