A new leaf for Sans Souci as controversial principal retires

Western Cape Education Department spokesman, Paddy Attwell, says the officials investigating the case of Sans Souci Girls' High School completed their investigations during the holidays.

There were protests over issues of racism at the school last year. The pupils complained about the school's language policy, saying that they are not allowed to speak in their mother tongue when at school or in uniform.

All affected individuals were awarded an opportunity to make representations, says Atwell.

He says the school's policy was reviewed and now they are in the process on reviewing their code of conduct.

The focus now will be on building a culture of inclusivity as well as order and discipline.

Paddy Atwell, WC education department Head of Communications

According to Atwell, the principal has retired as she could not handle the trauma and stress that came with these problems.

To hear more on what will be happening at the school, please listen below:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : A new leaf for Sans Souci as controversial principal retires


Recommended

by THE NEWSROOM
Read More
'Foreshore development plan will exacerbate spacial and social divide'

'Foreshore development plan will exacerbate spacial and social divide'

UCT planning expert raises concerns over bidder's proposed plans for Foreshore development.

WC government raises concerns over taxi conflicts being taken to taxi ranks

WC government raises concerns over taxi conflicts being taken to taxi ranks

Two killed, nine others injured during shooting at Langa taxi rank.

CoCT: Glitch means some residents face higher water bills

CoCT: Glitch means some residents face higher water bills

Officials say it is the result of a new metering system introduced in January.

Sans Souci pupils hand over memorandum to Education MEC

Sans Souci pupils hand over memorandum to Education MEC

Sans Souci principal‚ Charmaine Murray won't report for duty and has been offered temporary placement at the WCED district office.

Sans Souci principal asked to stay away amid investigation

Sans Souci principal asked to stay away amid investigation

Education MEC Debbie Schafer has given the school until the end of September to draft new policy following racism allegations.

Sans Souci Girls' High School code of conduct under review

Sans Souci Girls' High School code of conduct under review

Former learner at Sans Souci Girls' High School alleges that the code of conduct has been under review since 2013.

Popular articles
Discovery CEO (and founder) Adrian Gore bares his soul about money

Discovery CEO (and founder) Adrian Gore bares his soul about money

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Gore about his attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.).

"Duduzane Zuma is the Gupta family's greatest asset"

"Duduzane Zuma is the Gupta family's greatest asset"

Sunday Times journo Thanduxolo Jika who broke the front page story about the Gupta family emails vouches for their authenticity.

So what exactly is radical economic transformation?

So what exactly is radical economic transformation?

Wits associate professor of economics Christopher Malikane speaks to Azania Mosaka about the term that is being bandied about.

'My daughter bought Spur shares when she was 10 years old' - Dr Adrian Saville

'My daughter bought Spur shares when she was 10 years old' - Dr Adrian Saville

What does Citadel’s famed disciple of contrarian, deep-value investing Dr Adrian Saville hope for (and fear) about money?

Who is Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi?

Who is Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi?

The EFF lawyer stole the show during the state capture report court battle.

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

WIN R2000! But only if you can prove you're a whiz of the MTN Biz Quiz by answering the following three questions...

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Is social trend Blesserfinder, where girls are allegedly matching up with rich 'benefactors' in exchange for sex, a real thing?