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School hours & terms

ORBAN School Hours:

Pre-primary school hours: 8:00–13:00, Monday to Friday.

Primary school hours for foundation phase (Grade 1-3): 7:45–13:30

Primary school hours for intersen phase (Grade 4-7): 7:45–14:05

On a Friday: school closes at 13:00 for everyone. Special arrangements are made for children who attend mosque on Fridays.

All learners are required to attend every day. Should your child be absent, the school must be notified. A doctor’s letter is required in case of illness, also to ensure that children with communicable diseases are not sent to school.

Orban follows the public school calendar of four terms per year, displayed at the bottom of this page. Each year’s calendar can be found here.

 

ORBAN School Terms:

2020 School calendar for public schools in South Africa

Term

Duration

No. of weeks

No. of days

No. of public holidays

Actual no. of school days

1

20 Jan – 20 March

10

48

0

48 (50)

2

31 March – 12 June

11

54

4

50

3

7 July – 18 September

11

54

1

53

4

29 Sept – 2 (4) Dec

10

47 (49)

0

47 (49)

TOTAL

42

203 (207)

5

198(202)

Important dates for 2020 start:

School starts on 20 January 2020.
School will start at 7:45 on Monday morning 20 January 2010.

Important Events in January 2020: 
14 and 15 January – uniform sales in the hall 9:00-12:00 (cash/card)
15 January 2020 – Grade 1s bring marked stationery to school from 09:00
22 January 2020 – Parent Evening  Grade 1, 2 and 3
28 January 2020 – Parent Evening Pre-Primary
30 January 2020 – Parent Evening Intermediate Phase
31 January 2020 – Meet and Greet Picnic – all parents welcome to attend