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South Africa School Holidays 2022

This page contains a calendar of all 2022 school holidays in South Africa. These dates are unlikely to be modified by the Department of Basic Education. However, please check back regularly for any updates that may occur.

Check for school holiday dates by clusters:

Inland Cluster

Free State, Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga and North West Provinces

School HolidaysStartsFinishes
First Day of School12 Jan 2022
(Wed)
Term 1 Holidays18 Mar 2022
(Fri)
4 Apr 2022
(Mon)
Term 2 Holidays27 Jun 2022
(Mon)
18 Jul 2022
(Mon)
Term 3 Holidays3 Oct 2022
(Mon)
10 Oct 2022
(Mon)
Term 4 Holidays15 Dec 2022
(Thu)

Coastal Cluster

Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Ntal, Northern Cape and Western Cape Provinces

School HolidaysStartsFinishes
First Day of School19 Jan 2022
(Wed)
Term 1 Holidays28 Mar 2022
(Mon)
4 Apr 2022
(Mon)
Term 2 Holidays27 Jun 2022
(Mon)
18 Jul 2022
(Mon)
Term 3 Holidays3 Oct 2022
(Mon)
10 Oct 2022
(Mon)
Term 4 Holidays15 Dec 2022
(Thu)

Please visit gov.za for the original release.

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