School Calendar for 2018

All 9 provinces have the same school calendar for 2018

TERMDURATIONNUMBER OF WEEKSNUMBER OF DAYSNUMBER OF PUBLIC HOLIDAYSACTUAL NUMBER OF SCHOOL DAYS
1(15) 17 Jan-28 March11(53) 511(52) 50
210 April-22 June11542 + 151
317 July – 28 Sep11542 +151
49 Oct – 12 (14) Dec10(47) 490(47) 49
Total43(206) 2105 + 2(203) 199

Dates and days in ( ) are applicable to Educators

South African Public and School Holidays

1 JanuaryNew Year’s Day
21 MarchHuman Rights Day
30 MarchGood Friday
2 AprilFamily Day
27 AprilFreedom Day
30 AprilSchool Holiday
1 MayWorkers’ Day
16 JuneYouth Day
9 AugustNational Women’s Day
10 AugustSchool Holiday
24 SeptemberHeritage Day
16 DecemberDay of Reconciliation
17 DecemberPublic Holiday
25 DecemberChristmas Day
26 DecemberDay of Goodwill