About Us

Fish Hoek Primary School caters for boys and girls aged 5-13 years of age from Grade R to 7. At present, there are approximately 950 children on roll.

We have thirty two classrooms, a music room equipped with 18 keyboards, a music center, a library, a computer center equipped with 35 computers, a domestic skills room, academic and emotional support centers, as well as morning and after school care. FHPS is set in beautiful grounds with five large fields and play areas. Our sporting facilities include all weather courts for netball and tennis, 3 large fields which accommodate cricket, athletics, cross country in summer and rugby, hockey, athletics, cross country and in winter and a half-size Olympic, solar-heated, swimming pool used in summer for class swimming, swimming training, squad training and waterpolo. Cultural activities include drama, art club, computer club, band, orchestra, chess and two choirs.

SCHOOL HOURS

Grade 1 - 7

  • First Bell - 07h55 School Commences 08h00
  • First Break 10h30 - 10h50
  • Second Break 13h20 - 13h30
  • End of Classes 14h35


Please note varying closing times for various Grades.

Grade 1- 2 closes at 13h20 (Mon - Fri)

Grade 3 closes at 14h35 (Mon - Wed) 13h20 (Thur - Fri)

Grade 4 - 7 closes at 14h35 (Mon - Thur) 13h20 (Fri)

​Grade R 08h30 - 12h45 (Mon - Fri)


Extra-curricular activities commence at 13h30 (Grade 1 & 2) and 14h45 (Grade 3 - 7)​

TERM DATES

2017 South African Government School Terms

Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape and Western Cape. All nine provinces have the same school calendar for 2017.


Term 1 11 Jan - 31 Mar

Term 2 18 Apr - 30 Jun

Term 3 24 Jul - 29 Sep

Term 4 9 Oct - 6 (8) Dec


​School Closures 2017

1 January 2017 - New Year’s Day

20 March 2017 - School holiday

21 March 2017 - Human Rights Day

14 April 2017 - Good Friday

17 April 2017 - Family Day

27 April 2017 - Freedom Day

28 April 2017 - School holiday

1 May 2017 - Workers’ Day

16 June 2017 - Youth Day

9 August 2017 - National Women’s Day

24 September 2017 - Heritage Day

16 December 2017 - Day of Reconciliation

25 December 2017 - Christmas Day

26 December 2017 - Day of Goodwill