EDUCATION IS SERIOUS
The above quote illustrates the point that, when necessary, parents need to firmly discipline their children.
COMPULSORY SCHOOL FEES – 2013
The school fee tariff is R5 900 per learner per year, and may be paid over 10 months. Payment options are as follows:
Full payment at the beginning of the year; or Three pro-rata payments payable at the end of Term 1 2 and 3; or ten monthly instalments of R590 beginning January with the final (10th) instalment due end of October.
ALL PARENTS ARE EXPECTED TO HAVE PAID IN FULL BY THE END OF OCTOBER. AN URGENT APPEAL IS MADE TO ALL PARENTS WHO ARE IN ARREARS TO PAY THE FEES BY THIS TIME. ACCOUNTS IN ARREARS WILL BE HANDED OVER TO OUR DEBT-COLLECTION AGENCY FROM THE BEGINNING OF NOVEMBER.
OLD DEBTS HAVE ALREADY BEEN HANDED OVER.
Would those of you wishing to make a cash sponsorship donation (to assist indigent parents/learners to pay a portion of the 2013 school fees), please ensure that you indicate clearly on the cheque, deposit slip, Internet banking or envelope, that the amount is for SPONSORSHIP (SCHOOL FEES).
MY SCHOOL CARD
Please remember to support our business partners on a regular basis. We have raised R34 348.39 to date. Thank you to all participating parents.
As the school is 40 YEARS old this year I would like to ask parents to support any initiative that we might have in order to celebrate this auspicious occasion.
SCHOOL OPENING TERM 4
School will re-open for Term 4 on Tuesday 1 October.
CLOSING TIME FOR FRIDAYS – TERM 4
As from FRIDAY 4 OCTOBER the school will close every Friday at 13:30 for the Senior Phase (Grade 4 – 7). This is due to the fact that we are not writing Cycle Tests this term. The Foundation Phase will close at 13:00 as usual. Please note that detention for Senior Phase will therefore start at 13:30 and finish at 15:00.
Thank you to all parents and learners who supported the Talent Evening. I am extremely proud of our learners who participated and the lovely talent that we have at Rand Park Primary. Thanks to all stakeholders who helped to make this evening such a huge success.
Affiliation/Membership fees R800, Capex R600, computer related expenses R950, consumable stock R240, Fund Raising R17 976, hardware/maintenance/plumbing R2 050, printing R232 Senior Phase books R30 000 and staff development R699.
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SCHOOL CODE OF CONDUCT
All learners are to abide by the provisions of the Code of Conduct and it is the parents’ responsibility to ensure compliance. Copies of the Code are available from the school secretary.
Parents must ensure that they provide their children with the resources, basic equipment and learning materials used to complete school work (both classwork and homework).
Learners undertake to do all academic assignments and activities including homework.
The bicycle sheds are out of bounds to all learners who do not bring bicycles to school.
Educators must ensure that they abide by the rules, regulations and procedures set out by the school and the GDE authorities.
ACADEMIC CERTIFICATE WINNERS
Congratulations to the following learners who received Certificate of Merit for Academic Excellence for Term 2.
Grade 4: Monique Nieuwenhuizen, Siddhi Singh, Terrence Broomberg, Kimishca Naidoo, Tanya Freese, Dean Ramsay, Rasika Murugan, Daisy Ndebele, Matthew Wood, Hannah Desmet, Sharzia Nana, Caitlin Hutchinson and Gareth Marsden.
Grade 5: Michael Burgess, Starrion Fenn, Daniell Van Der Merwe, Hayden Millard, Suzette Klingenberg, Katherine Collier, Denaé Naidoo, Shannon Crosby and Sarah Stanton.
Grade 6: Megan Shannon, Phoebe Redelinghuys, Channing Du Plessis and Cheyenne Moodley.
Grade 7: Tamryn Visagie, Matthew Young, Megan Rosslee, Karina Sivalingam, Michael Moore, Michael Wood, Seshnie Naidoo, Veronica Shanoudy, Serusha Naidoo, Ofure Ayere, Luc Marucchi, Muhammad Bux, Melissa Matthysen, Erin Eadie, James Thackeray, Neshlin Archary, Kyle Staschik, Camerynne Pan, Michael Gooding, Lauren Taylor, Thandi Mpofu, Aphelele Twele.
HONEYDEW DRAPERS SCHOOL WEAR: Honeydew Shopping Centre, Cnr. Beyers Naude & Blueberry Streets (011) 795-1617. Girls grey tunic on HUGE SPECIAL at the moment. Compare our affordable prices to other stockists.
