2021 Academic Terms, and Dates to Diarise

Wednesday 11 November 2020: With pleasure and positivism Wynberg Boys’ High School announces the official Western Cape Education Department (WCED) academic Term dates for 2021, and we include our own essential event dates to diarise. Where the academic terms are fixed according to WCED, our own events will be subject to confirmation under Covid 19 protocols.


First Term

27 January 2021: School starts (Staff & new students earlier, as advised).
31 March 2021: School closes for the holidays.


Second Term

13 April 2021: School starts.
25 June 2021: School closes for the holidays.


Third Term

13 July 2021: School starts.
23 September 2021: School closes for the holidays.


Fourth Term

4 October 2021: School starts.
Closing date to be advised.


Major Wynberg Boys’ High School Events in 2021, our 180th year of Founding

While the planning of these core events is underway, arrangements may change in respect of the Covid 19 pandemic, and with the addition of other events:

1 – 6 April 2021: Wynberg 180 North-South Soccer Festival, on our Wynberg Fields.
23 – 26 April 2021: Wynberg 180 Rugby Festival, on our Wynberg Fields.
22 – 23 May 2021: Wynberg Grey Weekend in Port Elizabeth at Grey High & Junior Schools.
16 – 19 September 2021: Ian Melliar Cup, U15 Water Polo Tournament, here at home.
16 October: Wynberg Highland Festival, around our Campus.


Public and school holidays in 2021

1 January 2021 – New Year’s Day

21 March 2021 – Human Rights Day
22 March 2021 – Public Holiday

2 April 2021 – Good Friday
5 April 2021 – Family Day
26 April 2021 – School Holiday
27 April 2021 – Freedom Day

1 May 2021 – Workers’ Day

16 June 2021 – Youth Day

9 August 2021 – National Women’s Day

24 September 2021 – Heritage Day

16 December 2021 – Day of Reconciliation
25 December 2021 – Christmas Day
26 December 2021 – Day of Goodwill

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