Students don their school uniform at Matric ball for inclusivity drive

Students don their school uniform at Matric ball for inclusivity drive

Inclusivity is a message many schools and organizations preach but the Ikeketsetseng Secondary school made a point of practicing what they preach.

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The school based in Sasolburg promoted the spirit of inclusivity by implementing a strict dress code at this year’s matric farewell – learners were to dress up in their school uniform.

In many South African communities, the Matric farewell is a grand event. Parents often end up splurging lavishly on costly clothing, shoes, make-up, cars, venue hire, to name but a few.

The irony is that it’s an expense most South African families can’t comfortably afford. gathered this to be the key driving force behind the initiative.

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The learners were still able to beautify themselves in terms of hair and make-up but most parents welcomed the savings on the big-ticket items.

The post was shared by Ike Mothibeli via the Vaal notice board Facebook group and received high praise from many facebook users.

With such rave reviews, perhaps it’s a trend that will be followed by many other South African schools in the near future.

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