Yo School Magazine


The School Governing Body on Friday 12 March 2021 hosted a luncheon to thank the teachers and support staff for the hard work.
The school attributes this achievement to hard work demonstrated by the Grade 12 learners and teachers and the entire staff complement.
The support from parents and the School Governing Body and the grace from the almighty God went a long way to the success.
Far North Secondary School serves the Zandspruit Informal Settlement community though it is in Cosmo City extension 9. The school is located in Ward 100 since its establishment in 2014.
The school is Quantile 1 with a feeding scheme. It has 4 Grade 8 classes, 4 Grade 9 classes, 5 Grade 10 and 3 Grade 11 classes and in 2016 they grew into Grade 12.
When the school was established, there were 713 learners with 45- 50 learners per class and 16 classrooms in total. The school has no school library, hall and playing fields for the learners. Learners travel by buses from Zandspruit to come to school everyday, a 10 minute drive.
Learners’ ages range between 13 and 19 years.
The Vision:
To Provide and Maintain Quality Education.
The Mission:
To provide a safe environment which fosters mutual respect between learners, parents, teachers and administrators while also cultivating productive citizens by providing structure and support for academic and emotional growth.
Honesty, Integrity, Trust, Dedication, Co-operation, and Time Management.


Mzukona Mantshontsho is the founder of Nyakaza Media Solutions. Nyakaza Media Solutions is an organisation that was established to help community organisations, business entities, and schools to research, write, document, report, analyse, edit, publish newsletters or bulletins in hard-copy, on-line and maintain websites with the relevant content as per the editorial policy of that organisation, school or entity. Nyakaza Media Solutions has a vision to promote and bring dialogue to communities, businesses and schools about issues that affect them. Nyakaza Media Solutions is on a mission to develop and encourage communities, businesses and learners to celebrate the good, applaud excellence, welcome growth, strive to be better individuals, businesses and communities, want more knowledge, discourage bad and counter-productive behaviour as well as communities, businesses and learners that want to be great SOUTH AFRICANS. Nyakaza Media Solutions is making use of Yo School Magazine as a platform that learners in all schools to make use of to write their stories.

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