Amended Directions for Schools: 1 August 2021

On 1 August 2021 the Department of Basic Education gazetted Amended Directions for South African schools (Government Gazette No. 44922).

The Amended Directions address the following:

  • sports (contact and non-contact);
  • co-curricular activities and enrichment programmes; and
  • returning primary school learners and pupils with special education needs, as well as the reopening of hostels for these schools.

The ISASA Legal and Policy Department has compiled a memorandum that analyses the implications for independent schools. The memo is available for download below.

Amended Directions 1 Aug 2021