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Last update on July 30, 2019

Confused about when your children are meant to start school? Wondering when schools break for holidays? Plan your school year with this school calendar for South Africa.

Coastal provinces:


Dates and days in brackets ( ) are applicable to educators

Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Cape, Western Cape

Inland provinces:

Dates and days in brackets ( ) are applicable to educators
Free State, Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West

Public and school holidays