Newsletter #22 2019

WELCOME TO TERM 3!

We would like to welcome our learners, staff and parents to the third Term of 2019. We hope that you have had a great holiday. Teaching and learning is well underway. Learners are instructed to be on their best behaviour, focus on their studies and follow their Assessment Plans. All the best to our learners!

PARENTS’ EVENING – TERM 3

Parents are requested to attend Parents’ Evening later today, 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/wards 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.

PARENTS’ MEETING

The GDE has amended the Admissions Policy of public schools in Gauteng. All parents are invited to attend an important Parents’ Meeting in the School Hall on 01 August 2019 at 18:00. An informative letter regarding this meeting will be sent with learners soon. Parents will receive an SMS from school with a link to follow in order to view the draft of the amended Admissions Policy or alternatively parents can visit the school website. Inputs can be submitted to admin@midrandprimary.co.za by 25/07/2019. We implore all parents to attend this meeting as pivotal information will be discussed.

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. NO LATE PAYMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

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 was due by 30 June 2019)

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

 

MANDELA DAY CLEAN-UP CAMPAIGN

All learners and staff members will get together to clean up the school on Friday, 19 July 2019 in commemoration of Mandela Day. Learners are encouraged to bring buckets, plastic containers, rubber gloves and rag cloths. Learners are required to bring their books for the first five periods of the day. All learners are advised to wear old clothes suitable for cleaning and working. Class teachers will facilitate and record what learners volunteer to bring along for the campaign. Together, let’s get our school clean!

USE OF THE CORRECT WINTER SCHOOL UNIFORM

Parents are instructed to ensure that their children are attired in the appropriate winter school uniform. No exceptions will be made in this regard. Note that it is compulsory for learners to wear their white school shirt with a tie on assembly days. Kindly refer to the school code of conduct in the learner’s school diary for the seasonal school uniform. We thank our parents/guardians for their cooperation in this regard.

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