IN PICTURES | Bells are ringing, kids! It’s back to school

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IN PICTURES | Bells are ringing, kids! It’s back to school

First-day jitters are always part of schooling, and it was no different on Monday as the SA 2021 school year started

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Pupils say a prayer before learning resumes for the 2021 school year at Blomvlei Primary School in Hanover Park, Cape Town.
PRAYING GAMES Pupils say a prayer before learning resumes for the 2021 school year at Blomvlei Primary School in Hanover Park, Cape Town.
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Blomvlei Primary School in Hanover Park welcomes pupils back into classrooms.
GO THE OTHER WAY Blomvlei Primary School in Hanover Park welcomes pupils back into classrooms.
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First-day jitters at Tolamo Primary School in the North West.
'OH NO, I CAN'T DO THIS!' First-day jitters at Tolamo Primary School in the North West.
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It was all systems go on Monday at Tolamo Primary School in Letlhakaneng in the North West, although some kids did not want to be left at school and tried to 'escape' back to their parents.
ON THE FENCE It was all systems go on Monday at Tolamo Primary School in Letlhakaneng in the North West, although some kids did not want to be left at school and tried to 'escape' back to their parents.
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A little girl's first day at school at Tolamo Primary School in Letlhakaneng in the North West.
LET ME GO! A little girl's first day at school at Tolamo Primary School in Letlhakaneng in the North West.
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The calm before the school bell rings at Tolamo Primary School in the North West.
DING-DONG! The calm before the school bell rings at Tolamo Primary School in the North West.
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A teacher conducts temperature screening at Blomvlei Primary School in Hanover Park.
STEPS TOWARDS A DEGREE A teacher conducts temperature screening at Blomvlei Primary School in Hanover Park.
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Temperature screening at Letlhakaneng's Tolamo Primary School in the North West.
IT'S GETTING HOT IN HERE Temperature screening at Letlhakaneng's Tolamo Primary School in the North West.
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First-day jitters at Tolamo Primary School in Letlhakaneng.
SPRINTER IN THE MAKING First-day jitters at Tolamo Primary School in Letlhakaneng.
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Parents wave goodbye to their kids outside Blomvlei Primary School in Hanover Park, Cape Town.
NO ESCAPE Parents wave goodbye to their kids outside Blomvlei Primary School in Hanover Park, Cape Town.
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Pupils line up to be screened at Blomvlei Primary in Hanover Park, Cape Town.
QUEUE AND A Pupils line up to be screened at Blomvlei Primary in Hanover Park, Cape Town.
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Blomvlei Primary School in Hanover Park welcomes pupils back into classrooms.
DISTANCE Blomvlei Primary School in Hanover Park welcomes pupils back into classrooms.
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Blomvlei Primary in Hanover Park welcomed pupils back to class on Monday after a two-week delay in the school calendar due to Covid-19.
IN FULL SWING Blomvlei Primary in Hanover Park welcomed pupils back to class on Monday after a two-week delay in the school calendar due to Covid-19.
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Blomvlei Primary School in Hanover Park welcomes pupils back into classrooms.
TEARY-EYED Blomvlei Primary School in Hanover Park welcomes pupils back into classrooms.
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Pupils stand on the field at the Blomvlei Primary in Hanover Park.
LITTLE RASCALS Pupils stand on the field at the Blomvlei Primary in Hanover Park.
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Blomvlei Primary School pupils stand in lines awaiting further instructions.
SAFE QUANTITIES Blomvlei Primary School pupils stand in lines awaiting further instructions.
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Assembly time at Blomvlei Primary School in Hanover Park, Cape Town.
INITIATES, ASSEMBLE! Assembly time at Blomvlei Primary School in Hanover Park, Cape Town.
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A child holds on to mommy before schooling begins at Blomvlei Primary in Hanover Park.
SEPARATION BLUES A child holds on to mommy before schooling begins at Blomvlei Primary in Hanover Park.
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Spiderman features on a school bag at Blomvlei Primary in Hanover Park as pupils were welcomed back into classrooms.
ENTER THE WEB Spiderman features on a school bag at Blomvlei Primary in Hanover Park as pupils were welcomed back into classrooms.
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