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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
(Wed)
Term 1 Holidays31 Mar 2025
(Mon)
7 Apr 2025
(Mon)
Special School Holidays28 Apr 2025
(Mon)
2 May 2025
(Fri)
Term 2 Holidays30 Jun 2025
(Mon)
21 Jul 2025
(Mon)
Term 3 Holidays6 Oct 2025
(Mon)
10 Oct 2025
(Fri)
Term 4 Holidays11 Dec 2025
(Thu)

Please visit gov.za for the original release.

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