School Calendar and Public Holidays | Western Cape Education Department

School Calendar and Public Holidays

School Calendar and Public Holidays 2022

1 for Educators
2 for Learners

2023 School Calendar:
Term All Provinces
Opens Closes
First 16 January 1
18 January 2
31 March
Second 12 April 23 June
Third 18 July 29 September
Fourth 10 October 13 December 2
15 December 1

 

2023 Public Holidays:
Date Title
 1 January 2023   New Year’s Day    
 2 January 2023   Public Holiday
 20 March 2023   School Holiday
 21 March 2023   Human Rights Day 
 7 April 2023   Good Friday 
 10 April 2023   Family Day 
 27 April 2023   Freedom Day
 28 April 2023   School Holiday
1 May 2023   Workers' Day 
 16 June 2023   Youth Day 
 9 August 2023   National Women’s Day 
 24 September 2023   Heritage Day 
 25 September 2023   Public Holiday
 16 December 2023   Day of Reconciliation 
 25 December 2023   Christmas Day 
 26 December 2023   Day of Goodwill