Newsletter 4 August 2022

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04 AUGUST  2022

NEWSLETTER

  1. FAMILY FUN DAY

We are excited to announce that Family Fun Day is back! Family Fun Day will take place on the 10th of September 2022 (8:30 to 13:30). The entrance fee is R70 pp payable immediately to class teachers. Tickets will be issued a day before the event. All family members are encouraged to attend this exciting event. There will be food stalls, rides, and loads of fun and entertainment for the whole family. This is an event not to be missed. Smoking and alcohol consumption will not be allowed on the school premises.

  1. BASWA LEMETSI ART COMPETITION (DEPARTMENT OF WATER & SANITATION)

Congratulations to Mr. Mashati and Leatile Moeng (Gr 6) who won the Baswa Lemetsi Art competition, scooping first position at Provincial level. The learner presented a poster based on saving water. A reward of R10 000 was won. Leatile will participate in the national level of the competition in October. Well done to Mr. Mashati and Leatile, and all the best for nationals.

  1. GYMNASTICS COMPETITION

We are proud to announce that 34 of our gymnasts will represent Midrand Primary school at the Provincial level of the gymnastics competition that will take place on the 20th of August 2022. All the best to Mrs. Stokes and the gymnastics team.

  1. REMINDER: TERM 3 ASSESSMENT PLANS

Parents are reminded that learners have received the Term 3 Assessment plan already. We remind parents and learners that this is the final term for learners to improve their academic results in the InterSen phase. Parents are reminded that Foundation Phase assessment is ongoing throughout the term. It is vital for parents to monitor and assist learners to prepare for assessment tasks and tests. Due dates must be adhered to. Late submissions and tardy work will not be tolerated. There will be no Cycle Test programme this term – tests indicated on the assessment plan will be written during class time.

  1. REMINDER: GRADE 7 CAREER DAY

Grade 7 Career Day will be held on the 23rd of August 2022. Grade 7 learners are required to come to school dressed in the attire of the profession/career that they aspire to achieve in the future. A special assembly will be held, and learners will be addressed by a special guest speaker. This is not a civvies day. Learners are to be dressed appropriately and make-up will not be allowed.

  1. REMINDER: NEW APPLICATIONS FOR GRADES 2-7 (2023)

Applications for new admissions in Grades 2-7 for 2023 are opened (09/05/2022 – 16/09/2022). Parents are welcome to apply at school between 09:00 and 13:00. Kindly ensure that the compulsory certified documents (not older than three months) are brought to school as listed below. No late applications will be accepted. Required documents: Certified copies: Birth certificate and both parent’s ID’s. Also submit recent/latest school report, and municipality account/lease agreement. Kindly bring a black pen.

  1. REMINDER: GRADE 1 AND GRADE 8 ONLINE APPLICATIONS FOR 2023

Applications for Grade 1 and Grade 8 admissions are done online and are not conducted internally at schools. Online applications are opened and will close on the 19th of August 2022 at midnight. Parents are advised to complete their applications immediately to try to avoid unwanted placements. Parents can visit www.gdeadmissions.gov.za to apply.

  1. REMINDER: FOUNDATION PHASE (GRADES 1-3 & LSEN) COMPULSORY WAITING CLASS

Parents are reminded of the compulsory waiting class from 13:00 for Foundation Phase learners. All Foundation Phase learners must be fetched from their classrooms by parents or transport operators. Learners will not be allowed to wait at the gate before 14:00.

  1. REMINDER: KAREE STREET GATE

Please note that the Karee Street gate will be open in the mornings and afternoons for drop off and collection of learners.

  1. SCHOOL 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.

Kind Regards,

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 Mr. M. Mulaudzi

 Acting Principal

THOUGHT OF THE WEEK:

“Today is your opportunity to build the tomorrow you want.”

– Ken Poirot.