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Angry parents keep pupils from school to protest power cut

There was no schooling for 1,025 Embekweni Junior Primary School pupils in Mdantsane on Monday when parents embarked on a total shutdown. They were protesting the ...

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Parents shut AW Barnes over izinyoka fears

Desperate parents of pupils at AW Barnes Primary School in Parkside, East London, took to the streets yesterday demanding the school be fenced. ...

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Eastern Cape schools improve safety procedures after Parktown ...

When Parktown Boys High School pupil Enoch Mpianzi died on a school camp on January 17 the health and safety regulations governing schools across SA ...

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Eleven schoolboys stay at Dutywa guesthouse

A group of pupils from the Dutywa Centre of Excellence are sleeping at a local B&B after being booted out the school hostel on Wednesday. The “eviction” of 11 boys arose from their refusal to move from their digs into another hostel building, where ...
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BCM Innercity school finally opens although still ...

Buffalo City Metro Innercity Secondary School finally opened on the premises of the old Grens Preparatory School on Monday. There was lots of excitement as parents whose children had not found placement at other schools introduced them to their new ...
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Schools told to cancel sport as temperatures soar

Temperatures have reached more than  40ºC in some parts of the Eastern Cape this week, prompting the SA Weather Service ...

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Outside help sees matric results improve by 100%

Wandisile Mbengashe is not even a teacher, but he enabled an Mdantsane school to improve its 2019 maths marks by 100% — ...

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Battle to get boy into a school because his Lesotho reports are handwritten

All a desperate single mother wants is to see her only son, who is 10, don a uniform and go to school like other ...

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Hundreds of BCM pupils still without schools

As many as 1,000 pupils may not have a place in a Buffalo City Metro school. Hundreds of parents clamoured for places ...

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Schools fail to reopen due to scholar transport no-show

Gates remain closed at five Eastern Cape schools because the provincial government has failed to provide transport for ...

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IN PICTURES | Superheroes, laughs and tears as 2020 school year kicks off

Aside from the unwelcome early morning wake-up and dreaded traffic, the first day of school on Wednesday also brought ...

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Calm start to the school year for most EC pupils

For the most part it was smooth sailing as schools reopened in the Eastern Cape on Wednesday, with textbooks and ...

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Back-to-school rush heats up as Bhisho prepares for 2020

With matric results now out of the way, the focus has turned to the return of 1.7 million Eastern Cape pupils to school ...

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Letter penned by unsuccessful Rustenburg matriculant goes viral

A letter penned by a matric pupil who did not pass his 2019 final exams has gone viral on social media

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Mthatha school improves despite classroom torchings, broken promises

SIKHO NTSHOBANE and LULAMILE FENI One Mthatha school showed an improvement in the face of extraordinary challenges in ...

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Beaconhurst second best in the province

Beaconhurst School in Beacon Bay, East London was the second best performing school in the province, while other ...

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MATRIC | Check your 2019 results (including W Cape)

Get instant access to your results on our matric website – now including Western Cape results too

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IEB 2019 matric results are out: check yours now

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MATRIC RESULTS | Claim your fame: R10,000 to be won

You’ve done the hard work – now it’s time to claim your matric fame. Register now to receive your results this week

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Final exams kick off without incident

Matric final exams went into in full swing on Wednesday as thousands of pupils sat down to write for their first ...

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