Schools leave no pew unturned in their bid to accommodate pupils

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Schools leave no pew unturned in their bid to accommodate pupils

From dining halls to churches, that’s how primary schools are maintaining distance

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Several primary schools in SA are using dining halls and churches to accommodate pupils, while simultaneously complying with the 1m social distancing requirement.

Among these is Klein Mier, about 25km from the Namibian border and 40km from the Botswana border.

The school’s principal, Anthony Skippers, said the 33 pupils from grades 1 to 3, who were normally taught in one classroom through multigrade teaching, were now split into two classes...

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