Gauteng Education Department opens a new school named after struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in Braamfischerville, Soweto.
EWN reporter at the school, Thando Kubheka, says the school has modern information facility and play gyms for children.
It starts from Grade R to Grade 7. There are about 33 classrooms. About 1320 children are going to come to this school.— Thando Kubheka, EWN reporter
Children have started coming in to the school. They are dressed in their uniform, some of them look excited.— Thando Kubheka, EWN reporter
One parent, whose daughter will be starting Grade 6, says he is happy that his child will study in a school with equipment that can assist learners with their education.
The school is so neat, clean and beautiful. And I can see the Education Department is so prepared to do this. I'm very excited.— Parent
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is expected to give his address at the school today.
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