The school had been built by community members in 1960. The education authorities have threatened to take legal action against some community members and the school governing body.
The department would not be drawn to comment further. Community representative Kenneth Ramatshela says the building was no longer safe.
“The school has been written off, let’s demolish the school and take the material so that we can build the shacks for the kids so that they can come back to school and attend because they are behind with the lessons, so that is why you see the school is like this,” says community representative Kenneth Ramatshela.
However, it has been confirmed that several schools in Limpopo have been temporary closed after a surge in coronavirus cases. Recently it was reported that Video: Limpopo’s Molautsi Secondary School confirms 27 pregnant learners.
Dibeng village Primary School learners, learning inside shacks
Not so long ago one of it student trended after she safely gave birth to triplets. However, the 18-year-old mother did confirm that the babies’ father is a fellow learner.
It is in the wake of this incident that led to a disturbing discovery that the school has more than 27 learners who have baby bumps. The school did confirm that the majority of the pregnant learners are in grade 12.
Speaking to the SABC news crew on condition of anonymity a 19-year-old learner says she chose not to use contraceptives and is coping well with the pregnancy.
“It is not affecting me in any way. I have passed my mid-year exams. I’m hoping to pass my trial exams without any failure. I was taught about issues of education at school. I knew everything I just decided not to prevent. My mom took me to the clinic to prevent and then I decided to do it my own way. Are you prepared for a child? No, I’m not prepared but then it’s life. I have accepted.”