Newsletter #20 2019

CLOSURE OF SCHOOL: WINTER HOLIDAYS

School will be closing next week Friday, 14 June 2019 and will re-open on Tuesday, 09 July 2019. Learners will receive their report cards at 10am and will also be released at that time. We wish our staff and learners a safe and an enjoyable winter holiday.

 

PARENTS’ EVENING – TERM 3

Parents are urged to attend Parents’ evening on Thursday, 11 July 2019 from 16:00-18:00. Note that it is compulsory for both or at least one parent/guardian to attend this meeting. Your child/ward academic progress will be discussed. Parents will also set academic targets for Term 3. We expect maximum cooperation in this regard as imperative remediation strategies will be discussed. We thank our parents for their cooperation.

 

DAY TRIPS: REMINDER

Day trip excursions will commence soon. Note that NO LATE PAYMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED. No exceptions will be made beyond the due dates for payment. We advise parents to pay well in advance to avoid disappointment. Refer to the table below for details.

 

Grade Venue Depart date/time Return date/time Cost
5 Ditsong National History Museum, Pretoria 07/06/2019 app. 7:30 Same Day by 14:00 R160 Payment by 7 June 2019 (Extended)
6 Delta Environmental Centre, Johannesburg 12/06/2019 app. 7:30 Same Day by 14:00 R250 by 07 June 2019

(Extended)

7

 

Wits Planetarium & Sci-Bono, Johannesburg 06/08/2019 app. 7:30 Same Day by 14:00 R200 by 31 July 2019

 

WINTER SPORTS FESTIVAL FEEDBACK

On behalf of our school management team, SGB, coaches and staff, we would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to our star athletes and their parents for participating in our annual Winter Sports Festival. The event was truly bigger and better this year. Our athletes performed excellently. We sincerely appreciate all the efforts made by our staff, learners and parents in ensuring that the event was a resounding success. A special thank you to Mr. Sikhosana (Sports master) and Mrs. Stokes-Thubakgale (Sports Administrator) for their sterling work.

 

OVERNIGHT CAMPS – PAYMENT REMINDER

 

Kindly take note of the following information pertaining to overnight Camps. We advise parents to adhere to the stipulated due dates for payments to avoid disappointment. Note that Camp dates are close so payments must be made as early as possible. Thank you for your co-operation!

 

Grade Venue Depart date/time Return date/time Cost
4 Camp Discovery, Dinokeng, Pretoria 17/09/2019 19/09/2019 R1200 Payment by 25 August 2019
5 AKTV Buffelspoort, Limpopo 17/09/2019

app. 7:30

19/09/2019 app by 14:30 R1600 Payment by 25 August 2019
6 Jubaweni Ecological Game Farm, Limpopo 16/09/2019 app. 7:30 19/09/2019 app. 11:00 R1650 Payment by 31 August 2019
7 Makinky Manzi, North West

(R1000 deposit due by 30 June 2019)

16/09/2019 app. 7:30 20/09/2019 app.15:00 R2500 payment by 31 August 2019

 

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