Grade 1s win big with Pep

By Drum Digital
14 January 2019


Two million SA students wear Student Prince trousers 5 days a week.

Parents will tell you, there’s nothing cuter than their little one all dressed up in uniform and ready for their first day of school! And for almost 40 years Student Prince from Pep has been making great-quality affordable school clothes.

This year Pep and Student Prince want to celebrate your child’s first day of school with the chance to WIN awesome cash prizes for you and your little one’s school – that’s up to R28 000 in prizes! All you have to do is share just how great your child looks in their uniform on their first day of school. 

But why are Student Prince uniforms trusted by so many moms? Well, with more than 50 years of experience dressing South Africa, Pep knows children come first. That’s why in 1972 Pep opened the first Student Prince factory in order to produce a range of school clothes of superior quality at a price parents could afford. The demand was so great that by 1979 more than 7 500 Student Prince items were being made every day – and now, 40 years later, that number has grown to more than 43 000 Student Prince items a day. 

Student Prince school trousers remain Pep’s greatest value back-to-school product, with more than two million pairs manufactured annually.

Now Pep wants to share your littlest one’s Student Prince 1st Day. If you have child starting Grade 1 this year, simply take a picture of them in their uniform on their first day of school. To enter, upload the photo at and stand a chance to win loads of awesome Back-to-School prizes, and more! 

What you can win: 

1st Prize: R5 000 for you – plus R2 000 for your child’s school

2nd Prize: R3 000 cash

3rd Prize: R2 000 cash

Pep’s Grand Prize: R10 000 cash plus R6 000 for your child’s school

Voters can get in on the prizes too! There’ll be voting stages on 15, 18 and 25 January – so keep voting to win one of three R500 Pep vouchers

Student Prince – quality trusted by generations

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