WATCH VIDEO and SEE GALLERY: Excitement as pupils flock to school in Pretoria

Schools across South Africa started again today, with thousands of pupils flocking to school, bag and lunchbox in hand.

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Many moms and dads in tears waved as their grade 1 little ones made their way to what can only be described as an exciting 2017 ahead.

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Rekord would like to wish each and every pupil good luck with their academic year, see some pictures below of children on their first day of school.

If you would like to have your child’s photo featured in this article, please send us a photo with your child’s name, age and school.

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