Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Carla | 2010/11/03


Afr of Engelse skool?

Ek hoop Dokter kan my help. Is dit goed om ''n Afrikaanse kind na ''n Engelse laerskool te stuur? Of waar kan ek hierdie inligting kry?

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This is always a difficult question to answer as it is a very personal decison which needs to be taken by parents. It seems easier for children to do their best if schooled in their home language.

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Posted by: WJA | 2010/11/03

Hi Carla,
There should be no problem with sending your child to an English school.
I was raised in a dual lingual family. My mother is Afrikaans and both my sisters attended Afrikaans schools.
My father is English and I attended an English school.
Language at home was a combination of both but predominantly Afrikaans. This has had no negative effect on my development as a child.

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