South African School Terms 2020: PRINT IT

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School Calendars subject to change in 2020 pending upcoming announcements.

Find a School Terms 2020 calendar for public schools with 4 terms and private schools with 3 or 4 terms. Click on the links below to download and print the relevant school terms 2020 calendar for your family.

Please note that private school calendars vary from school to school. The below is just a guide.

Don't feel intimidated by the school terms 2020. Take it one step at a time armed with to-do lists for all that you need, you'll find yourself at the end of each term not feeling frazzled or exhausted but rather impressed by how you survived it so easily!

Click here to find a list of helpful resources for the school terms to help you plan ahead for those, transport services, extra murals, maths tutors, aftercare, homework supervision or whatever else you may need.

Public School Terms 2020 - 4 Terms

4 Term Public School Terms 2020
1 15 Jan - 20 Mar
2 31 Mar - 12 Jun
3 7 Jul - 18 Sep
4 29 Sep - 2 Dec

Private School Terms 2020 - 3 Terms

3 Term Private School Terms 2020
Mid Term 27 Feb - 3 Mar
1 15 Jan - 9 Apr
Mid Term 26 Jun - 6 Jul
2 5 May - 31 Jul
Mid Term 15 Oct - 20 Oct
3 1 Sep - 4 Dec

Private School Terms 2020 - 4 Terms

4 Term Private School terms 2020
1 15 Jan - 20 Mar
2 14 Apr - 12 Jun
3 7 Jul - 18 Sep
4 6 Oct - 2 Dec

Helpful Resources to Consider during the School Terms

School time can become overwhelming for parents with the amount of admin they need to sort out. We have included a list of resources that you will find helpful during the school term. This includes finding the best schools, tutors, extra murals, after care to safe and reliable school transport services for your precious cargo. Click on the list below to find all the help you need to ensure that the school terms are a breeze!


Find good schools, preschools and alternative schools in your area or close to work. Not all kids thrive in mainstream schools so you'll find a variety of schools to suit each individual child. We also have a list of homeschooling support services and cottage schools. Click on the list of schools below depending on your needs.

School Transport Services

Not only is it back and forth to school during the school term, but nowadays kids have a schedule of extra murals or extra lessons to attend after school. Click here to find reliable and safe school transport services that get your kids to where they need to be while giving you peace of mind that they're in good hands, is a must.

Extra mural activities for kids

Kids enjoy getting active and there's no better way than with extra-curricular activities. With over 80 extra mural activities to choose from, you and your child are spoiled for choice. Music, dance and drama classes for those extroverts that love the stage. Then there's arts and crafts for those who love being creative and using their hands. Sports coaching has always been popular with kids and we have so many to choose from. Click on links below to find a range of extra mural activities for your kids to enjoy:


Is your child struggling with a subject? Tutors* are known to improve grades and confidence of children so that school doesn't seem so daunting anymore. Maths, accounting, languages and sciences - you'll find tutors that come to you or you can go to their tuition centres. Tutors assist children individually or in groups and definitely make academics easier for everyone. Click on the links below to find a list of tutors in your area:

Aftercare and Homework Supervision

Busy parents don't need to feel guilty anymore with the wonderful aftercare facilities also offering homework supervision allowing you to spend quality time with your child when you see them after work.

Childcare, Au pairs and Nannies

Busy parents don't need to feel guilty anymore with the wonderful aftercare facilities also offering homework supervision allowing you to spend quality time with your child when you see them after work.

Therapy and life skills

Sometimes children need guidance and counselling to cope with school, life and social interactions. Child psychologists help ease trauma, negativity and family issues. Life coaches support parents and children in various ways, be it academically, socially or within the family. Teen struggles can also be supported and understood with life skills classes and therapy. We live in tough times and any assistance with mental or physical challenges can make a huge difference. Click on the below to find a range of therapy services:

Shopping for Kids

Whether its dancewear and ballet shoes or costumes for Halloween, you'll easily navigate your way through our directories to find exactly what you need without leaving your desk or phone. School bags usually the first thing you need every year with the load of books our kids need for school. Then there's arts and craft supplies for projects, gifts for parties and accessories for all sorts of school events. Special child friendly hair salons will keep your children looking neat for school and our list of malls close to you will make life so much easier. Click on the list below to make your school-related shopping a lot easier:


Plan Ahead for School Holidays 2020

Onto planning those school holidays! Click here to download school holiday 2020 calendars for private and public schools.

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