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21 February 2011

The new kid at school

Whether it's the first day of high school or the start of Grade R, it can be like entering a whole new universe for kids.

A friend and I were discussing the Spud books, and it made me think of all the children in SA who will be entering high school for the first time this year. 

Making sure that they're properly prepared, enrolled, clothed and equipped relieves some of the strain, but parents need to brace themselves for an interesting week while their young teens find their precise fit in a new situation. 

 
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