Local celebs share sweet snaps of their kids’ first day of school

By Shanaaz Prince
11 January 2017

We take a look at some of the celeb tots kicking off their 2017 school year today.

While many of us are finding out feet after returning back to work after the holidays, it's time for our tots to make their way back to school.

For some, it's their first day at pre-school, others their start at "big school" or the big leagues in high school.

And by the looks of things, starting or returning back to school seems to be harder on the parents than it is on the kids.

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Lee-Ann Liebenberg and Nicky van der Walt's eldest, Gia, is off to big school today for her first day in Grade one.

Gia starting Grade 1 today! #BigSchool

A photo posted by Lee-Ann Liebenberg (@leeann_liebenberg) on

Springbok Siya Kolisi and his wife Rachel's little league are off to school with big smiles. Their son, Nicholas, is off to pre-school while Siya's siblings, who the pair care for - Liyema and Liphelo - return to their respective schools.

Back to school for the kids. So happy to see them all together again!! #family#squadgoals

A photo posted by Siya Kolisi (@siya_kolisi_the_bear) on

Muso, Elvis Blue's daughter Lila also started with school today, clutching on to her mom, Chireze's hand.

Eerste dag. So trots op haar.

A photo posted by Elvis Blue (@elvisbluemusic) on

Minki van der Westhuizen's two darlings seem pretty excited for their new year at pre-school. Elise and Katerien were all giggles and pretty dresses for their first day back.
Comedian Trevor Gumbi and his wife Lucille's little boys aren't so little anymore as Jamie and Jodie start of their new high school year.

My dudes are both seniors now. Yep @jamieandjodieg making me old AF

A photo posted by Trevor Gumbi (@trevorgumbi) on

Singer Heinz Winckler and his wife, Alette, said goodbye to their eldest son, Lian this morning as he made his way through the school yard for his first day back.

First day of Grade 1 for our oldest! Special!

A photo posted by Heinz Winckler (@heinz.winckler) on

With a heavy heart, singer Kurt Darren watched his daughter Kyrah head off to her first day of pre-school.

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