Dear Parents   

Charity: This term we are supporting FORA – Friends Of Rescued Animals.  The wish list item for this week is cat food, dry or canned, any size is welcome. If you would like to make a cash donation to FORA or toward their vet kindly contact the office for the banking details.

Wish list items for the rest of the term are as follows: Cleaning Products such as Pine Gel and Bleach, Dustbin bags, previously loved towels or blankets.

Thank you for your support for the coin competition, the grade 3 class won, with the longest line (R262.00) and in total we raised R 1136.00 which will be handed over to FORA later this week.

Valentine’s Week Fund raising:  The grade 7 learners raised an amount of R 2227.00 towards their “Leave a legacy” fund. We are currently getting quotes for shade netting the size of a double car port which will provide a fair amount of shade for the learners at break time.  If you know anyone who works in this industry kindly send contact details to the office so that we can approach them for a quote.

Clothing Orders: Uniform orders have been placed with our suppliers.  We will communicate the next date early in the next term.

Uniform: Please take note of the uniform policy in your child’s diary or communication book. Learners may only wear white socks.  Uniform inspection will take place later this week.

Labels:  Please label your child’s belongings, lunch boxes and clothing, so that if we find lost property, we can return it to the rightful owner immediately.  There is no way that we can assist you if your child’s items are not marked.

Extra classes.  Classes for grade 4 to 7 start on the Monday 15 February at 13:30 and end at 14:15.

Monday – Afrikaans

Tuesday – Maths

Wednesday – English

Please note that the classes are free of charge and open to all grade 4 to 7 learners. 

Learners who need extra assistance will be advised by the teachers if they must attend class. 

Grade 4 – 7 Test Time Table:  Please see the time table attached. Each learner has been given a hard copy of their test time table.

Hearing Screening:  On Friday 5 March, audiologists from Hearcare plus will be coming to the school to do basic hearing screening, the cost will be R100 per child and is payable before 3 March. Forms will be sent home later this week. We feel that this is important for all learners. 

Eye screening: Eyetek optometrists will be coming to the school, early in term 2, to do basic eye screening. The cost will be R150 per child.  We will provide more information closer to the time.

School times: Teaching starts at 07h30; it is important that your child is at school comfortably before this time.  Please allow time for covid screening and for your child to get to his/her classroom.

Transport: Please remember that the transport service is running. We have started off with areas close to the school such as Horison, Discovery, Florida Park, Roodepoort North for enquiries, please contact the school.

If any of your contact information changes kindly email Janine in the office. It is imperative that we always have the correct details, including an alternate number should we not be able to reach you.

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