22.1.2020 07:04 pm
Thirteen-year-old Enoch Mpianzi drowned while taking part in a Parktown Boys High School Grade 8 orientation camp last week.
Parktown Boys High School says it has noted that Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi would be laying charges against it in the next 48 hours.
The school reportedly sent parents a message on Sunday confirming that it would not be opening its gates on Monday.
As schools opened their doors for the new academic year last week, many parents were left cash-strapped after having to fork out thousands for uniforms and stationery.
The education MEC says we ‘are turning our schools into mortuaries’ and the recent spate of tragedies must come to an end.
The operators have failed to honour the month-to-month contracts they signed with the province.
Keamohetswe Shaun Seboko, a 13-year-old Grade 7 boy, was found dead in the hostel swimming pool at Laerskool Bekker in Magaliesburg.
The N1 in the area was closed for almost four hours on Thursday.
After years of alleged abuse and threats, Modern Christian School director Maggie Banda has pleaded for help after fleeing a disputed property.
The storeroom of Protea South Primary School Soweto caught fire around 5am on Friday morning.
Blade Nzimande said failure did not mean that one is ‘a failure as a person’, although the youth should be encouraged to work hard and make use of opportunities offered by government.
From being severely assaulted while walking home to being shot at by their own mother, these Western Cape matriculants rose above their tragedies to scoop awards and Bachelor’s passes.
‘The worrying thing for us is that in 2019, the actual number who passed with 40% or above in mathematics was lower than the number in 2018.’
However, the school has vehemently denied that the rules form part of its code of conduct.
At least three schools in Pretoria north alone were stormed by scores of disgruntled parents on Wednesday demanding that their children be admitted.