Newsletter#23#2021

09 SEPTEMBER 2021 

NEWSLETTER

 

  1. PHASE TWO: GRADE 1 AND GRADE 8 ONLINE APPLICATIONS FOR 2022

Phase two of the online applications for Grade 1 and Grade 8 will commence on the 13th of September 2021 and will conclude on the 8th of October 2021. Phase two will be opened for all Grade 1 applicants and for Grade 8 applicants who are from private schools. Apply at www.gdeadmissions.gov.za

 

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

New applications for Grade 2-7 learners will close tomorrow, the 10th of September 2021. Visit www.midrandprimary.co.za to apply.

  1. LEARNER TRANSFERS

Parents who are requesting learner transfers must contact the school finance department and not class teachers.

 

  1. RESUMPTION OF SPORTS

Netball and Soccer sports codes will commence next week Monday, the 13th of September 2021. Practice sessions will run from Monday to Thursday at 14:15 – 15:15. The practice schedule will be available on our school website. Consent forms must be fully completed and returned. No learner will be allowed to attend without a consent form. Parents are required to ensure that transport arrangements are made. Learners must be fetched on time.

 

  1. COMPULSORY LEARNER ATTENDANCE

Parents are instructed to ensure that learners attend school regularly, as per the rotational timetable provided. Assessment is ongoing in all grades. Absenteeism is only allowed if learners are unwell or in cases of emergency. It is compulsory for parents to communicate the reason for absence via the compulsory school diary.

 

  1. CIVVIES DAY

In commemoration of Spring month, civvies day will be held on the 29th and 30th of September 2021. Learners can come to school dressed in their neat and appropriate civvies. A fee of R10 will be charged and this can be paid to the class teacher. We encourage all our learners to participate.

 

  1. COMMEMORATION OF HERITAGE DAY

Heritage is very important, and this is celebrated at MPS. In commemoration of Heritage Day, learners and staff can come to school dressed in their heritage attire on the 22nd and 23rd of September 2021. No fee is charged for this event. Let us embrace and appreciate the diversity of cultures in our country.

 

  1. MPS PARENTS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO USE THE DIAPERS AND DUMMIES PARKING BAYS

Parents are instructed to make use of the MPS parking bays. Parents are not allowed to use the Diapers and Dummies parking bays as that is private property. We expect the co-operation of our parents in this regard.

 

  1. IN CELEBRATION OF EXTRAORDINARY ACHIEVEMENTS

We would like to congratulate siblings Mpumelelo Mgaga and Nongcebo Mgaga on making it to national television. Our learners can be seen on a national television advertisement.  Well done and keep aiming high!

 

 

 

  1. INTERNAL SPELLABEE COMPETITION RESULTS

We would like to congratulate the following Spellabee winners who have attained position one. Well done to these exceptional and hardworking learners. Keep up the good work! We commend all our participants for their participation in this exciting spelling competition. Keep reading!

 

ENGLISH HL
Grade 4 Grade 5 Grade 6 Grade 7

 

Arya Rajaram Nyiko Kwashu Dakalo Dama Mogau Mokgotho
AFRIKAANS FAL

 

Arya Rajaram Wavhudi Mabuduga Vulombe Makondo Sashin Munsamy
ISIZULU FAL

 

Zikhali Gabisile Nhlanhla Mahlangu Mpumelelo Mgaga Unenisa Mabuza
SEPEDI FAL

 

Masedi Moloto Tshepiso Matibidi

 

11. 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 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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Mrs. M. L. Dias

 Acting Principal