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(*) Schools will be closed from Wednesday, 18 March, and will remain closed until after the Easter Weekend.
To compensate, the mid-year school holidays will be shortened by a week. (https://www.gov.za/speeches/statement-president-cyril-ramaphosa-measures-combat-covid-19-epidemic-15-mar-2020-0000) The new dates have not yet been made known.
|Actual No. of
|1||15 Jan - 17 Mar (*)||10||48||0||48|
|2||31 Mar - 12 Jun||11||54||4||50|
|3||7 Jul - 18 Sep||11||54||1||53|
|4||29 Sep - 2 Dec||10||47||0||47|
|1 January||-||New Year's Day|
|21 March||-||Human Rights Day|
|10 April||-||Good Friday|
|13 April||-||Family Day|
|27 April||-||Freedom Day|
|1 May||-||Workers' Day|
|16 June||-||Youth Day|
|9 August||-||National Women's Day|
|10 August||-||Public Holiday|
|24 September||-||Heritage Day|
|16 December||-||Day of Reconciliation|
|25 December||-||Christmas Day|
|26 December||-||Day of Goodwill|