Term Dates

2017 South African Government School Terms

Western Cape.
Term Duration
1 11 Jan – 31 Mar
2 18 Apr – 30 Jun
3 24 Jul – 29 Sep
4 9 Oct – 6 Dec

Public and School Holidays 2017

1 January: New Year’s Day
20 March: School holiday
21 March: Human Rights Day
14 April: Good Friday
17 April: Family Day
27 April: Freedom Day
28 April: School holiday
1 May: Workers Day
16 June: Youth Day
9 August: National Women’s Day
24 September: Heritage Day
25 September: Heritage Day observed
16 December: Day of Reconciliation
25 December: Christmas Day
26 December: Day of Goodwill

Public and School Holidays 2018

1 January: New Year’s Day
21 March: Human Rights Day
30 March: Good Friday
2 April: Family Day
27 April: Freedom Day
30 April: School holiday
1 May: Workers’ Day
16 June: Youth Day
9 August: National 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