The Minister of Education and Training, Simeon Seoule, has approved the official academic calendar for 2021.
The first term is 1st of February to 7th of May, a total of 14 weeks and the second term is 24th of May to 20th August, a total of 13 weeks. The third term is 6th of September to 3rd December, 2021 — also 13 weeks.
Minister Seule also advised Principals of all primary and secondary schools that the 21 days annual leave begins on 7th of December 2020 and ends on 8th of January 2021.
All Principals and all teachers should resume duty as of 11th January, 2021 and should be present in schools by 25th of January, 2021.
Parents are now busying themselves preparing for their children to return to school at the start of 2021 term.