Johannesburg – Serious concerns have been raised about the ill-discipline among pupils, especially in Gauteng, after incidents of stabbings, drinking sprees and fights at a number of schools came to light this week.
A Grade 8 learner was stabbed in the neck by another pupil outside Altmont Technical High School in Soweto yesterday.
The boy was rushed to a nearby clinic and was later transferred to a hospital to receive further medical attention. Fortunately he was discharged before midnight and is now at home recovering.
However, the Grade 9 learner who stabbed him faces suspension and other pending disciplinary processes while police are also investigating the incident.
On the same day, a…
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