Terms and School Holidays in South Africa

There are no universal term dates or calendars that apply to all independent schools in South Africa. Many independent schools (especially four-term schools) follow the state calendar below, while others follow an association calendar. Some independent schools follow their own specific calendars.

 Public Schools Calendar 2016

All 9 Provinces have the same School Calendar in 2016.

Term Opens Closes
First 13 January 18 March
Second 5 April 24 June
Third 18 July 30 September
Fourth 10 October 7 December

 CURRO Schools Calendar 2016

Term Opens Closes
First 13 January 18 March
Second 5 April 24 June
Third 19 July 23 September
Fourth 11 October 7 December

 Crawford Schools Calendar 2016

Term Opens Closes
First 13 January 18 March
Second 11 April 24 June
Third 18 July 30 September
Fourth 10 October 7 December

 ISASA Schools Calendar 2016

4 TERM CALENDAR

Term Opens Closes
First 13 January 18 March
Second 5 April 24 June
Third 18 July 30 September
Fourth 10 October 7 December