Important dates for 2015

Say goodbye to 2014 and hello to 2015!
While we aren’t quite at the point of wearing automated clothing and travelling in flying cars and on hover boards as ‘Back to the future’ predicted we would be, it’s still a pretty exciting time to be alive! To help you better plan your year ahead, here is a handy guide to important dates for 2015:

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 Public Holidays:

1 January – New Year’s Day (Thursday)
21 March – Human Rights Day (Saturday)
3 April – Good Friday (Friday before Easter Sunday)
6 April – Family Day (Monday after Easter Sunday)
27 April – Freedom Day (Monday)
1 May – Workers’ Day (Friday)
16 June – Youth Day (Tuesday)
9 August – National Women’s Day (Sunday)
10 August – Public Holiday (Monday)
24 September – Heritage Day (Thursday)
16 December – Day of Reconciliation (Wednesday)
25 December – Christmas Day (Friday)
26 December – Day of Goodwill (Saturday)

2015 School Calendar:

Inland Provinces (Gauteng, Free State, Limpopo, Mpumalanga and North West:

Term 1: 14 January 2015 till 24 March 2015
Term 2: 13 April 2015 till 26 June 2015
Term 3: 20 July 2015 till 2 October 2015
Term 4: 12 October 2015 till 9 December 2015

Coastal Provinces (Western Cape, Eastern Cape, KwaZulu Natal and Northern Cape:

Term 1: 21 January 2015 till 1 April 2015
Term 2: 13 April 2015 till 26 June 2015
Term 3: 20 July 2015 till 2 October 2015
Term 4: 12 October 2015 till 9 December 2015

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Schools seem to be starting significantly later in 2015, so if you are worried about keeping your kids active and entertained until then, check out this article for some ideas.

Happy 2015!

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