Marizka Coetzer
Journalist
3 minute read
10 Jan 2022
6:02 am

Back to school: Will Covid-19 pandemic disrupt learning? Parents hope not

Marizka Coetzer

One parent said she prayed the children will have an uninterrupted school year.

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The countdown to the start of the 2022 academic year has begun as thousands of pupils around the country prepare to go back to school. Christa Kleynhans from Pretoria said she was relieved the schools were reopening after a long December holiday. “Now the children can stop moaning they are bored at home and learn again,” said Kleynhans, whose daughter matriculated last year, has a child going to Grade 6. “We are looking forward to what new things she will learn this year and play sports.” Kleynhans said she prayed the children will have an uninterrupted school year. Ilona Coetzer’s...