How Curro Waterfall School Managed Students Back In School

NEW LAWS AS SCHOOLS REOPEN AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN SA


With schools having started on January 12,the central focus is on the children who have been arriving, showing mixed emotions on day one.
Parents are encouraging their little ones into the classroom while teachers show great excitement and warmth in their welcome. Importantly, the COVID-19 protocols are being observed, with temperature checks, social distancing along with sanitizing.


At the gates of the Curro Waterfall School, which is COVID-19 compliant, all pupils are wearing their masks and sanitising upon arrival.


Curro Waterfall’s Grade 1 learners shared their experiences after attending their first day of ‘big school’.
Ishara Mbatha said that her first day was okay, they first got to watch a movie then went to play followed by a yummy lunch.


She said was looking forward to attending school every day, “The one thing that I love about school is learning the ‘ABC’s'(alphabets).”
Lihan Harris, who also had his debut of a formal learning career day at Curro said that he had fun.


He added that he did colouring in and was happy that he got to meet his friends from Grade R as well as new friends.
Mark Heidmann, executive head at Curro Waterfall shared some words with their Grade 1 learners.


Heidmann said that this time of the year there was always that great excitement around the new learners, the Grade Rs and 1s, the oversized uniforms, the excited and nervous parents.


He said that it was exciting because most of the learners have come through their preschool, but there was also that feeling that they are entering into formal education.
“Have a wonderful time, enjoy coming to school every day because what we are embarking upon is a 12-year journey. With the first day of the 2022 academic year under way, one pupil at Curro Waterfall School in Midrand explained what he did during the holidays.

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