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Important Year Dates

The Year at a Glance

What is in store for the year ahead? Our annual overview calendar gives you quick access to the year’s important dates so you can plan ahead with ease. With relevant information for boys, parents, and Old Boys, use this to fill your diary and enjoy a year filled with College spirit.

Term Dates 2024

Term 1

Boarders Return: Tuesday 16 January

Start of Term: Wednesday 17 January

End of Term: Wednesday 20 March

Term 2

Boarders Return: 2 April

Start of Term: Wednesday 3 April

End of Term: Friday 14 June

Term 3

Boarders Return: Monday 8 July

Start of Term: Tuesday 9 July

End of Term: Friday 20 September

Term 4

Boarders Return: Monday 30 September

Start of Term: Tuesday 1 October

End of Term: Friday 13 December

Free Weekends

First Term:
Friday 16 February to Sunday 18 February (School closes at 14:00 on Thursday 15 February)


Please take careful note of the proposed dates for the examinations

Mid-Year:                                  Monday 20 May to Wednesday 12 June

Trials:                                         Monday 26 August to Thursday 19 September

Year-End:                                   Monday 28 October to Friday 22 November

National Senior Certificate:   Official Dates awaited from the Department of Education                                           



Parent's Evenings

It is important that parents attend these evenings.

6th Form: Monday 15 July 

5th Form: Monday 29 July  

4th Form: Monday 22 July 

3rd Form: Monday 8 April

2nd Form: Monday 15 April

Information Evenings

6th Form Tuesday 16 January 
It is essential that all 6th Form boys and their parents attend this evening, as important information regarding the matric exams will be discussed. 

4th Form Camp Monday 5 February

3rd Form Thursday 18 July
The 3rd Form information evening is to assist third form boys with their subject choices for the senior phase, and all 3rd Form boys and their parents should attend.

Career Focus:  Wednesday 24 April 
Representatives from a wide variety of careers will be available to chat informally to boys about their chosen careers. This is particularly relevant to 3rd Form and 5th Form boys and will be compulsory for these grades.

Leadership Camps

Parents are informed that the following Leadership Camps are being planned.

5th Form – Umkomaas Valley: Monday 12 February to Friday 16 February 
2nd Form – Spirit of Adventure: Monday 16 September to Friday 20 September 
3rd Form – Roselands/Nyala Pans: Monday 16 September to Friday 20 September 
4th Form – Cobham Berg Hike: Monday 16 September to Friday 20 September

Term 1 Important Scheduled Dates

Below are important dates for the first term – further details will be provided in the Term Calendar.

  • Thursday, 11 January: College Shoppe opens.
  • Friday, 12 January: Reception opens / Prefects return.
  • Saturday, 13 January: 2nd Form boarders arrive.
  • Sunday, 14 January: 2nd Form day boys start.
  • Monday, 15 January: Teaching staff return / Finance Department opens / House Leaders return (Boarders only).
  • Tuesday, 16 January: All House Leaders at school to help with new 2nd Form boys / 3rd to 6th Form boarders arrive / 6th Form Information Evening.
  • Wednesday, 17 January: Term 1 starts [Wednesday and Friday will be a Special Routine]
  • Friday, 19 January: NSC Results released.
  • Friday, 2 February: New Parents’ Welcoming Function
  • Friday, 16 to Sunday 18 February: Free Weekend [School closes for the Free Weekend at 14:00 on Thursday]
  • Monday, 4 March: Governing Body Parent Elections [E-Voting]
  • Tuesday, 12 March to Friday, 15 March: School Production – Comedy of Errors
  • Friday, 15 March: Goldstones Social Function
  • Wednesday, 20 March: Term 1 ends.