School Calendar and Public Holidays | Western Cape Education Department

School Calendar and Public Holidays

School Calendar and Public Holidays 2020 | 2021

1 for Educators
2 for Learners

2020 School Calendar:
Term All Provinces
Opens Closes
First 13 January 1
15 January 2
18 March
Second 1 June 1
8 June 2
7 August
Third 24 August 23 October
Fourth 2 November 15 December 2
15 December 1

 

2020 Public Holidays:
Date Title
 1 January 2020        New Year’s Day    
 21 March 2020    Human Rights Day 
 10 April 2020    Good Friday 
 13 April 2020    Family Day 
 27 April 2020    Freedom Day 
 1 May 2020    Workers' Day 
 16 June 2020    Youth Day 
 9 August 2020    National Women’s Day 
 10 August 2020    Public holiday 
 24 September 2020    Heritage Day 
 16 December 2020    Day of Reconciliation 
 25 December 2020    Christmas Day 
 26 December 2020    Day of Goodwill 
2021 School Calendar:
Term All Provinces
Opens Closes
First 25 January 1
27 January 2
31 March
Second 13 April 25 June
Third 13 July 23 September
Fourth 5 October 8 December 2
10 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 
 26 April 2021   School holiday 
 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