School Calendar and Public Holidays | Western Cape Education Department

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 9 July
Third 26 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 
 27 December 2021   Day of Goodwill