School Calendar and Public Holidays

1 for Educators
2 for Learners

2019 School Calendar:
Term All Provinces
Opens Closes
First 7 January 1
9 January 2
15 March
Second 2 April 14 June
Third 9 July 20 September
Fourth 1 October 4 December 2
6 December 1

 

2019 Public Holidays:
Date Title
 1 January 2019        New Year’s Day    
 21 March 2019    Human Rights Day 
 19 April 2019    Good Friday 
 22 April 2019    Family Day 
 27 April 2019    Freedom Day 
 1 May 2019    Workers' Day 
 16 June 2019    Youth Day 
 17 June 2019    Public holiday 
 9 August 2019    National Women’s Day 
 24 September 2019    Heritage Day 
 16 December 2019    Day of Reconciliation 
 25 December 2019    Christmas Day 

 

2020 School Calendar:
Term All Provinces
Opens Closes
First 13 January 1
15 January 2
20 March
Second 31 March 12 June
Third 7 July 18 September
Fourth 29 September 2 December 2
4 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