Strand kids excited as new school opens

14 January 2016 - 02:18 By Aarti J Narsee, Shenaaz Jamal and Sipho Masombuka

There were tears and yawns but mostly excitement as children in the Strand had their first day at a brand-new school yesterday. For years ACJ Phakade Primary in Nomzamo was plagued by poor classrooms and hygiene, as well as staff shortages.But it started the new academic year in a R37-million building, one of eight opened yesterday by the Western Cape education department.

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