Web Design for Schools
in South Africa

The information contained on this page is obtained directly from the website of the Department of Education. We cannot be held responsible for any inaccuracies or errors, so please consult your school before booking your holiday!

2021 School terms

 
Term Dates Weeks Days Public
Holidays
School
days
1(11) 13 Jan - 26 Mar1153 (55)152 (54)
213 April - 25 Jun11542 + 151
320 July - 01 Oct1154252
412 Oct - 8 (10) Dec0942 (44)042 (44)
Total:42203 (207)5 + 1197 (201)

 

View 2020 school calendar

2021 Public Holidays

 
2021Holiday
1 JanuaryNew Year's Day
21 MarchHuman Rights Day
22 MarchPublic holiday
02 AprilGood Friday
05 AprilFamily Day
26 AprilSpecial School holiday
27 AprilFreedom Day
1 MayWorkers' Day
16 JuneYouth Day
9 AugustNational Women's Day
24 SeptemberHeritage Day
16 DecemberDay of Reconciliation
25 DecemberChristmas Day
26 DecemberDay of Goodwill

Try our Excel-based 2020 School Planner that you can download and use to record all your school's events for the year. It is very easy to use. It is pre-populated with the school terms and public holidays. And it's free!

Die jaarbeplanner is ook in Afrikaans beskikbaar.

school planner

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