Brief backgroundIn 2010 Rivonia Primary School refused to admit a child to grade 1 (for 2011) because the school, according to the SGB, was full. The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) instructed the school to admit the pupil, contrary to the school’s admission policy and when the principal refused to do so, departmental officials physically placed the learner in one of the school’s grade 1 classrooms.

Download News Flash 23 of 2013