This is the 2021 school calendar for Zimbabwe. A total of 164 teaching days were allocated across the three terms to allow pupils to catch up on the work that they missed as a result of the Covid-19 lockdowns. The 2021 school calendar has 56 learning days for the first term, 53 for the second term and 55 for the third term, with public holidays being observed and no learning taking place on these days. All holiday breaks in 2021 will have 23 days, far shorter than normal.
- Opening: Monday, March 15 for the three examination classes (Form Six, Form Four and Grade Seven). The rest of the classes opened a week later on Monday, March 22, 2021.
- Closing: Friday, June 4, 2021.
- Opening: Monday June 28, 2021
- Closing: Friday, September 10, 2021
- Opening: Monday October 4, 2021
- Closing: Friday December 17, 2021
- Mukudzei Chingwere, UPDATED: New school calendar out, The Herald, Published: March 5, 2021, Retrieved: April 14, 2021