School holiday calendar, for the current quarter in South Africa (Free State)


  • https://www.kwathabeng.co.za
    Dates are different in coastal states
    Pleease scroll to relevant state
  • official calendar
    35% of black Africans, 32% of coloureds, 61% of Indians/Asians and 76% of white citizens have completed high school
    number of instructional days per year in lower secondary education: 200 days
    Teaching languages: English, Afrikaans, Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Sotho, Swazi, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, Zulu
    schools may remain open on Saturday
    school uniforms required
    University of Cape Town ranking: Times Higher Education #148/QS ranking #191/Shanghai #201-300
    University of the Witwatersrand ranking: Times Higher Education #182/QS ranking #364/Shanghai #201-300
    University of KwaZulu-Natal ranking: Times Higher Education #501-600/QS ranking #751-450/Shanghai #401-500

  • We carry confirmed dates till Jan 2025

    Please note that authorities may take last-minute decisions; please double-check if this information is vital to you
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Date Weekday Name
January 11, 2023Wednesdaybeginning of school year
March 24, 2023Fridayfirst mid-term (beginning)