JOHANNESBURG – The revised school calendar is out.
This is the second time this year that the calendar has been revised due to the impact of COVID-19.
Public schools will resume classes on 24 August.
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There will be a week’s break from 26 to 30 October.
The school year will end on 15 December for Grades R to 11.
The 2020 matric examinations will be completed on the 15 December.
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Marking will conclude on 22 January 2021 and results will be released on 23 February.
Teachers will begin the 2021 school year on 25 January and pupils a few days later.
The Basic Education Minister will issue directions for the sector next week.
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