The pathway bridge collapsed on Friday morning killing three pupils instantly and leaving over 20 others injured.
Pupils were coming from the morning assembly heading towards their classrooms when the bridge, made out of concrete. collapsed on them.
The deceased pupils were identified as Marli Curry‚ Jandre Steyn and Rayden Olckers.
The tragedy sent shock waves across the country and prompted an immediate response from the provincial and local governments.
Lesufi visited the school accompanied by religious leaders, the new mayor of Emfuleni Reverend Gift Moerane and other members of the public.
He announced that the school would be closed until it was declared safe.
On Saturday the department said three pupils had been discharged from hospital while others are still receiving medical attention.