First day at school for Grade R pupils

2018-01-26 06:00
PHOTOS: siphelele nketoNodumo Mabeda accompanies son Sive to Nomzamo Primary School.

PHOTOS: siphelele nketoNodumo Mabeda accompanies son Sive to Nomzamo Primary School.

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AS schools opened on Wednesday, some Grade R pupils were excited, but others refused to be separated from their parents.

Fever visited Kokstad schools and asked parents and teachers how they keep the children interested and at school.

Nodumo Mabeda, mother of Grade R pupil Sive, said it is painful to be separated from your child because her playful son always creates fun at home.

“I am very connected to my child and to send him to school is painful, but I don’t have a choice because I want him to get an education.

“It’s a busy day for us and we believe next week Grade R pupils will be happy. We are going to make sure they enjoy school as we will give them toys to help them cope with their new environment,” said Kokstad Public Primary Grade R teacher, Sindiso Mphetshwa.

Kokstad Public Primary accepted 100 Grade R pupils this year.

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