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An emotional first day of school

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The day has finally arrived. Kids are going back to school and for 93 thousand grade one kids it’s their first day of big school. And it’s an emotional day for parents and kids alike.

The Western Cape’s MEC for education David Maynier says that while the province is ready for the new school year, the education sector is not without its challenges.

Do you remember your first day of school? Here’s a young Ricky Schroeder in grade one:

Phil de Lange
Phil de Lange
Phil de Lange is the producer of the Ryan O'Connor Breakfast show and has been with Smile 90.4FM since it's inception in 2013. Through his work on the breakfast show he has won two national radio awards. He has been in broadcasting for 15 years and has honed his talent at 6 different radio stations. Outside of radio he is also a podcast producer and award winning stand-up comedian.

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