Tired mothers and fathers find that spanking takes less time than reasoning and penetrates sooner to the seat of the memoryWilliam J Durant


The above quote illustrates the point that, when necessary, parents need to firmly discipline their children.


The school is looking for assistance from parents regarding our fund raising initiative that is taking place in the fourth term. If you want to be part of the team please contact the secretaries in order to set up a meeting with Mrs Correia.


Will take place on Monday 21st September and Tuesday 22nd September. Children who would still like to audition must please speak to Mrs Le Grange ASAP.


Consumable stock R223, engraving/badges R492, general admin expenses R2 161, printing R 1 938, Senior Phase books R801 and staff development R 1 200.


It will be much appreciated if every learner could bring a small posy of flowers to the school Assembly on MONDAY 31 AUGUST as part of our community outreach programme. These flowers will be delivered to local Old Age Homes after our Spring Assembly. If there are any parents who are able to assist with these deliveries please contact the office on (011) 793-7434/5. This day will also be Civvies Day and whose wishing to participate in this event must please donate R5 to the Grade 7 fund. Parents must ensure that learners who participate are dressed in an acceptable, decorous fashion. There is absolutely no compulsion to participate and those who wish not to do so, must wear their school uniform on this day.


Please note that the Bargain Bin will be open on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 7:15 – 8:00 and Wednesday afternoon from 13:15 – 14:00.


The school fee tariff is R7 400 per learner per year.

Please ensure that a minimum of R5 920.00 (R740 x 8 months) has been paid by end of August in order to avoid being handed over to our debt collectors.  

Payments may be made in cash, by cheque or via electronic banking. The school’s banking details are as follows: Standard Bank, Northcliff, Current Account Number 002954494, Branch Code 006305. Please use your child’s full name as reference.


Congratulations to our Athletics team who won the meeting at Bordeaux Primary. Well done boys and girls!


Learners will at all times be correctly dressed in the official school and sports uniform.


Educators must ensure that they are well prepared on a daily basis to perform their educative task both within and outside the classroom situation and are in possession of the appropriate working materials.


Would those of you wishing to make a cash sponsorship donation (to assist indigent parents/learners to pay a portion of the 2015 school fees), please ensure that you indicate clearly on the cheque, deposit slip, Internet banking or envelope, that the amount is for SPONSORSHIP.


Tuesday 18 August

Grade 4 – 7: Natural Science

The Tuesday Group Test is very important as it makes up in Grade 4 – 6, 25% and in Grade 7, 60% of the term/year mark. Learners must attend school on Tuesdays.


To our Rugby teams who are playing their first official rugby matches in our official rugby jersey in Bedforview tomorrow.

Good luck boys!


CHESS: Monday 17 August: RP vs Newton House (Away)

TENNIS: Tuesday 18 August: Junior boys vs Kings School Robin Hills (Away)

ATHLETICS: Wednesday 19 August: RP vs Trinity Rand Park (Away)

CROSS COUNTRY: Thursday 20 August: Albert’s Farm


ATHLETICS: 1st Rand Park, 2nd Constantia Kloof,

3rd Bordeaux and 4th Glenanda.

CROSS COUNTRY: Our Cross Country athletes ran at Golden Harvest. Congratulations to the following runners: Girls U8: Chloe Matthew came 8th. Boys U10: Tristan Erler came 17th, Bailey Matthew came 14th and Jason Gaskin came 23rd. Girls U10: Aimee Young came 21st. Boys U12: Liam Walters came 14th. Girls U12: Lerise Kaldenberg came 23rd. Boys U13: Kyle Viede came 6th. Girls U13: Shakira January came 15th.  Boys U14: Christopher Loos

Well done to the following athletes who dramatically improved their positions: Joshua Dorland, Wesley Van Wyk, Tamera Owtram, Aydin January, Callum McLean, Amahle Ngubane and Suzette Klingenberg.


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.


Learners undertake to attend all classes daily and on time.


Parents must ensure that their child attends school each day, is punctual and, in case of absence, provide an explanation/reason(s) for such absence to the school.


