Stamping Out Cyberbullying in South Africa

A new generation was born into a digital world that thrives on constant connectivity. Of course, this environment has its benefits and opportunities, but also comes with significant risks for children and teens around the world; cyberbullying being one of them.  South Africa recognises Anti-Bullying Week from 11-15 November 2019. This is a good time … More Stamping Out Cyberbullying in South Africa

Exam Study Buddy: 5 Top Tips to Take on Those Tests

Exam season is upon us, along with all the anxiety, stress, excitement and dread – for both students and their parents! But with careful preparation and sensible management, exam season need not become an untameable beast. Rather, this time can be used to help students achieve the marks that they’re chasing, as well as equip … More Exam Study Buddy: 5 Top Tips to Take on Those Tests

So, Who Was Smarter Than a School Kid?

We recently ran an exciting competition on HeartFM, a Cape Town-based radio station focused on making genuine connections with the Cape Town community. Being featured on Aden Thomas’ Heart Breakfast show was a natural fit for School-Days, and we couldn’t wait to give five Capetonians the chance to win R5,000 for their family’s education AND … More So, Who Was Smarter Than a School Kid?

10 Secrets for Getting Your Kids to Eat Better

When the “Choo-Choo” Has Been Pooh-Poohed Have you ever looked at someone else’s child happily scoffing a plateful of broccoli and hummus and wishfully wondered where this kid came from? Trying to get your kids to eat well can be an uphill battle. They’re surrounded by tempting junk food on every corner, you’re busy, they’re … More 10 Secrets for Getting Your Kids to Eat Better

The New Disorder Affecting Kids Around the World

Parents,‌ ‌there’s‌ ‌a‌ ‌new‌ ‌issue affecting kids around the world.‌ ‌It can‌ ‌wreak‌ ‌havoc‌ ‌on‌ y‌our‌ ‌children’s‌ mental and physical ‌health‌, ‌and‌ ‌it’s‌ ‌spreading‌ ‌fast.‌ We’re‌ ‌talking‌ ‌about‌ ‌‘nature‌ ‌deficit‌ ‌disorder’.‌ ‌ ‌ We live in an increasingly connected and online world, able to conduct a wide array of day-to-day activities via a screen. This … More The New Disorder Affecting Kids Around the World

The Only Home Loan Service That Helps You Pay Towards Your Family’s Fees

School-Days has announced a new way for its members to grow their education bursaries We have just launched Easy HomeLoans, the only bond originator that will contribute towards your family’s school fees every month for an entire year.  Like many bond originators, Easy HomeLoans takes the hassle out of applying for a home loan by … More The Only Home Loan Service That Helps You Pay Towards Your Family’s Fees

It Takes a Village…

School-Days shares the community spirit with Ingane Yami Children’s Village for Mandela Day  “I don’t think I’d be alive without Ingane Yami.”  These are the words of Andile, a 13-year old boy who was the first child to join Ingane Yami Children’s Village at the age of six years old after being severely neglected as a young child.    Based in the Shongweni Valley in KZN, Ingane Yami … More It Takes a Village…