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New emphasis on physical education

The Basic Education Department and the Physical Education Institute of SA want to encourage physical education at schools.

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School deadline looms for W Cape parents

Western Cape parents have only a few days left to enrol their children in school for the 2016 academic year.

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INDEPENDENT MEDIA

For many kids life is grim and anxious

Many South African children wake up every day feeling anxious, scared and not wanting to live.

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Body image fears start young - study
May 25 2015 at 12:20

Girls as young as six are going on diets, a study of British schoolchildren has found.

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How to teach your kids about sugar
May 22 2015 at 13:17

Casey Seidenberg wants children to know what sugar is, and what it does to their bodies.

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You're not getting my money, kid!
May 22 2015 at 11:43

British comedian Lenny Henry says it is 'right' for rich parents to cut their children out of an inheritance.

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'My daughter is being mocked on Twitter'
May 19 2015 at 13:33

Virginia Ironside tells a worried parent to close down her 10-year-old's Twitter account.

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Telly can mean jelly belly for kids
May 19 2015 at 12:12

Researchers say that young children who watch just one hour of TV a day are up to 73 percent more likely to be obese.

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Schools 'should let boys wear skirts'
May 18 2015 at 13:41

Schools should adopt 'gender neutral' uniform policies, Britain's boarding schools were told recently.

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‘My four-year-old thinks she’s fat’
May 18 2015 at 11:51

Jamie Davis Smith discovers how her seemingly innocuous comments about her weight affects her little girl.

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Two-thirds of kids unfit - study
May 15 2015 at 11:58

Two thirds of primary school age children are unfit, unable to complete tasks such as running, researchers have warned.

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Can you tell if your child is overweight?
May 14 2015 at 11:53

A study shows that 95 percent of parents think their overweight children look 'just right', writes Lenny Bernstein.

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Alcohol education programme for schools
May 14 2015 at 11:53

Six Cape Town primary schools will take part in a foetal alcohol syndrome educational initiative.

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