Web Design for Schools
in South Africa

These dates are correct according to the Government Gazette of 2 October 2020, but may be subject to further change.

2021 School terms

 
Term Dates Weeks Days Public
Holidays
School
days
1(25) 27 Jan - 31 Mar1046 (48)145 (47)
213 April - 25 Jun11542 + 151
313 July - 23 Sep1153152
45 Oct - 8 (10) Dec1047 (49)047 (49)
Total:42200 (204)4 + 1195 (199)

 

View 2020 school calendar

2021 Public Holidays

 
2021Holiday
1 JanuaryNew Year's Day
21 MarchHuman Rights Day
22 MarchPublic holiday
02 AprilGood Friday
05 AprilFamily Day
26 AprilSpecial School holiday
27 AprilFreedom Day
1 MayWorkers' Day
16 JuneYouth Day
9 AugustNational Women's Day
24 SeptemberHeritage Day
16 DecemberDay of Reconciliation
25 DecemberChristmas Day
26 DecemberDay of Goodwill

Now available

Try our Excel-based 2021 School Planner that you can download and use to record all your school's events for the year. It is very easy to use. It is pre-populated with the school terms and public holidays. And it's free!

Die jaarbeplanner is ook in Afrikaans beskikbaar.

school planner

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