Rorisang Kgosana
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21 Feb 2020
6:00 am

Parents, SGB call on Lesufi to rescue Saulridge High School from ‘anarchy’

Rorisang Kgosana

They have blamed the principal of not cooperating with the body, resulting in poor infrastructure, lack of school resources and a dismal pass rate.

Saulridge High School in Atteridgeville can be seen pictured, 20 February 2020, Pretoria. Picture: Jacques Nelles

Persistent squabbles between the school governing body (SGB) and the principal of a Pretoria school have resulted in Grade 8 pupils being without textbooks, two months into the new year. Disgruntled parents and SGB members of Saulridge High School in Atteridgeville were calling on Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi to rescue their school from anarchy. They blamed the principal of not cooperating with the body, resulting in poor infrastructure, lack of school resources and a dismal pass rate. The school was one of the worst performing schools in Atteridgeville, having a 64.8% matric pass rate last year. But after months...