Newsletter #18 2019

RE-ADMISSIONS & NEW APPLICATIONS FOR 2020 UPDATE REMINDER:

Parents of current learners who wish to reserve their place at Midrand Primary school in 2020 are required to submit their re-application forms no later than 24 May 2019 by 2pm. Kindly ensure that you conclude your application as soon as possible to avoid losing your child’s place. The admissions period for NEW leaners (Grade 2-7) has commenced on 13 May 2019 and will conclude on Monday, 15 July 2019. Grade 1 and 8 online applications will commence on 20 May 2019 and will end on 22 July 2019 at 24:00. (www.gdeadmissions.gov.za)

JUNE EXAMINATIONS 2019: GRADE 4-7

The examinations are underway. Learners are instructed to ensure that they thoroughly prepare themselves for the June examinations which will commence on 20 May 2019. All classwork books must be updated. Parents are advised to strictly monitor their child’s study timetable. Learners must note that excellent results are achieved when enough time is spent studying. We wish our learners all the best for their examinations. Refer below for the remaining examinations:

Date Day Grade 4 Grade 5 Grade 6 Grade 7
24 May 2019 Friday Fantasia – NO EXAM Fantasia – NO EXAM Fantasia – NO EXAM Fantasia – NO EXAM
27 May 2019 Monday Mathematics Mathematics Mathematics Natural science
28 May 2019 Tuesday (SS) History (SS) History (SS) History (SS) History
29 May 2019 Wednesday (SS) Geography (SS) Geography (SS) Geography (SS) Geography
30 May 2019 Thursday Natural science and tech Natural science and tech Natural science and tech Technology
31 May 2019 Friday EMS
03 June 2019     Monday Life Orientation

FANTASIA 2019

FANTASIA HAS FINALLY ARRIVED! The school will host the annual Fantasia event on 24 May 2019 at a cost of R60 per learner. Lessons will take place in the morning. Note that learners will not write examinations on the day. The fun activities will commence at 11h00 and end at 14h00. There will be food, cool drinks, sweets and tons of entertainment for everyone. Learners to be in their civvies (No uniform).

WINTER SPORTS FESTIVAL

Our annual Winter Sports Festival will be held on 01 June 2019 starting at 8am. The festival will cater for the following sport codes: Soccer, Netball & Chess. Parents are encouraged to support their children on the day. We wish our participants all the best as they continue to fly the school flag high.

SOUTH AFRICAN MATHEMATICS CHALLENGE FIRST ROUND RESULTS.

The first round of the AMESA was written on 17 May 2019 and 10 learners managed to proceed to the next round. The next round will be take place on 18 July 2019. Congratulations to the following learners who will be proceeding to the next round: Himalan Govender, Precious Maluleka, Lehlogonolo Manoko, Reatlegile Mphake, Nunu Nkatingi, Nana Nkatingi, Nikita Freeman, Phenyo Popela, Mpumelelo Mgaga and Kefilwe Pataki. We thank all the parents who have paid for and supported their child for participating in the challenge. We thank and encourage all our learners who did not proceed to the next round to continue to work hard and be diligent.

INDIVIDUAL CHESS DISTRICT COMPETITION

On the 18th of May 2019, Mrs. Stokes-Thubakgale, Mr. Sikhosana and Mrs. Mapiravana accompanied 8 learners who represented our school at the Individual Chess District competition held at Midrand High School. We concluded the competition with no medals, but a huge improvement! Our learners were close to qualifying for Provincials this year. With more practice, our learners will be able to do better next year. We commend our participants on their commitment and enthusiasm.

 

The following learners made it into the Top 10:

NAME AGE GROUP POSITION
Sandile Weda U9 8
Nhlanhla Mlangeni U13 10

 

SCHOOL FEES

All parents are requested 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. Please use the correct references when making deposits.

BANK DETAILS:

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

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