Govt Releases Revised 2021 School Calendar

The permanent secretary in the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education Tumisang Thabela and announced the revised school calendar for 2021.

Schools will re-open for the 2021 calendar on a phased approach with examination classes commencing on March 15 while the rest of the learners will resume classes on March 22.

Teachers for examination classes are required to report for duty on March 10 while the rest are supposed to be at their workplaces by March 17.

Below is the calendar in full:


Begins (Exam Classes): Monday 15 March
Begins (Non-exam classes): Monday 22 March
Ends: Friday 04 June
Public Holidays: 8
No. of School Days: 56 days
Exeat Weekends: None
Vacation: 23 days


Begins: Monday 28 June
Ends: Friday 10 September
Public Holidays: Two
No. of School Days: 53 days
Exeat Weekends: None
Vacation: 23 days


Begins: Monday 04 October
Ends: Friday 17 December
Public Holidays: None
No. of School Days: 55 days
Exeat Weekends: None
Vacation: 23 days

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