Public, Private or Model C: Which School is Best?

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The South African education system is made up of three different types of schools: independent or private; public or government; and Model C schools.  Let’s look at the 3 models. 

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How To Get Involved At Your Child's Primary School

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Without a doubt, your involvement with your child's school will most certainly benefit you, your child and the school! You are the most influential factor in your child's life and they will take their cues from you when dealing with school and the community they're part of. Knowing what is happening and helping out at the school will make you a valuable resource for your school and will also enable you to observe and participate in the changes and policies the school will have.  

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Extra-Murals: How Much is Too Much?

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South African schools pride themselves on their sporting and cultural prowess, with long traditions of undying team spirit and meritorious achievements which mostly happen after school and during weekends. The idea of extra-mural activity has some parents in a quandary, while some encourage dedication to it full time. But how much is too much, particularly at Primary School level; the beginning of your child's long school career?

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