PARENTS and pupils fed up with the lack of teachers at a Hankey high school – where one class is accommodating 103 pupils – are calling on the Eastern Cape education department to intervene.
Tensions leading to protests at Hankey Secondary School started flaring up last year, when most of the pupils were found to have failed their grades on the last day of school – December 7.
One pupil was said to have attempted suicide as a result.
Teachers also complained of a shortage of teachers and the subsequent overcrowding in some of the classes, with one class having an "unacceptable” 103 pupils.
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