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Drugs and Sport

Do we ever really consider the pressure our children are under when on the sports fields?

"Pressure to perform on the sports field is turning our kids into walking laboratories, warn docotors; and the drugs they're taking could damage them for life."

A recent article in the Discovery Health magazine issue 47 highlited this issue and is worth reading.  Attached is a summary of the issues related to steroid use.



At Edgemead High, all students are encouraged to strive for personal achievement in the context of a supportive, empowering environment

Our aim is to enable students to become productive citizens who appreciate the importance of service, leadership and traditional values in a changing world.

We are pleased to say that our students' achievements in external examinations place Edgemead High in the top echelon of South African High Schools

Edgemead is currently home to 1200 students of diverse backgrounds spread across Grades 8 to 12. The school is a very busy place as it offers a variety of activities in the academic, sport and cultural spheres of life at school.