Newsletter#01#2022

13 JANUARY 2022

 

NEWSLETTER

 

  1. WELCOME TO THE ACADEMIC YEAR OF 2022!

On behalf of the SGB, management and staff of Midrand Primary School, it is our great privilege to welcome you to the academic year of 2022! We hope that you have had an amazing festive season and that you are well rested too. A special word of welcome to all our new parents who have joined our family this year. We look forward to establishing strong and long-lasting relationships with you as we embark on the educational journey of developing, nurturing, and preparing your child for the challenging world ahead! To our existing parents, we look forward to continue working with you, as we add another exciting chapter in the life of our great institution. We implore our parent community to take ownership of their children’s education to ensure that they achieve great results. We are convinced that strong, healthy, and working partnerships with you will have a positive influence in your children’s education. We thank you for your support and we look forward to working with you.

 

  1. TIMETABLE: ALTERNATION IN GROUPS WILL CONTINUE

The alternation timetable model will continue to be followed. Parents must ensure that their children attend school on the correct day, as per the timetable.

 

  1. ALL COVID-19 PROTOCOLS MUST BE ADHERED TO

Amid the tragic fourth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, we implore all learners and parents to strictly comply with all protocols and regulations related to Covid-19. Learners will not be allowed to enter the school premises without wearing a face-mask. Face-masks WILL NOT be provided by the school should learners forget their masks at home. Extra masks should be brought to school as a precaution. Learners who display flu-like symptoms should remain at home and parents should seek urgent medical attention. During screening, any learner who presents flu-like symptoms will be sent home. Their parents will be contacted to fetch them immediately. We remind everyone to constantly sanitize or wash their hands with soap and water; and to observe social distancing.

 

  1. LTSM LOAN FORMS

Grade 4-7 learners received an LTSM loan form that must be completed by parents and returned to the class teacher by learners. Parents must thoroughly check learners’ textbooks to ensure that the correct information is recorded about the condition of the textbooks. Parents will be liable to pay a fee of R200 per textbook if textbooks are lost or damaged. Textbooks will be taken away from learners who do not submit their loan form to the class teacher. This is due by Tuesday, 18 January 2022.

 

  1. SCHOOL TIMES

Parents and learners are reminded of the school times noted below. Screening takes place between 07:00 – 07:45 every day.

GRADES START TIME DISMISSAL TIMES
1 7:45 DAILY 12:00 DAILY UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
2 & LSEN 7:45 DAILY 13:00 DAILY
3 7:45 DAILY 13:30 DAILY
4-7 7:45 DAILY 14:00 DAILY

 

Grade 1 learners will be released at 12:00 daily until further notice. There will be no waiting class for Foundation Phase learners. Learners must be fetched immediately after school.

 

 

  1. STATIONERY ITEMS

Parents must ensure that learners attend school with the stationery items indicated on the stationery list. All stationery items must be labelled with learners’ details. Compulsory items to be submitted to class teachers: Typek paper, boxes of tissue and rolls of toilet paper. Flip files must also be submitted to subject teachers in Grade 4-7 for assessment files.

 

  1. COMPULSORY SCHOOL DIARY

Grade 3-7 parents are reminded that learners must have the compulsory school diary. The school diary costs R60 and will be available for purchase from next week.

 

  1. SCHOOL UNIFORM

Learners must be attired in the correct and full school uniform daily. We expect our learners to be neatly groomed and presentable at all times. Please consult pages 6-7 of the school diary for the summer uniform for boys and girls. Except for female prefects, girls are not allowed to wear white socks. All boys are expected to wear a black belt with their khaki school pants.

 

  1. SCHOOL FEES

We urge parents to take advantage of a massive 10% discount if fees are settled by 31 March 2022. 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.

 

Kind Regards,

 

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 Mr. M. Mulaudzi

  Acting Principal