The Department of Basic Education (DBE) South Africa has announced the revised academic calendar and holiday for 2021 academic session. All students are to take note of the changes.
The academic calendar contains the school days and the holidays in the new session. It contains the date of each holiday in the new session.
DBE REVISED SCHOOL ACADEMIC CALENDAR AND HOLIDAYS
Below are the holidays and academic calendar for 2020/2021 session as approved by the Department of Basic Education.
Public and School Holidays 2021
- 01 January: New Year’s Day
- 21 March: Human Rights Day
- 22 March: Public holiday
- 02 April: Good Friday
- 05 April: Family Day
- 26 April: School holiday
- 27 April: Freedom Day
- 01 May: Workers’ Day
- 16 June: Youth Day
- 09 August: National Women’s Day
- 24 September: Heritage Day
- 16 December: Day of Reconciliation
- 25 December: Christmas Day
- 26 December: Day of Goodwill