WATCH | Grade R pupil makes a run for it on first day of school

2020-01-17 11:53

Nonkululeko Nyoni had her hands full when she had to chase her 4-year-old daughter down on her first day of school. Watch.

‘Education of our children must become a societal issue’

2020-01-16 14:07

KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Education Kwazi Mshengu announced on Wednesday that the first day of the 2020 academic year had gone well.

These 4 local retailers offer generic school uniforms at cost-effective prices

2020-01-15 12:10

Parents say they're paying unnecessarily high prices for school uniform and we proved them right by looking at more affordable options for generic uniform items from four local retailers.

School costs ‘madness’

2020-01-15 09:02

Four reams of paper, three sets of rulers, two boxes of glue sticks, a pad of coloured cardboard and … a bottle of dishwashing liquid.

‘It’s all systems go’

2020-01-14 15:02

KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Education, Kwazi Mshengu, is confident that when the province’s 2,8 million pupils start the 2020 academic year at over 6 000 schooling facilities in KZN on Wednesday, everything will be ready for them.

11 Back-to-school lunchbox ideas that your kids will love

2020-01-10 09:30

Energy-boosting snacks and exciting lunches to look forward to this year!

These local parents compared 8 retailers to find the most affordable stationery

2019-01-21 17:12

When you want something done, ask a parent! These Parent24 readers supplied us with a comprehensive list of stationery prices that may prove useful to moms and dads across the country.

5 reasons to be cheerful about the new school year

2019-01-17 09:22

The start of a new school year can be a positive thing! Here are 5 reasons to celebrate it.

Relief for Cape Town principal who has 72 Grade 4 pupils in one class

2019-01-11 07:48

The desperate pleas for help from a Cape Town school, which has around 70 pupils in one class, may be answered soon after the Western Cape Education Department put in an urgent request for extra staff.

This teacher is showing us a side of teaching we rarely see

2019-01-10 09:17

It's one of the most underrated jobs and this teacher is showing us just how far educators are willing to go to ensure their students are successful.


How to deal with an anxious child

2020-01-17 11:31

The new school year is officially in full swing but getting back into the groove might prove a bit difficult for your little one.

Tears, cheers and hugs as pupils start first day of school in Cape Town

2020-01-15 12:54

Excited, sleepy and a bit teary eyed were the mixed reactions of pupils who entered the gates of St Mary's Primary School in Cape Town for the first day of school.

'Someone robbed me of the opportunity to learn' - pupils sent home after Gauteng school set alight

2020-01-15 11:18

The start of the first term for hundreds of pupils at Khutlo-Tharo Secondary School in Sebokeng has gotten off to a disastrous start, after they were told to return home because their school had been set alight.

Fire breaks out at Gauteng school hours before first day back

2020-01-15 06:48

The first day of school is off to a dramatic start at Khutlo-Tharo Secondary School in Sebokeng as a fire guts the school's administration block.

Here’s how to help your kid make school cool

2020-01-14 14:46

Check out our tips to make their transition easier and get them feeling cool for school.

Guidelines to a healthy diet for your 1st grader

2019-02-20 10:03

With the new school year in full swing, the initial excitement of 1st grade might not be enough to get your child through a packed school day anymore. Here are some guidelines to a healthy diet that will boost your child’s cognitive and physical development.

WATCH: 3 easy ways to pimp your pencils

2019-01-18 11:48

Printed, pompommed and pretty – here's an easy DIY for the kids to try. Added bonus: you'll never have to buy overly expensive, sparkly stationery supplies again!

Cape Town 'no-fee' schools turning away parents who can't fork out cash, one mother told to pay for her child’s chair

2019-01-15 09:03

Some "no-fee" schools are insisting parents pay once-off fees - and turning away Grade R children whose parents can't pay.

‘It’s not the children’s fault’

2019-01-10 15:38

Not all was smooth sailing on the first day of school on Wednesday as parents complained about their children being sent home for various reasons.

From playschool to big school: 6 ways parents can help make the transition easier for their children

2019-01-09 16:19

"Increased demands and an unfamiliar environment can be daunting, and children need to be eased into the new situation." An expert shares how you can help make this milestone easier for your little one.

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