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Term Dates


2017

DATES FOR TERMS, EXAMINATIONS AND GRADUATION CEREMONIES - click here to view download pdf

​​​FIRST SEMESTER​

Start of first term (start of classes for all students)​​​Monday 30 Jan
End of classes for first termFriday 17 March  
Graduation ceremonies13 – 17 March
​Class free day​Monday 20 March
​Start of second term​Wednesday 22 March
​​Recess 8 - 17 April
End of classes for second term (first semester) Friday 12 May
​Examinations:
a) June 1st roundTue 16 May – Mo 5 Jun
b) June 2nd round Tue 6 June – Fri 23 June
First semester endsFriday 23 June

SECOND  SEMESTER 

​Start of third termMonday 17 July
​End of classes for third termFriday 1 Sept
​Recess2 – 10 Sept
​Start of fourth termMonday 11 Sept
​End of classes for fourth term (second semester)Friday 20 Oct
Examinations:
a) November 1st roundTu 24 Oct – We 15 Nov
b) November 2nd round Thu 16 Nov – Sa 2 Dec
Graduation ceremonies 4 – 8 Dec
Second semester ends Friday 8 Dec