School/public holidays in South Africa, Namibia & Botswana 2018/19

School/public holidays in South Africa 2018
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2018 School Holidays (for all 9 Provinces)

  • 07 December 2017 - 16 January 2018
  • 29 March 2018 - 09 April 2018
  • 23 June 2018 - 16 July 2018
  • 29 September 2018 - 08 October 2018
  • 13 Decemeber 2018 - 08 January 2019

Public Holidays 2018**

  • 01 January 2018 - New Year's Day
  • 21 March 2018 - Human Rights Day
  • 30 March 2018 - Good Friday
  • 02 April 2018 - Easter Monday
  • 27 April 2018 - Freedom Day
  • 01 May 2018 - Workers' Day
  • 16 Juni 2018 - Youth Day
  • 09 August 2018 - National Women's Day
  • 24 September 2018 - Heritage Day
  • 16 December 2018 - Day of Reconciliation
  • 17 December 2018 - Public Holiday**
  • 25 December 2018 - Christmas Day
  • 26 December 2018 - Day of Goodwill

** Whenever any public holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday following on it shall be a public holiday.

2019 School Holidays (for all 9 Provinces)

  • 13 Decemeber 2018 - 08 January 2019
  • 16 March 2019 - 01 April 2019
  • 15 June 2019 - 08 July 2019
  • 21 September 2019 - 30 September 2019
  • 05 December 2019 - 07 January 2020

Public Holidays 2019**

  • 01 January 2019 - New Year's Day
  • 21 March 2019 - Human Rights Day
  • 19 April 2019 - Good Friday
  • 22 April 2019 - Easter Monday
  • 27 April 2019 - Freedom Day
  • 01 May 2019 - Workers' Day
  • 16 June 2019 - Youth Day
  • 17 June 2019 - Public Holiday**
  • 09 August 2019 - National Women's Day
  • 24 September 2019 - Heritage Day
  • 16 December 2019 - Day of Reconciliation
  • 25 December 2019 - Christmas Da
  • 26 December 2019 - Day of Goodwill

** Whenever any public holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday following on it shall be a public holiday.

School/public holidays in Namibia 2018
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Government Schools, countrywide

  • 06 December 2017 - 09 January 2018
  • 19 March 2018 - 02 April 2018 (midterm break)
  • 28 April 2018 - 20 May 2018
  • 18 August 2018 - 02 September 2018
  • 01 December 2018 - 08 January 2018

Public holidays 2018**

  • 01 January 2018 - New Year's Day
  • 21 March 2018 - Independence Day
  • 30 March 2018 - Good Friday
  • 01 April 2018 - Easter Sunday
  • 02 April 2018 - Easter Monday
  • 01 May 2018 - Worker´s Day
  • 04 May 2018 - Cassinga Day
  • 10 May 2018 - Ascension Day
  • 25 May 2018 - Africa Day
  • 26 August 2018 - Heroes´ Day
  • 27 August 2018 - Public Holiday**
  • 10 December 2018 - Human Rights Day/Namibian Women's Day
  • 25 December 2018 - Christmas Day
  • 26 December 2018 - Family Day

** Whenever any public holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday following on it shall be a public holiday.

Public holidays 2019**

  • 01 January 2018 - New Year's Day
  • 21 March 2018 - Independence Day
  • 19 April 2018 - Good Friday
  • 22 April 2018 - Easter Monday
  • 01 May 2018 - Worker´s Day
  • 04 May 2018 - Cassinga Day
  • 25 May 2018 - Africa Day
  • 30 May 2018 - Ascension Day
  • 26 August 2018 - Heroes´ Day
  • 10 December 2018 - Human Rights Day/Namibian Women's Day
  • 25 December 2018 - Christmas Day
  • 26 December 2018 - Family Day

** Whenever any public holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday following on it shall be a public holiday.

School/public holidays in Botswana 2018
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2018 School Holidays

  • 16 April 2018 - 01 May 2018
  • 13 July 2018 - 06 August 2018
  • 24 September 2018 - 02 October 2018
  • 03 December 2018 - 07 January 2019

Public Holidays 2018**

  • 01 January 2018 - New Year's Day
  • 02 January 2018 - Public Holiday**
  • 30 March 2018 - Good Friday
  • 31 March 2018 - Public Holiday
  • 02 April 2018 - Easter Monday
  • 03 April 2018 - Public Holiday
  • 01 May 2018 - Labour Day
  • 10 May 2018 - Ascension Day
  • 01 July 2018 - Sir Seretse Khama Day
  • 02 July 2018 - Public holiday**
  • 16 July 2018 - President's Day
  • 17 July 2018 - Public Holiday**
  • 30 September 2018 - Botswana Day
  • 01 October 2018 - Public Holiday**
  • 02 October 2018 - Public Holiday**
  • 25 December 2018 - Christmas Day
  • 26 December 2018 - Boxing Day

** Whenever any public holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday following on it shall be a public holiday. If 2nd January, 1st October or Boxing Day falls on a Monday, the following Tuesday shall be observed as a public holiday. When Botswana Day falls on a Saturday, the next following Monday shall be observed as a public holiday.

Public Holidays 2019**

  • 01 January 2019 - New Year's Day
  • 02 January 2019 - Public Holiday
  • 19 April 2019 - Good Friday
  • 22 April 2019 - Easter Monday
  • 01 May 2019 - Labour Day
  • 30 May 2019 - Ascension Day
  • 01 July 2019 - Sir Seretse Khama Day
  • 15 July 2019 - President's Day
  • 16 July 2019 - Public Holiday
  • 30 September 2019 - Botswana Day
  • 01 October 2019 - Public Holiday**
  • 25 December 2019 - Christmas Day
  • 26 December 2019 - Boxing Day

** Whenever any public holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday following on it shall be a public holiday. If 2nd January, 1st October or Boxing Day falls on a Monday, the following Tuesday shall be observed as a public holiday. When Botswana Day falls on a Saturday, the next following Monday shall be observed as a public holiday.

 

 

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