Newsletter #26 2017


We are TWO weeks away from the Midrand Primary School Family Fun day! The weather is looking up and we are gearing for an event that promises to be bigger and better with loads of entertainment for all. Under the theme, Above the Influence. We will have a 5 km fun-run, a dance and singing competition, dads and lads mini-soccer tournament, moms and daughter’s mini-netball tournament and a variety of rides, jumping castles and slides. Stalls will be available to parents at a cost of R500. This event will be held on 09 September 2017. The entrance fee for 2017 is R60.00 per person. To avoid long queues on the day of the event, we encourage that payment be made to the class teacher.



Parents are reminded to ensure that their children are well- prepared for the cycle tests which will begin on Thursday, 07 September 2017 and conclude on Friday, 15 September 2017. Learners are advised to prepare adequately and in advance so that optimum results are achieved.



Please note that second dose of the HPV vaccine will be administered on Friday, 25 August 2017. Parents of girls in grade four, please take note of the correspondence issued to learners on Tuesday with regards to the vaccine.



We are one week away from the closing date. Parents are urged to make payments for camp as the closing date for payments are nearing. Please ensure that school fees are updated to avoid disappointment. Please note that the cut-off date for payments is 01 September 2017. Outstanding payments must be made by the cut-off date to finalize the attendance number. 

  • Grade 4:

The grade 4 learners will also be going on an overnight excursion to Camp River Lake on 26-28 September 2017. The cost is R 1000.00.

  • Grade 5:

The grade 5 learners will be going on an overnight excursion to Klein Kariba (Bela Bela) on 27-29 September 2017. The cost is R 1300.00.

  • Grade 6:

The grade 6 learners will be going on an overnight excursion to Fraaibos Nature Camp (Brits) on 26-29 September 2017. The cost is R 1550.00.

  • Grade 7:

The grade 7 learners will be going on an overnight excursion to Camp Wagon Drift (Estcourt) on 25-29 September 2017. The cost is R 2500.00.



The Grade 7 learners will be having their Market Day on Wednesday, 06 September 2017. This is an event aimed at planting entrepreneurial skills in our learners. We would like to appeal to all our parents to support the event by giving their children some extra pocket money.



All parents are requested to ensure their school fees account is up to date. School fees can be paid at the school’s finance office in cash, debit or credit card or by direct deposit into the school’s bank account.


BANK: NEDBANK          BRANCH: MIDRAND                ACC. NO.: 1686 04 0075

CODE: 168642             TYPE: CURRENT                        REF: USE NAME, SURNAME & GRADE OF THE CHILD