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All the provinces, all the school terms, all the holidays!

Go to school calendar 2018
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The information contained on this page is obtained directly from the website of the Department of Education. We cannot be held responsible for any inaccuracies or errors, so please consult your school before booking your holiday!

2017 School terms

Term Dates No. of
weeks
No. of
days
No. of
Public Holidays
Actual No. of
school days
1 11 Jan - 31 Mar 12 58 1 + 1 56
2 18 April - 30 Jun 11 54 3 + 1 50
3 24 July - 29 Sep 10 50 2 48
4 9 Oct - 6 Dec 9 43 0 43
Total: 42 205 6+2 197

 

2017 Public and School Holidays

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2017 - Holiday
1 January - New Year's Day
2 January - Public Holiday
20 March - School Holiday
21 March - Human Rights Day
14 April - Good Friday
17 April - Family Day
27 April - Freedom Day
28 April - School Holiday
1 May - Worker's Day
16 June - Youth Day
9 August - National Women's Day
24 September - Heritage Day
25 September - Public Holiday
16 December - Day of Reconciliation
25 December - Christmas Day
26 December - Day of Goodwill