Schooling alternatives to government schools

Schooling alternatives to government schools

With school registrations for Grade 1 and Grade 8 opening on 13 May, parents are worried not only about whether their children will get a place at school, but also where that school will be.

If you dread the thought of registering your child with the GDE, if you are anxious that your child’s placement will be less than ideal, or if you are simply curious about other options, here are a few alternatives to traditional government schools to consider.

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How to deal with a poor school report

How to deal with a poor school report

As a parent, you want your child to do well in school. So, what do you do when their report card doesn’t reflect their academic potential – or your expectations? The most important thing is not to react with disappointment. A bad report or poor grade is often a red flag for a potential problem area, not a measure of your child’s worth… or your parenting skills.

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