Newsletter#17#2020

05 AUGUST 2021 

NEWSLETTER

 

  1. THE ROTATION TIMETABLE RESUMES

A special letter was sent to parents on the 4th of August 2021 regarding the return to the rotation timetable. The rotation timetable will resume today, 5 August 2021 for learners in Group B. Learners in Group A will report to school tomorrow, 6 August 2021. Learners received their rotation timetables for the rest of the term.

 

  1. GRADE 2-7 NEW APPLICATIONS AT MIDRAND PRIMARY SCHOOL

Applications for Grade 2-7 learners will commence today, the 5th of August 2021. These application process will be conducted online (www.midrandprimary.co.za). Applications will close on the 10th of September 2021.

 

  1. GRADE 1 AND GRADE 8 ONLINE APPLICATIONS FOR 2022

Applications for Grade 1 and Grade 8 will be done online (www.gdeadmissions.gov.za). Phase 1 of the applications will open for Grade 8 applicants only, beginning on the 10th of August 2021 (8:00) and will conclude on the 3rd of September 2021. Phase 2 of the applications will be opened for both Grade 1 and Grade 8 learners on the 13th of September 2021 and will conclude on the 8th of October 2021. Parents must be responsible and apply on time to avoid placement challenges.

 

  1. TERM 2 LEARNER PROGRESS REPORTS

Learners will receive their progress reports for Term 2 in their respective groups on Thursday (12/08/2021) and Friday (13/08/2021). We encourage learners who did not meet the minimum promotional requirements to work harder this term by attending the relevant re-teaching lessons and by focusing in class. We applaud all our learners who have achieved excellent results. We implore parents to continue to provide support to their children.

 

  1. ENTRY AND EXIT POINTS

 

GRADES ENTRY POINT EXIT AFTER SCHOOL
1 – 3

& LSEN

Normal entry – Top gate on Poplar Street Same as entry point.
4 – 7 Normal entry – Bottom gate on Poplar Street Same as entry point.

 

 

  1. POSTPONEMENT OF THE ANNUAL PYJAMA DAY

Our school will commemorate the annual Pyjama Day on the 12th (Group B) and 13th (Group A) of August 2021. Learners can come to school attired in their warm pyjamas at a cost of R10 payable to the class teacher. Enjoy pyjama day! J

 

7.   REMINDER: COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

We implore our learners and parents to adhere to all Covid-19 protocols to ensure safety at school. Learners displaying any Covid-19 related symptoms should not come to school. It is compulsory for everyone to wear a face mask that covers your nose and mouth, to regularly sanitize and wash your hands; and to always observe social distancing. We encourage parents to purchase face-shields for their children as an extra precaution.

 

8.   REMINDER – SAFETY ALERT: INCIDENTS OF REMOTE JAMMING

Parents and transport operators are advised to ensure that their vehicles are locked thoroughly when dropping off or fetching learners every day. There have been incidents of remote jamming reported again. Please be vigilant. No valuables should be left unattended in your vehicles.

 

9.   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 a 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.

 

Kind Regards,

 

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Mr. Kwena Kgaabi

    Principal

 

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