51 dropout at sex crazy Mmadinare Snr

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MMADINARE: Mmadinare Senior Secondary School is grappling with high number of school dropouts due to pregnancy, after 51 female students dropped out in the years between 2014 and 2015, with the latest statistics for this term, indicating ten new cases of female students pregnancy.

Despite having achieved positions 7 previously and having had students who qualified for excellence awards in the past year, the school dropped to position 23 with 18.67 percent during this year’s results. None of the students has qualified for the excellence award but one students missed the prestigious award after falling short with only one A*.

Last year alone the school lost 41 students due to pregnancy; 13 during the first term, 18 during the second term and ten  students during the third term. This emerged during the Parents Teachers Association on Thursday. As at the end of first term this year already ten students have dropped out as highlighted during the PTA meeting by Guidance and Counselling teacher Diana Tshambani.

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