2016 CALENDAR: SCHOOL TERMS & PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

The school calendar for 2016 is as follows:

2016 School Calendar:

Term All Provinces
Opens Closes
First 11 January 1
13 January 2
18 March
Second 05 April 24 June
Third 18 July 30 September
Fourth 10 October 07 December 2
09 December 1

1 for Educators
2 for Learners

2016 Public Holidays:

Date Title
 01 January 2016   New Year’s Day
 21 March 2016   Human Rights Day
 25 March 2016   Good Friday
 28 March 2016   Family Day
 27 April 2016   Freedom Day
 01 May 2016   Workers’ Day
 02 May 2016   Public holiday
 16 June 2016   Youth Day
 17 June 2016   School holiday
 08 August 2016   School holiday
 09 August 2016   National Women’s Day
 24 September 2016   Heritage Day
 16 December 2016   Day of Reconciliation
 25 December 2016   Christmas Day
 26 December 2016   Day of Goodwill