This application concerns the status of a learner at a high school. The first applicant (who is assisted herein by his father, the second applicant) (also referred to in this judgment as E) is a learner at the N High School (the third respondent), an acclaimed and well-known Afrikaans medium high school in Krugersdorp. During July/August 2009, and while E was in Grade 11, he was elected as a member of the school's Representative Learners Council (Verteenwoordigende Leerderraad) (the RLC), and thereafter elected as deputy head boy of the school...
In the result, the following order was made on 26 February 2010:
1. The application for the relief set out in prayer 2.3 of the Notice of Motion is dismissed.
2.The applicants jointly and severally the one paying the other to be absolved, are ordered to pay the costs of this application from 16 February 2010 to date of this judgment, such costs to include the costs consequent upon the employment of two counsel.
3. As for the remainder of the costs, each party is to pay his/her own costs.