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School does NOT close during normal school holidays apart from the December vacation and public holidays.

Term Duration Number of weeks Number of days Number of public holidays Actual number of school days
1 (9) 11 Jan – 23 Mar 11 (55) 53 1 (54) 52
2 10 Apr – 22 Jun 11 54 2 + 1 51
3 16 Jul – 28 Sept 11 55 2 + 1 52
4 8 Oct – 7 (11) Dec 9 (47) 45 0 (47) 45
Total 42 (211) 207 7 (5 + 2) (204) 200

 

Public and school holidays

1 January New Year’s Day
2 January Public holiday
21 March Human Rights Day
6 April Good Friday
9 April Family Day
27 April Freedom Day
30 April School holiday
1 May Workers Day
16 June Youth Day
9 August Women’s Day
10 August School holiday
24 September Heritage Day
16 December Day of Reconciliation
17 December Public holiday
25 December Christmas Day
26 December Day of Goodwill