Enthusiasm is a little thing that makes a big difference.Anon

Dear Parents


Yet another year has flown by. I continue to be extremely proud to be a part of our fine school, it’s willing learners, dedicated educators, hardworking secretaries and cleaning staff, co-operative parents and supportive and professional Governing Body. I wish to take this opportunity to thank all role-players most sincerely for their varied and valued input during the course of this year. The success of the school and its learners in 2016 can only be certain if all continue in this vein next year.


A sincere word of thanks from our ground staff for the generous donations made towards their Christmas hampers. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.


Capex R31 082, computer related expenses R12 429, Foundation Phase stock and stationery R1 450, general admin expenses R1 626, kitchen supplies R1 576,

Hardware/maintenance/plumbing R 2 901, Metro Services R54 137, printing R2 907, security R240, Senior Phase books R50 859, sports R2 800, swimming pool R3 160, toilets R2 042 and transport R2 917.


Please remember to support our business partners on a regular basis. We have received R62 177.55 to date.


This is an urgent request to Foundation Phase learners who have not paid for their stationery packs for 2016. PLEASE SEND THE MONEY TO SCHOOL ON MONDAY.


Your compulsory school fee commitment of R7 400 per learner for 2015 was due in full by Friday 30 October. Any school fee account not settled in full has now been handed over and legal action instituted.

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.


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.


The staff would be most grateful for the donation of these items for next year.


Please note that learners are to collect their reports between 7:30 and 9:00, in their school uniform from their register teachers. There are a number of important inserts in the Learner Report envelopes. Parents must please read them careful.


Text books will not be issued to learners next year – 2016 if they did not return ALL their text books this year – 2015. Missing/lost text books require a payment of R150 per book, to the school.


Wednesday 13 January 2016.


Sincere thanks to those parents who attended the Christmas Pageant. Once again, it was a huge success. Thank you to the Grade 3 learners and educators. We also collected money for our charity drive and sincere thanks goes to all the parents who contributed, we were able to make up Christmas party boxes for the learners at Blaire Atholl school. Your contributions will make some hearts extremely happy this Festive Season


HONEYDEW DRAPERS SCHOOL WEAR: Miss the year end rush and buy your summer uniform now! Honeydew Shopping Centre, c/o Beyers Naude & Blueberry Streets, (011) 795-1617.

HALL FOR RENT: 1ST Honeydew Scouts are renting their hall out for Tuesdays at R500 per month. Please contact Kim on 082 395 0790 or Mavs on 083 406 7422.

JUMPING CASTLES TO HIRE: Jumping castle available for hire. Perfect for birthday and Christmas parties. R300 per day, R350 for the weekend. Contact Sean on 061 428 0120.

DOMESTIC: Our very faithful domestic, Lydia is looking for work any day during the week. Please contact Vicki for excellent reference and to be put in touch with her 084 773 3266.

ALI’S SWIMMING SCHOOL: Learn to swim, strokes and stroke correction, preparation for galas – starts, turns and finishes. Central Gauteng Aquatics membership and qualifications. Monday – Thursday AND Saturday morning classes. For more info contact Ali on (011) 792-7334 or 082 466 0191 or e-mail aliswimmingschool@gmail.com

DAGLYN BOOKKEEPING SERVICES: Daglyn Consulting offers bookkeeping and administration services from debtors, creditors, recons, VAT and much more. Accurate records will be kept for individuals or businesses. Contact Linda on 083 380 7185 or email linda@daglynconsulting.co.za for further information.

