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First school day 2019 Eerste skooldag

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Mixed emotions as learners return to school

While the Class of 2018 continued to celebrate their results the Class of 2030 started their first day in big school with mixed emotions yesterday (Wednesday).
The city was abuzz as joyful older learners caught up with friends after the holidays and a few hopeful parents rushed around to find space for their children at schools.
Some of the little ones found it difficult to hold back the tears while others fitted in easily and eagerly started working.

Photos: Editorial

Kabelo Sekgare is ready for her new class.

Monica Sebona with her son, Thapelo Sebona.

Magda Wessels and Monica Oostendorp.

Chrisna van Straaten and Miané Voigt.

The Chauke twins, Dzunekani and Dael could not wait to start the day.

Bonolo Nyoffutries out some of the stationery.

Desiree Conradie, Headmaster of Pemps with some of the new Grade 1 learners.

Princesa Maketa is already in love with her new class.

Bontle Kekana and Ntlhau Nchabeleng waiting for their first lesson to star.

Nyiko Chuake contemplates his future.