KIP McGRATH EDUCATION CENTRE: is offering short courses in school readiness, study skills, exam essay writing, English as a Second Language and Intelligence Development. We can help you improve your Mathematics, English, Afrikaans, and Life Science. From pre-school to Grade12. For a free assessment contact Shereen on 071 685 5354 or www.kipmcgrath.co.za
LOSE WEIGHT NOW, ASK ME HOW: Contact Michele on 082 334 0987.
ZUMBA CLASSES: At Rhema Church every Monday from 18:30 – 19:30 in Fellowship Hall 3. Cost is R40 per class. Contact Robyn on 082 903 4257.
DOMESTIC: Nobukhosi is looking for a job as a domestic worker, full or part time. Contact her on 078 647 6941.
KIDSCAPE ADVENTURE CAMPS: Kids welcome from grade 1 – 8, limited to 60 kids only. From 25 – 29 September at Camp Nelu (Hekpoort). Activities include: hike, obstacle course, stalk the lantern, bush walk, team-building, life skills, character building, target shooting, archery, abseiling, zip wire and lots more. R1 300 for the whole package and including transport. Contact Graeme on 083 457 7848 or www.kidscapeadventures.com
ALLEGRO MUSIC STUDIO: Are you musically inclined? Vocal training, piano and keyboard lessons will develop your creativity and confidence. Take lessons in the convenience of your own home, or at our fully equipped studio in Bromhof. Please contact Amy at Allegro Music Studio on 083 337 2702 or email@example.com or www.allegromusicstudio.co.za
SOCCER CLINIC: 27 – 29 September at Randpark Ridge United Church, from 7:00 – 13:00. Bring your own soccer ball and R20 per day. Contact Allan on 071 603 3177 for more information.
HANDY MAN: Are you looking for a good, reliable handyman? Contact Mary on (011) 675-7128 081 467 0095 to make an appointment.
DOMESTIC: Loyal and trustworthy domestic seeks work for Mondays and Wednesdays. Please contact Maria on 072 573 3941 and for a reference contact Mrs Pearce on (011) 792-2908.
STUDENT’S SCHOOLWEAR & SPORT: For the best prices on quality school wear, skate, surf wear and stationery. Efficient and friendly service. All uniform in stock. Open 7 days a week. Trinity Village Shopping Centre (opp Trinity School). Contact us on (011) 795-4305 or www. studentsschoolwear .co.za
ZEMNDHU BEAUTY, HAIR & NAIL SALON: We are running a special for the month of September. ¾ Leg wax and underarm wax to the value of R180 OR a pedicure to the value of R220 plus a free paraffin dip. We are based in Randpark Ridge. Contact Kate on (011) 792-0027.
PANORAMA BASEBALL CLUB: We are looking for boys and girls of all ages to come and play Baseball, this is a fast growing sport, come and give it a try kids!! We practice at Panorama Sports Club, Paul Kruger Street, Wilgeheuwel every Friday from 17:30 – 18:30. For more info contact 082 344 4299.
GARDENER/CLEANER: Lungelo is looking for part time or full time work as a gardener or cleaner. Please contact her on 078 123 9606.
FOR SALE: Wii console – black, 2 remotes, 1 motion remote R950, Wii drums R900, Wii Tony hawk skate board + Tony Hawk shred game R700, Wii Steering wheel x 2 both R300. Nintendo 3ds – Aqua blue and 4 games (Need for speed the run, Dr Kawashima brain train, Super Mario bros and Indiana Jones lego. Contact Lynette on 082 514 0038.
AQUALAND S.A. SWIMMING SCHOOL: Indoor heated pool, personalised 1 on 1 swimming lessons for pupils from 12 months to adult. 2 Branches conveniently situated in Randpark Ridge and Bromhof. Open 7 days a week. Contact Robbie on 082 521 2360.
DOMESTIC: Asnath is looking for part time employment. Will gladly work for a room if you have one. I also work at the Randburg Bowls Club on a part time basis. Please contact her on 071 926 1105 or 083 977 1310. Have good references.
SUPER H QUALITY HOUSEHOLD & INDUSTRIAL CLEANING DETERGENTS: Super 7 value pack for R180.00. Consists of: 1 each x 2l dishwashing liquid, 2l all purpose cleaner, 2l pine-gel with detol, 2l bleach, 2l fabric softener, 275ml Snap (equivalent to Pledge) and 2kg washing powder. All items can be supplied individually upon request. We have a wide range of industrial chemicals too. www.superh.co.za or contact Imraan on 072 620 6833.