HOMESCHOOLING CENTRE: Celebrating 10 years of educating learner’s grades 3 – 7, taking enrolments for 2016. Small classes following CAPS curriculum, where your child will receive individual attention by qualified teachers, learn how to study and be confident in their academic ability. Our aim is to help children regain their belief in their ability so that they will be ready to re-enter the mainstream. Contact sue@tutorthefuture.co.za or www.totorthefuture.co.za

VAL MILES SWIM ACADEMY: Will open in December and early January for learn to swim and stroke correction. Please call Val on 082 570 3038 or email valryde@gmail.com

POND WIZE: Pond and fish tank maintenance. Suppliers of top quality Koi, Tropical and Marine fish. Installation of new koi ponds as well as indoor tropical and marine ponds. For more information contact Wyatt on 071 572 3484 or e-mail info@pondwize.co.za

1st HONEYDEW SCOUTS:  Are urgently looking for new cubs aged 7 – 10 years old. They learn a lot about outdoor life, responsibility, discipline and go on fun camps. We meet every Saturday morning from 9:00 – 11:00. The fee is R500 per term. We are also looking for new Scout Leaders that can assist with leading the group on Saturday mornings. Scout Leaders will attend courses which the scouts association will pay for. If anyone is interested please contact Kim Hugo on 082 395 0790.

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.

MASTER MATHS:   Problems with Maths? Master Maths (Grade 4 – Grade 12) can help! Individualised tuition. Enrol early for maximum benefit. Parkside Centre, Ostrich Road, Bromhof. Contact Brenda on (011) 791-3967.

Sherpa Kids FESTIVE HOLIDAY CLUB: Invites Primary School children of all ages to join in the fun at Brightwater Commons  Cnr Republic / Malibongwe Rds. From Thurs 10 Dec – Sun 10 Jan 2016. Time: 7:30am – 6:00pm, from R175 per day – (rate incl cereal, snacks, lunch, resources). 31 days FUN-FILLED Structured Activities. New theme everyday e.g. Pirates, Scavenger Hunt, Monster Magic, Festive Fun. Book now holidayclub@sherpakids.co.za or call (011) 792-4679.

CRYSTAL CASTLE: Brilliant playgroup and registered nursery school in the Bromhof area. Operating for 27 Years. Guaranteed results in a loving environment. From 18 months to Grade 0. Half day rates 7am – 12:30pm, R1200 per month. Full Day rates on request. Contact Patricia 083 766 9168.

PHANTOM COMPUTERS:  Computer store & IT support. Offer onsite, remote & telephonic support on new and refurbished computers, accessories and software. We do hardware repairs to PCs, Apple Mac computers, tablets & phones. We do wired & wireless networking.  Cloud solutions & backup.  Email and website design.  Virus removal. Migration from old PC to new PC.  Contact (011) 794-5415 or email: sales@phantomtec.co.za or visit: www.phantomcomputers.co.za

BEST MINI REMOVALS:  Reliable. Resourceful. Remarkable.  Moving can be a stressful time. Let our experienced team provide you with fast, friendly and hassle-free assistance for your home or office relocation. Our 2 & 3 ton closed trucks are allowed into complexes.  Visit www.bestminiremovals.co.za or contact: (011) 794-8107.

WALK THROUGH LIVING NATIVITY: Come and experience the live sights and sounds of the Christmas story this December. This is an event for the whole family to enjoy – so don’t miss out! Dates: 4, 5 & 6 December, between 18:30 & 20:30. No charge, Honeyridge Baptist Church, cnr. Knoppiesdoring Road and Eastwood Ave, Randparkridge. For more information e-mail office@honeyridge.co.za or contact 083 501 3522.

HAPPINESS AFTERCARE: Looking for an in intimate Aftercare where your child receives a Mother’s touch, Happiness Aftercare would be the right choice for your child. We offer a well programmed schedule with individual homework assistance, entertainment, stimulation, nutritious food and safety. We are mindful of working parents coming late from work due to deadlines for traffic. We only take a group of 17 children from Grade 1 – 7. We also offer reliable transport. For more information and to reserve your child’s place please contact Rennette on (011) 792-7652 or 082 589 8038.

DANIEL’S TRANSPORT: For reliable pick up and dropping off of learners contact Daniel on 084 310 6178.