Newsletter#18 2020

REVISED SCHOOL CALENDAR (TERM 3 & 4)

Term 3 will commence on the 24 of August 2020 and will end on the 23rd of October 2020. Then, Term 4 will commence on the 02nd of November 2020 and the academic year will end on the 15th of December 2020. Learners should attend school every day in order to complete curriculum expectations.

PHASED IN RETURN OF GRADES

Learners in different grades will return to school on the following dates:

 

DATES GRADES
24 AUGUST 2020 1, 2, 3, 4 & 6.
31 AUGUST 2020 5

ALTERNATION TIMETABLE

Parents are reminded to check the orientation packs received in Term 2 for the Group their child belongs to. It will be either Group A or Group B. These groups will attend school on different days on an alternation basis (one day in and one day at home-remote learning). Parents are encouraged to remind learners of all Covid-19 protocols that need to be observed at school. Learners who are unwell or are showing any flu-like symptoms must stay at home until they have been cleared by a medical doctor to return to school.

NEW SCHOOL TIMES

Parents and learners are reminded of the new school times noted below. Screening begins at 07:00 – 07:45 every day.

 

GRADES START TIME DISMISSAL TIMES
1, 2 & LSEN 7:55 DAILY 13:00 DAILY
3 7:55 DAILY 13:30 DAILY
4-7 7:55 DAILY 14:00 DAILY

COLLECTION OF ORIENTATION PACKS FOR GRADES 4 & 5

Parents of learners in Grade 4 and 5 are invited to collect Orientation Packs on the 19th of August 2020 from 16:00-18:00. Only one parent/guardian per child will be allowed. No children allowed. The orientation pack includes the Covid-19 protocols that need to be observed as well as which group your child is in. Children who attend school on an incorrect day will be turned away. Collection of Orientation Packs are compulsory.

COLLECTION OF FOOD PARCELS FOR LEARNERS WHO ATTEND THE FEEDING SCHEME

Parents of learners who attend the school’s feeding scheme on a regular basis can collect a food parcel from school on Monday, 17 August 2020 from 10:00-11:00. This is the only time and date for the collection of food parcels. No food parcels will be available for collection after the stipulated times noted above.

EXTENSION OF DUE DATE FOR THE PURCHASE OF SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPHS

School memories are to be treasured for an entire lifetime! The extended due date for the payment of school photographs is the 4th of September 2020. Payments can be made to class teachers by sending the envelope (with cash) or proof of payment (if an EFT was done). We thank our parents for their co-operation in this regard.

CHOOL 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.

BANK DETAILS:

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

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

Please use the correct references when making deposits.