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Children usually start Grade R in the year that the child turns 6. Early childhood development assists learners to cope better later in their school careers. Compulsory school-going age (Grade 1) is 7 years in the year that the child is in Grade 1....
The Western Cape Education Department maintains a database of schools and centres in the Province. You can search this database by: School name. Language of...
Children usually start Grade 1 in the year in which they turn seven. Children who will be turning six during the year can start school if they are shown to be ready for school.   The Western Cape Department of Education (WCED) has developed a screening...