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EDUCATION

2020 new school calendar and holidays you have to know

SCHOOL CALENDAR FOR 2020: WHEN DOES EACH GRADE RETURN? Schools officially closed on 18 March, but reopened on Monday. There will now be a phased-in approach for the learners yet to return, which will take place in the following stages: 8 June 2020 Grade 7; Grade 12; and School of Skills: Year 4 6 July 2020 Early Childhood Development (“ECD”) Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 6 Grade 10 Grade 11 School of Skills: Years 2 and 3 Schools for Learners with Severe Intellectual Disabilities (“SID”): Grades R,

  1 year ago ago
2020 new school calendar and holidays you have to know

COVID

Schools to resume despite high coronavirus cases, see new dates for grades resumption

After the academic year was destroyed by the coronavirus pandemic, the government is getting ready to paper the latest school schedule for 2020 on Friday. With the get back to the classroom effectively in progress for our Grade 7 and Grade 12 students, others are set to follow with the aim of finishing a turbulent academic year.  On 18th of March, schools formally shut down but would be reopened on Monday. There will currently be a staged in approach for the students yet to return and this will happen in t

  1 year ago ago
Schools to resume despite high coronavirus cases, see new dates for grades resumption

COVID

Opinion: School should open for grade 12 only, other grades should be called off until 2021

I am a stay mother of two since its difficult times to find employment during this time but what’s pains me more is seeing my son who is in grade seven to go to school in shift with other grades on this pandemic of covid 19 I so wish the Department of education minister Angie Motsega were to reverse her decisions about younger grade we as parents struggle with masks loss of breath what about our kids for that six to seven hours i am scared of this virus, and I wish only grade 12 should go to school the

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: School should open for grade 12 only, other grades should be called off until 2021

EDUCATION

Schools welcome another wave of pupils

The Eastern Cape Department of Education is pleased to inform residents of the province that all preparations have been made to welcome Grades 3,6 and 11 back to school tomorrow. Learners that are also doing their Year 2 and 3 in the School of Skills as well as some learners with severe to profound intellectual disabilities and autistic learners in their final year, will also be making their way to school tomorrow. This marks the first week of return in a five week series, which will result in all grades being

  1 year ago ago
Schools welcome another wave of pupils

EDUCATION

Grade 12 and 7 pupils to return back to school on May 6

JOHANNESBURG - Pupils will return to school in phases. The phasing approach includes separated sub-columns of, Public Schools/Special Schools(Grade R-12) , Schools Of Skill (Year 1-4), SID schools (R-6), Special Care Centers (LSPID) (Year 1-4). 1. Grades 12 and 11 will return to school on 6th May 2020, along with Year 4 students from School Of Skills. 2. Grades 11 and 6 will return to school on 20th May 2020, along with Year 3 School of Skills students and Grade 6 SID Schools students. 3. Grades 10 and 5 wi

  2 years ago ago
Grade 12 and 7 pupils to return back to school on May 6