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As the kids prepare to return to school, DStv has got you covered on shows that not only entertain but also educate. We like to call this session, edutainment. Sit and be schooled.

In Child Genius, 20 bright young minds, with determined parents in tow, prepare to battle it out for the $100 000 college fund prize. You do not have to be a genius to watch the show because you will learn alot from these smart kids

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. In Junior Masterchef, the kids learn to let out their inner creativity and make a fancy feast with exquisite ingredients. Junior MasterChef is in its final week as the final four compete to be the best cook in the country. Catch a break on Tuesday 12 January at 11:30 on BBC Lifestyle.

Join Shakes, Dancing Rasta and the rest of the Supa Strikas as they think, battle and sometimes stumble their way through underwater showdowns, alien encounters, martial arts soccer, sinking icebergs, reality TV and virtual reality ninjas. Excitement is in the air as the new season is upon us. All this starting Saturday 23 January at 9:00 on Disney XD (304).

For the older kids, Mindset has you covered when it comes to Maths, Science and English for grades 10 to 12. If you love trivia, the National School Quiz Show is the program for you. Watch as High School students battle it it out on various topics, Thursday, 14 January at 15:30 CAT. At 19:00 CAT tune it to This Life, where education on pregnancy and HIV is tackled. Challenge yourself more with educationsl shows on Mindset, channel 319.

Let's make 2016 an epic year students!