Public holidays and terms this year

2018-01-24 06:00

TO plan your year here is a list of public of public holidays and school terms:

: Wednesday 21: Human Rights day

Friday 30: Good Friday

April: Monday 2: Family Day

Friday 27: Freedom Day

May: Tuesday 1: Workers’ Day

June: Saturday 16: Youth Day

August: Thursday 9: National Women’s Day

September: Monday 24: Heritage Day

De cember: Sunday 16: Day of Reconciliation

Monday 17: Public holiday

Tuesday 25: Christmas Day

Wednesday 26: Day of Goodwill

School terms for public schools in

1st: January 17 to March 28

2nd: April 10 to June 22

3rd: July 17 to September 28

4th: October 9 to December 12


Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.