School Terms and Holiday Dates

Your Guide to 2018 School Terms and Holiday Dates in South Africa.

  1. Term 1: 17 January – 28 March (11 Weeks / 51 Days)
    1. 21 March – Human Rights Days (Wed)
    2. 30 March – Good Friday (Fri)
    3. 2 April – Family Day (Mon)
  2. Term 2: 10 April – 22 June (11 Weeks / 54 Days)
    1. 27 April – Freedom Day (Fri)
    2. 30 April – School Holiday (Mon)
    3. 1 May – Worker’s Day (Tue)
    4. 16 June – Youth Day (Sat)
  3. Term 3: 17 July – 28 September (11 Weeks / 54 Days)
    1. 9 August – National Women’s Day (Thu)
    2. 10 August – School Holiday (Fri)
    3. 24 September – Heritage Day (Mon)
  4. Term 4: 9 October – 12 December (10 Weeks / 47 Days)
    1. 16 December – Day of Reconciliation (Sun)
    2. 17 December – Public Holiday (Mon)
    3. 25 December – Christmas Day (Tue)
    4. 26 December – Day of Goodwill (Wed)