Police confirmed on Wednesday that the Sans Souci Girls' High teacher who was filmed slapping a learner in a heated altercation has opened a case of assault against the pupil.
A video surfaced earlier this week, showing the learner pushing the educator and the teacher, in turn, slapping her in the face during class.
CAPE TOWN – The mother of a Sans Souci learner involved in an altercation with an educator says won't stop fighting for her child.
NEWLANDS - The mother of a learner who was slapped by a teacher at Sans Souci Girls’ High hopes her daughter won't now be victimised.
The pupil involved in a physical altercation with a teacher at Sans Souci Girls High School in Cape Town is facing five charges in her disciplinary hearing.
Police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana confirmed "counter-cases" of assault had been opened for investigation following the incident at Sans Souci Girls' High School on Tuesday – one on behalf of the pupil and another by the 33-year-old tea...
In a video that went viral on social media, a teacher of the Newlands school is seen reprimanding a pupil for not having the correct book and for having her cellphone out in an incident that occurred on Tuesday.
The altercation escalates as the pupil pushes a desk towards the teacher, before standing up and charging towards her.
According to SAPS spokesperson, Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana, a charge of assault GBH (grievous bodily harm) was laid .
"They have both been informed by the school governing body that disciplinary steps will be taken against them.
Cape Town – Sans Souci Girls' High School's student governing body (SGB) has suspended the teacher and pupil seen in an altercation in a video that has been met with outrage.
A video of the incident has been circulated widely on social media and now the school governing body is investigating the matter before disciplinary steps are decided on.
Standing outside the gates of Sans Souci Girls School in Cape Town, she confirmed that a legal challenge has been mounted by the family, as well as the teacher in question.
The 17-year-old pupil, understood to be in grade 9, told police he was standing near the school tuck shop when he was approached by another 17-year-old and attacked with a knife.
Both the teacher and a pupil involved in a physical altercation at Sans Souci Girls High School in Cape Town have been suspended, the Western Cape Education Department has confirmed.
The teacher and the student at the heart of a fierce controversy at Sans Souci Girls School have been suspended by the SGB, with both set to face a future disciplinary hearing.
A video has been doing the rounds on social media showing a teacher reprimanding a learner for allegedly using a cell phone in class.
This comes after a recording of the altercation, which played out on Tuesday, showed an apparent verbal quarrel over a book escalating into the pupil shoving the teacher, who retaliated by striking the teenager across the face.
Three boys were involved in an altercation on school grounds, leaving two of them wounded.
We broke the news earlier this morning that the educator is facing disciplinary action: An argument over language and phone usage in the classroom boiled over in dramatic fashion on Tuesday.
However, the school principal and proprietress, Isi Adigwe, said the management’s investigation revealed that the boy’s head was shaved by a pupil on the playground after the closing time.