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School Calendar and Public Holidays

School Calendar and Public Holidays 2021

1 for Educators
2 for Learners

2021 School Calendar:
Term All Provinces
Opens Closes
First 1 February 1
15 February 2
23 April
Second 3 May 30 June 2
2 July 1
Third 19 July 1 October
Fourth 11 October 15 December 2
15 December 1

 

2021 Public Holidays:
Date Title
 1 January 2021   New Year’s Day    
 21 March 2021   Human Rights Day 
 22 March 2021   Public Holiday 
 2 April 2021   Good Friday 
 5 April 2021   Family Day 
 27 April 2021   Freedom Day 
 1 May 2021   Workers' Day 
 16 June 2021   Youth Day 
 9 August 2021   National Women’s Day 
 24 September 2021   Heritage Day 
 16 December 2021   Day of Reconciliation 
 25 December 2021   Christmas Day 
 26 December 2021   Day of Goodwill
2022 School Calendar:
Term All Provinces
Opens Closes
First 17 January 1
19 January 2
25 March
Second 5 April 24 June
Third 19 July 30 September
Fourth 11 October 14 December 2
15 December 1

 

2022 Public Holidays:
Date Title
 1 January 2022   New Year’s Day    
 21 March 2022   Human Rights Day 
 15 April 2022   Good Friday 
 18 April 2022   Family Day 
 27 April 2022   Freedom Day
1 May 2022   Workers' Day 
 2 May 2022   Public Holiday
 16 June 2022   Youth Day 
 17 June 2022   School Holiday 
 8 August 2022   School Holiday 
 9 August 2022   National Women’s Day 
 24 September 2022   Heritage Day 
 16 December 2022   Day of Reconciliation 
 25 December 2022   Christmas Day 
 26 December 2022   Day of Goodwill