HONEYDEW DRAPERS SCHOOL WEAR: Be ready for the cold front with scarves, gloves and jerseys available from us! Honeydew Shopping Centre, c/o Beyers Naude & Blueberry Streets, (011) 795-1617.

LOSE WEIGHT: Make friends, get fit, have fun. The four week, motivational outdoor exercise programme for women of all fitness levels. Exercise for an hour a day, Monday – Friday, attend either 4, 12 or 20 sessions (1, 3 or 5 days a week). Contact Tania on 082 567 2267 or visit www.AdventureBootCamp.co.za

SOFTBALL: Good news!! Randburg Mets have now introduced Soft Ball for men and ladies, the first practice was on Thursday 13th August. The season starts on 30th August and will run till March 2016. All players and ex players who want to join or assist with coaching please contact John on 082 821 6915 for men’s or Emma on 076 273 0585 for ladies or email randburgmetssoftball@gmail.com

MOBILE CURTAIN DRY CLEANING: Welcome to our world of mobile, on-site dry cleaning. We will prolong the life of your curtains, blinds, upholstery and Persian carpets. Wash or dry clean in the comfort of your own home, office, guesthouse or hotel. No need to remove or refit your curtains and blinds. No shrinking or damage. Contact Tertius for a free quote, 083 553 3235 or tertiusm67@gmail.com

DOMESTIC: Maria is looking for peace work on a Wednesday and Friday. Please contact her on 083 622 1386.

KIP McGRATH HOMEWORK CENTRE: Enrol now for our homework centre. Tailor made to your child needs and your budget. Includes, Remedial Kip McGrath Maths, English and Afrikaans, homework supervision, exam prep, lunch, open school holidays from 7am, 3 monthly progress feedback available, study skills course, safe environment, limited space/small groups. Call now for your free assessment, obligation free. Shereen on 071 685 5354 or visit www.kipmcgrath.co.za

PHARAOH’S BARBER: Cut – Shave – Threading. We are at shop 13, Randpark Ridge Shopping Centre, 93 Randpark Drive. Open Mon – Sun and public holidays. Contact us on (011) 039-3580 or 072 894 4360.

WEIGHT-LOSS, IMPROVED HEALTH AND ABUNDANT ENERGY: BANTING support – courses for beginners, online help or ad-hoc sessions. Coach accredited by Sally-Ann Creed, co-author of the ‘Real Meal Revolution’ with Tim Noakes. Contact Elise on 083 455 7500 or elise@bantingbuddies.com

DOMESTIC: Joyce is looking for peace work on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Please contact her on 071 043 9677.

DIVORCECARE: Are you separated or divorced? Here’s help for your kids! DivorceCare for kids from 6 – 12. (DC4K), 14 week programme. Sunday 5:30pm – 7:30pm, from 16 August – 15 November. Honeyridge Baptist Church, cnr Eastwood & Beyers Naude. To register call Mal or Rob on (011) 026-6177 after hours. ADULT programme available same time.

42ND PRECINCT SECURITY: For services relating to security guards, armed response, access control, biometrics, electric fencing, gate motors, intercoms, CCTV and alarms. We do repairs and new installations. Service is guaranteed, maintenance contracts are offered, (011) 791-6340 or 083 650 0313.

YEKHETHU REMOVALS: Reliable and affordable removals, we offer the following services; rubble and refuse, construction site deliveries, site clean-ups, relocation and general removals. For more information contact Antoinette on 073 872 1374.

KICK UP A PARTY:   The ultimate soccer experience for your children’s party! Energetic and experienced coaches, fun soccer equipment, one and a half hours of fun and games within a structured, educational and safe environment. Email us at kickupaparty@gmail.com

EXTRA AFRIKAANS LESSONS: Offered for grade 4 – 12 children. Please contact Chris on 074 204 1762.

KIDS THEMED PARTY PACKS & CUP CAKES: Kids standard party packs for all occasions (assorted colours and themes) as well as YUMMY cup cakes especially for the school birthday parties or home parties etc. To place an order, phone or email Margy on 084 795 4311 or email: heavenlycreationsparties@yahoo.com

Randpark Primary School