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Early birds keen to start the academic year

While many learners are still enjoying their last days of the holiday before the opening of the government schools next week Wednesday, those attending private schools kicked off their academic year this week already. 

On their first day of school, these early birds looked more than ready and excited about the new adventure that awaits.

Teacher Tanya van Schalkwyk with Abel Liju and his friend Colton Davids at Curro George.

Rundle College started on Tuesday 11 January with an intake of 3 grade 1's, while Curro George Primary School commenced their academic year on Wednesday 12 January and sports a total of 22 grade 1's.

Executive Head at Curro George, Chantel Brummer, is excited and overjoyed to welcome the school's second Grade 1 group this year. "Our class is filled to capacity, we received an overwhelming number of enquiries and enrollments for 2022."

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Rundle College's Head of Primary, Sharon Puttick, wished their three grade 1 learners all the best on their very first day of school: "Your journey towards excellence is about to begin! May this year be filled with lots of learning, laughter, adventure and memorable memories."

Teacher Tanya van Schalkwyk with her excited Grade 1 class at Curro George, sharing their holiday experiences.

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