SOUTH AFRICAN GOVERNMENT / STATE AND PRIVATE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL TERMS 2021 - 2022

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South African Government Schools Terms / Holidays Calendars for 2021 - 2022

South African Public Holidays
Southern African Public Holidays

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2021 South African Government / State School Terms
Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape and  Western Cape. All nine provinces have the same school calendar for 2021

Term Duration No. of Weeks No. of Days No. of Pub. Hols Actual School Days
1 (25) 27 Jan - 31 Mar 10 46 (48) 1 45 (47)
2 13 Apr – 25 Jun 11 54 2+1 51
3 13 Jul – 23 Sept 11 53 1 52
4 5 Oct – 08 (10) Dec 10 47 (49) 0 47 (49)
Total   42 200 (204) 4+1 195 (199)

Dates and days in brackets ( ) are applicable to educators

Public Holidays 2021

1 January: New Year’s Day
21 March: Human Rights Day
22 March: Public Holiday
02 April: Good Friday
05 April: Family Day
27 April: Freedom Day
26 April: School Holiday
1 May: Workers’ Day
16 June: Youth Day
9 August: National Women’s Day
24 September: Heritage Day
16 December: Day of Reconciliation
25 December: Christmas Day
26 December: Day of Goodwill
27 December: Public holiday

Click here to view the official Government site for school holidays / terms in 2021 - 2022


2022 South African Government School Terms

2022 South African Government / State School Terms
Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape and  Western Cape. All nine provinces have the same school calendar for 2022

Term Duration No. of Weeks No. of Days No. of Pub. Hols Actual School Days
1 (17) 19 Jan - 25 Mar 10 48 (50) 1 47 (49)
2 5 Apr – 24 Jun 12 59 5+1 53
3 19 Jul – 30 Sept 11 54 1+1 52
4 11 Oct – 14 (15) Dec 10 47 (48) 0 47 (48)
Total   43 208 (211) 7+2 199 (202)

Dates and days in brackets ( ) are applicable to educators

Public Holidays 2022

1 January: New Year’s Day
21 March: Human Rights Day
15 April: Good Friday
18 April: Family Day
27 April: Freedom Day
1 May: Workers’ Day
2 May: Public holiday (Workers’ Day observed)
16 June: Youth Day
17 June: School Holiday
8 August: School Holiday
9 August: National Women’s Day
24 September: Heritage Day
16 December: Day of Reconciliation
25 December: Christmas Day
26 December: Day of Goodwill
27 December: Public holiday

Click here to view the official Government site for school holidays / terms in 2021 - 2022

 

Private / Independent School Terms 2021

4 TERM CALENDAR 2021

Term 1 (52 days)

Start Wednesday 15 January
Close Friday 20 March

Term 3 (53 days)
Start Tuesday 07 July
Close Friday 18 September
Public Hiolidays Sunday 9 August (Women’s Day)
Monday 10 August (Public Hol)

Term 2 (42 days)

Start Tuesday 14 April
Close Friday 12 June
Public Holidays

Monday 27 April (Freedom Day)

Friday 1 (Worker's Day)


Term 3 (53 days)
Start Tuesday 07 July
Close Friday 18 September
Public Hiolidays Sunday 9 August (Women’s Day)
Monday 10 August (Public Hol)

Term 4 (42 days)

Start Tuesday 06 October
Close Wednesday 02 December

Total 185 days and 10 Saturdays

Sourced from http://www.isasa.org/isasa-term-dates/

3 TERM CALENDAR 2021

Term 1 (60 days)

Start Wednesday 15 January
Close Thursday 09 April
Half Term CLOSE Thursday 27 February (12h00)
RETURN Tuesday 03 March
Public Holidays Saturday 21 March (Human Rights Day)

Term 2 (58 days)

Start Tuesday 05 May
Close Friday 31 July
Half Term CLOSE Friday 26 June (normal time)
RETURN Monday 06 July
Public Holidays

Tuesday 16 June (Youth Day)


Term 3 (65 days)
Start Tuesday 01 September
Close Friday 04 December
Half Term CLOSE Thursday 15 October (12h00)
RETURN Tuesday 20 October
Public Holidays Thursday 24 September (Heritage Day)

Total 183 days and 12 Saturdays

Sourced from http://www.isasa.org/isasa-term-dates/

 

Private / Independent School Terms 2021

4 TERM CALENDAR 2021

Term 1 (52 days)

Start Wednesday 13 January
Close Friday 26 March
Public HolidayS Sunday 21 March (Human Rights Day)
Monday 22 March (Public Holiday)

Term 2 (50 days)

Start Wednesday 14 April
Close Friday 25 June
Public Holidays

Tuesday 27 April (Freedom Day)

Saturday 1 May (Workers’ Day)

Wednesday 16 June (Youth Day)


Term 3 (47 days)
Start Tuesday 20 July
Close Thursday 23 September
Public Hiolidays Monday 9 August (Women's Day)

Term 4 (42 days)

Start Tuesday 12 October
Close Wednesday 1 December

Total 186 days and 9 Saturdays

Sourced from http://www.isasa.org/isasa-term-dates/

3 TERM CALENDAR 2021

Term 1 (61 days)

Start Wednesday 13 January
Close Wednesday 14 April
Half Term CLOSE Thursday 25 February (12h00)
RETURN Tuesday 02 March
Public Holidays Sunday 21 March (Human Rights Day)
Monday 22 March (Public Holiday)
Friday 2 April (Good Friday)
Monday 5 April (Family Day)

Term 2 (63 days)

Start Wednesday 05 May
Close Friday 06 August
Half Term CLOSE Friday 11 June (normal time)
RETURN Monday 21 June

Term 3 (61 days)
Start Tuesday 07 September
Close Friday 03 December
Half Term CLOSE Thursday 21 October (12h00)
RETURN Tuesday 26 October
Public Holidays Friday 24 September (Heritage Day)

Total 185 days and 10 Saturdays

Sourced from http://www.isasa.org/isasa-term-dates/

ALTERNATIVE 3 TERM CALENDAR 2021

Term 1 (53 days)

Start Wednesday 13 January
Close Wednesday 31 March
Half Term CLOSE Thursday 25 February (12h00)
RETURN Tuesday 02 March
Public Holidays Sunday 21 March (Human Rights Day)
Monday 22 March (Public Holiday)

Term 2 (68 days)

Start Wednesday 28 April
Close Friday 06 August
Half Term CLOSE Friday 11 June (normal time)
RETURN Monday 21 June

Term 3 (62 days)
Start Tuesday 07 September
Close Friday 03 December
Half Term CLOSE Thursday 21 October (12h00)
RETURN Tuesday 26 October
Public Holidays Friday 24 September (Heritage Day)

Total 183 days and 12 Saturdays

Sourced from http://www.isasa.org/isasa-term-dates/


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