Welcome to ‘Big School’


It is back-to-school season and this marks a fun first for the grade 1’s as they begin their new journey in “Big School”. Bloemfontein Courant went to some of Bloem’s primary schools to document their first day.

Azra Pinetown playing with an educational toy at Olive Ridge School.

Carli Bornman, Tehila Diradingwe, and Catherine Hung are all very excited to be starting grade 1 at Eunice Primary School.

FC Nieman en sy trotse ma by Primêre Skool Universitas. “Jy is yslik groot vandag, ons is so trots op jou. Gee net jou beste.”

Peyton Louw and the rest of her classmates settling into their new grade at St Michael’s Primary School.

Dingaan Dingaan starts the learning process at Olive Ridge School.

Laurika van Wyngaard, Primêre Skool Universitas. “Kan nie glo ons is al hier nie!
Mamma is so trots op jou! Jy moet elke oomblik geniet!”

Excited Zaylee Nefale is ready to start her journey at St Michael’s Primary School.

Alivia Fourie already geared up to start the year. “Sterkte, prinses!”

Cleonishe Minnie from St Michael’s Primary School coloring in on the first day.