2018 Term Dates

Term 1

  • Wednesday 17 January – Tuesday 20 March
  • Half Term [Whole School]: Friday 16 February (midday) – Monday 19 February (incl)
  • *Long Walk – Saturday 17 March 2018

Term 2

  • Monday 9 April – Friday 22 June
  • Public Holidays: Friday 27 April (Freedom Day), Monday 30 April (School Holiday)
  • Tuesday 1 May (Workers’ Day), Saturday 16 June (Youth Day)

Term 3

  • Monday 16 July – Friday 28 September
  • Public Holidays: Thursday 9 August (Women’s Day), Friday 10 August (School Holiday)
  • Monday 24 September (Heritage Day)
  • *Country Fair – Saturday 28 July 2018
  • *Past Pupils’ Association Day – Saturday 8 September 2018

Term 4

  • Monday 8 October – Wednesday 5 December
  • Half Term [PS Only]: Friday 26 October (midday) – Monday 29 October (incl)

Term Dates for 2019

  • Term 1
    Monday 14 January (Staff due back)
    Wednesday 16 January – Friday 29 March
    Half Term [Whole School]: Friday 15 February (early closure) – Monday 18 February (incl)
    Public Holidays: Thursday 21 March (Human Rights Day)
    School Holidays: Friday 22 March
    *Parents’ Council AGM – Wednesday 6 February
    *Long Walk – Saturday 16 March (new date)
  • Term 2
    Tuesday 23 April – Friday 21 June
    Public Holidays: Wednesday 1 May (Workers’ Day), Monday 17 June (Youth Day),
    *Golf Day – Friday 3 May (new date)
  • Term 3
    Monday 15 July (Staff due back)
    Tuesday 16 July – Friday 27 September
    Public Holidays: Friday 9 August (Women’s Day), Tuesday 24 September (Heritage Day)
    Half Term [PS Only]: Thursday 8 August (early closure) – Monday 12 August (return)
    *Association Day – Saturday 14 September *Country Fair – Saturday 27 July (new date)
  • Term 4
    Tuesday 8 October – Wednesday 4 December
    Half Term [PS Only]: Friday 1 November (early closure) – Monday 4 November (incl)


This is available as an extra paid facility for use by the parents and pupils (Thom Teenies – Grade 7), and is in no way part of the School’s formal education programme. The Aftercare facility runs strictly until 17:00. The programme includes supervised homework sessions, as well as craft/constructive work/indoor activities and outdoor play. A charge structure is available from the Admission Secretary’s office.

Stock Shop

The Stock Shop is located in the house next to the Leffler Astro Turf & Thom Teenies. Nicky Eggers and Ciske Dorfling, are on duty from 7am – 8am (Tuesdays & Thursdays), and 12:00 until 15:00 (Mondays to Thursdays), from 12:30 to 14:30 (on Fridays) and on the last day of term between 11:00 and 12:00. For further information please contact 031-764 8640 during office hours. The Stock Shop is closed during the holidays. Credit/debit card facilities are available.

The Second Hand Store is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7am – 8am.

Second Hand Store Form


In order to assist with your transport, we have two possible bus routes available to students at Thomas More College. These include a bus that travels from the Westville area, and another that starts in Waterfall and travel through Hillcrest.

Westville Bus Application

Hillcrest/Waterfall Bus Application

Café De More

Visit our school Coffee Shop, Café de More where our staff look forward to serving you one of our delicious breakfasts, wholesome lunches or special tea time treats. We also offer a variety of prepared and frozen meals to take home! Open from: 7am till 4pm


As partners in your child’s education there is regular communication from the school in the form of:

  • Horse’s Mouth (weekly newsletter)
  • D6 Communicator
  • Electronic Noticeboard
  • E-mail/SMS
  • Google Calendars (Academic/Sport/Culture)
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • SOCS Sports Website (High School Fixtures & Results)
  • EdAdmin (parent and student portals)

Parent Portal

New Parent Information Booklet

A-Z Brochure Download

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