Newsletter#05#2022

05/22

10 FEBRUARY 2022 

NEWSLETTER

  1. LEARNERS ATTEND SCHOOL ON A DAILY BASIS

Parents and learners are informed that as per Circular 1 of 2022, all learners are required to attend school on a daily basis. This means that learners will no longer alternate in groups. The wearing of a facemask remains mandatory.

  1. SCHOOL FUNDRAISING –VALENTINES BALL

Midrand Primary school will also be hosting a Valentine’s ball on Friday, 18 February 2022. The cost for the ticket is R35, this will include a popcorn and one digital photo. Money is payable to the class teacher. Grade 1-4 learners will have their session from 14:00-16:00 in the school hall. Grade 5-7 learners will have their session from 17:00-19:00 in the school hall. Learners will come to the Ball dressed in their fancy Valentines civvies. Food, snacks, and beverages will be sold. Parents must ensure that transport arrangements are made to fetch their children on time. We encourage all our learners to participate in this fun event – Bring your best dance moves! We deserve a celebration. Covid-19 protocols will be observed, and learners will be monitored by educators at all times.

  1. SCHOOL FUNDRAISING – CIVVIES DAY

All learners who did not purchase a ticket for the Valentine’s Ball may pay R10 to wear civvies on Friday.

  1. REMINDER: TERM 1 ASSESSMENT PLANS

The cycle test is suspended for Term 1. Learners have received their Term 1 Assessment plans. Parents and learners are instructed to closely monitor due dates in order to be prepared for assessment submissions or tests. Parents are instructed to closely monitor learners’ notebooks. Incomplete and substandard work will not be tolerated. Parents must regularly check comments written by educators.

  1. REMINDER: APPLICATIONS FOR SCHOOL FEES EXEMPTION

Qualifying parents/guardians who wish to apply for school fees exemption are requested to collect an application form from the Credit Control office. All accompanying documents that are certified should not be older than one month. The application period will conclude on the 28th of February 2022. No late applications will be accepted.

  1. REMINDER: INTER SCHOOLS ATHLETICS

We extend congratulations to all our athletes who have been selected to represent Midrand Primary school at the Inter Schools Athletics. Consent forms must be returned to school. We thank our coaches, Mr. Sikhosana and Mrs. Stokes as well as all our educators and assistants for supporting our athletes. All the best to our athletes for the District Athletics that will take place on the 11th of February 2022.

  1. REMINDER: UNIFORM SALES

The uniform shop will operate strictly between 7:30 – 10:30 Monday – Friday as from 31 January 2022.

  1. REMINDER: COVID-19 PROTOCOLS MUST BE ADHERED TO

Learners are reminded to wash their hands and sanitize regularly. A facemask must be worn at all times, except when eating. Parents of learners who are experiencing Covid-19 symptoms should seek medical attention. Learners should report to school when they have recovered.

  1. SCHOOL GATES

Please note that the turnstile gate on Karee Street will be open in the mornings and afternoons for learners to use.

  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, 2 & LSEN 7:45 DAILY 13:00 DAILY
3 7:45 DAILY 13:30 DAILY
4-7 7:45 DAILY 14:00 DAILY

There will be no waiting class for Foundation Phase learners. Learners must be fetched immediately after school.

  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


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