Diary of attacks taking place at schools
l February 19, Kabaro Lephadi, a Grade 9 pupil at Wonderfontein High School in Carltonville on the West Rand, died after he was attacked during a rugby practice match on the school grounds.
l February 28, a 17-year-old girl from Humula High School in Mkhomi village in Limpopo was taken to hospital with serious injuries after she was hacked by another girl with a panga. The attacker had accused her victim of planning to attack her. Both girls were in Grade 9.
l February 26, a 16-year-old boy shot and wounded three fellow pupils at the Siyathuthuka Secondary School in Inanda, KwaZulu-Natal after an argument. - Vusi Ndlovu