SCHOOL CALENDAR 2018 (provisional)


Term 1

Start: Thursday, 11 January (*NB. see notes below re. Thurs. 11th and Friday 12th)
End of Term 1 Thursday, 29 March - Finish normal time
School Closed: Wednesday, 21 March (Human Rights Day)
School Closed: Friday 30 March to Monday 16 April
Public Holiday: Wednesday, 21 March (Human Rights Day)
Public Holiday: Friday, 30 March (Good Friday)
Public Holiday: Monday, 2 April (Family Day - Easter Monday)


Term 2

Start: Tuesday, 17 April
End of Term 2 Friday, 3rd  August - Finish normal time
Public Holiday Friday, 27 April (Freedom Day)
School Closed: Monday, 30 April (school holiday in lieu of public holiday)
Public Holiday: Tuesday, 1 May (Workers' Day)
Public Holiday: Thursday, 9 August (National Women's Day)
School Closed: Friday, 10 August (school holiday in lieu of public holiday)
Holiday Programme Monday 6 August to Wednesday 8 August + Monday 13 August to Friday 17 August 
School Closed: Monday 20 August to Monday 3 September


Term 3

Start: Tuesday, 4 September
End of Term 3: Thursday, 6th December 
Holiday Programme: Friday, 7 December - Friday, 14 December 
Public holiday: Monday, 24 September (Heritage Day)
Public holiday: Sunday 16 December and Monday 17 December


* Thursday 11 January and/or Friday 12 January:
New children: Swallows and Ducklings Only 9.00am - 11.00am: PLAYDATES - informal free play, with mom or other caregiver in attendance. May come on either, or (preferably) both days.
* Thursday 11th January: 
New children: Swallows and Ducklings Only Start on the day allocated to them and finish at 10.30am on the first day. Time lengthens depending on how each individual child copes with school. Once they have started, they continue to come to school on their selected attendance days.


Holiday Programmes:  7.00am to 17h00

Term 1 No holiday programme due to Easter Holidays and public holidays in between
Term 2 Monday 6 August to Wednesday 8 August + Monday 13 August to Friday 17 August
Term 3 Friday, 7 December - Friday, 14 December

Please note that this calendar is provisional and subject to change.