Newsletter #15 2018

ADMISSIONS 2019

The admission period for new learners for grade 1-7 has commenced on 16 April 2018 and will close on Monday 28 May 2018. Kindly ensure that you conclude your application soon to avoid losing your child’s place at Midrand Primary school.

 

PREPARATIONS FOR THE JUNE EXAMINATIONS 2018

Parents are advised to ensure that learners prepare adequately as the June exam commences from 01 June 2018 to 14 June 2018. We implore parents to strictly supervise their child’s study time. The exam timetable will be communicated soon.

 

FANTASIA

Let’s have some fun in the sun before winter kicks in! The school will host the annual Fantasia event on 25 May 2018 at a cost of R60 per learner. Lessons will take place in the morning. The fun activities will commence at 11:00 and end at 14:00. There will be food, cool drinks, sweets and tons of entertainment for everyone.

 

DAY TRIPS AND OVERNIGHT CAMPS

Kindly take note of the following information pertaining to Day Trip excursions and Overnight Camps. We advise parents to adhere to the stipulated due dates for payments to avoid disappointment. Deposits for overnight camps can be paid immediately. 

Grade Venue Depart date/time Return date/time Cost
4 DAY TRIP: Voortrekker Monument 01/06/2018 app. 7:30 Same Day by 14:00 R150

Payment by 15 May 2018

  CAMP: TO BE CONFIRMED      
5 DAY TRIP: Gold Reef City 20/06/2018 app. 7:30 Same Day by 14:00 R300 Payment by 31 May 2018
  CAMP: Klein Kariba, Limpopo 25/09/2018

app. 7:30

27/09/2018 app by 14:30 R1450 Payment by 31 August 2018
6 DAY TRIP: Delta Environmental Centre, Gauteng 15/06/2018 app. 7:30 Same Day by 14:00 R250 Payment by 1 June 2018
  CAMP: Jubaweni Ecological Game Farm, Limpopo 25/09/2018 app. 7:30 28/09/2018 app. 11:00 R1600 Payment by 31 August 2018
7 DAY TRIP: TO BE CONFIRMED      
  CAMP: Sweetdale, Margate, KZN 21/09/2018

app. 7:30

25/09/2018

17:00-18:00

R2700

 

ANNUAL PYJAMA DAY 2018

As the cold breeze of winter sets in, we are excited to announce that our annual pyjama day will be held on 31 May 2018 at a cost of R10. Learners who pay must come to school dressed in their warm, woolly pyjamas. Doughnuts will be sold on the day.

 

FOUNDATION PHASE SHOW: HEALTHY BODY & A HEALTHY MIND

There will be a show for the Grade 1-3 learners on 17 May 2018 at a cost R30. Monies are payable to class teachers.

 

TEATRO ARTS EISTEDDFOD COMPETITION RESULTS

On Tuesday, 8 May 2018 our Speech and Drama Club competed in six categories at the above mentioned eisteddfod. The results are as follows:

  1. Monologues grade 5: “Making up stories” by Kuhlekonke Nzimande (A+ 89%); “12 Years Wise” by Onam Sithole (A++ 91%); Grade 6 “The Sunset Princess” by Ngwanatheko Nkopodi (A++ 91%)
  2. Acting Duets Senior phase: “Say No” by Ndivho Hlungwani and Zizo Sobutyu (A++ 91%) and “Brighton Beach Memoirs” also by Ndivho and Zizo (A++ 92%)
  3. Choral Verse Speaking: “Come with us” (A++ 94) Boitumelo Maake, Sibusisiwe Gama, Lwandle Ngcobo, Onam Sithole, Kuhlekonke Nzimande, Ngwanatheko Nkopodi, Ndivho Hlungwani and Zizo Sobutyu performed the verse. This was an item winner and the group has been invited to the Gala Dinner on the 30th of May 2018 at the Lalt Theatre in Boksburg. The drama coach, Mr. Jokozela will be featured on the Mzansi Magic Novella “Isithembiso” at 19:30 on 10 May 2018. We applaud Mr. Jokozela and his team on a job well done!

 

RECYCLING CAMPAIGN – LET’S KEEP OUR SCHOOL CLEAN

We are excited to introduce once again our Recycling Campaign. We request that all parents send in recyclable materials like paper and cardboard boxes to school. We will collect these materials every Tuesday. The purpose of this campaign is to raise awareness about the importance of cleanliness and to instil these values in our learners. We aim to emphasize the importance of taking care of the environment. This campaign will continue until the end of September. We thank our parents and community in advance for their support.

 

USE OF THE CORRECT SCHOOL UNIFORM

Parents are advised to ensure that learners are appropriately attired for school. Please take into consideration the changing weather as winter is fast approaching. Learners are expected to be attired in full school uniform every day.

 

ASSESSMENTS AND HOMEWORK

Parents are requested to ensure that homework and books are monitored on a daily basis. Learners received assessment plans at the beginning of the term. Ensure that learners are prepared with the necessary resources for the different assessment tasks.

 

SCHOOL FEES

All parents are urged to ensure that their school fees account is up to date. School fees can be paid at the school’s finance office using debit or credit card or by direct deposit into the school’s bank account. No cash will be accepted. Use the correct references when making deposits.

BANKING DETAILS:

BANK: NEDBANK  | BRANCH: MIDRAND ACC. NO.: 1686 04 0075 | CODE: 168642  |  TYPE: CURRENT | REF: USE NAME, SURNAME & GRADE OF THE CHILD |