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South Africa School Holidays 2025

This page contains a calendar of all 2025 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.

School HolidaysStartsFinishes
First Day of School15 Jan 2025
Term 1 Holidays31 Mar 2025
7 Apr 2025
Special School Holidays28 Apr 2025
2 May 2025
Term 2 Holidays30 Jun 2025
21 Jul 2025
Term 3 Holidays6 Oct 2025
10 Oct 2025
Term 4 Holidays11 Dec 2025

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