I recommend that you take care of the minutes, then the hours will take care of themselves.Lord Chesterfield


Embrace the concepts of praise and blame with regard to your child. Both are developmental.


This will take place on Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th September from 18:30 – 20:00. Entrance will be R10 per person due to the fact that we would like to upgrade the music room. Seats will not be allocated but will be on a first come first served basis. Tickets can be brought from the office during both breaks from Monday 8 September.


The 2014 cycle of Annual National Assessment will be administered in all public and designated independent schools from 16 – 19 September. During this period, all learners in Grades 1 – 6 will write nationally set tests in English and Mathematics. The results will be used to report progress related to achieving goals set in the action plan 2014, towards schooling 2025. A letter with more details will follow.


Affiliation/Membership fees R400, Capex R3 150, communications R330, computer related expenses R4 428, consumable stock R871, foundation phase stock and stationery R1 450, general admin purchases R 1 466, kitchen supplies R1 370, Metro services R22 445, office stationery R150, sports R4 216, staff development R11 100, swimming pool R3 267, toilets R219, transport R1 539, trips and shows R6 150.


Would those of you wishing to make a cash sponsorship donation (to assist indigent parents/learners to pay a portion of the 2014 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).


Please remember to support our business partners on a regular basis. We have received R37 872.35 this year.


Learners undertake to respect all persons (teachers, peers and parents) and property at all times.


The school fee tariff is R6 500 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 R650 (beginning January with the final (10th) instalment due end of October.

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.


There will be a two week transition period from Monday 1 September, during which learners may choose to wear either the FULL Winter or Summer uniform. From Monday 15 September, ALL LEARNERS MUST BE DRESSED IN THE FULL SUMMER UNIFORM. Parental co-operation in this regard will be greatly appreciated.


It will be much appreciated if every learner could bring a small posy of flowers to the school Assembly on MONDAY 1 SEPTEMBER 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 those 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. 


Educators must ensure that they utilise generally accepted teaching methods.


Tuesday 2 September: Grade 4 – 7: Social Sciences

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.



Wednesday 3 September at Sharonlea Primary


Athletics: 1st Sharonlea, 2nd F D Roosevelt, 3rd Rand Park and 4th Risidale.

Cross Country: In our last meet of the season which was held at the Golden Harvest Park yesterday, the following runners came in the top 30 of their age groups: Bailey Matthew came 28th in the boy’s U9 race, Aimee Young came 16th and Anastasia Batis came 26th in the girl’s U9 race, Kyle Viede came 8th and Aidan Frank came 14th in the U12 boy’s race, Christopher Loos came 12th, Alex Bottin came 23rd and Jason Wilson came 24th in the U13 boy’s race, Jabulile Mbanjwa came 12th and Tarryn Batt came 17th in the U13 girl’s race and Tshepiso Rangaka came 17th in the U14 boy’s race. The following athletes also significantly improved their positions from the last race: Aydin January, Jason Gaskin, Wilmari Olivier, Liam Walters, Camaryn Moussa, Michael Burgess, Declan Thompson, Ikenna Ehirim, Kiash Chetty, Erin Oosthuizen, Leah Blignaut, Gemma Rood, Aimee Britnow. Well done to all of you!!


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 for the proper immunisation of the child as required by law


Keep off all banks and out of the flowerbeds.


HONEYDEW DRAPERS SCHOOL WEAR: Honeydew Shopping Centre, c/o Beyers Naude & Blueberry Streets, (011) 795-1617. Huge winter special on the following: boys and girls long grey trousers, girl’s tunic, and blue long sleeve shirt.

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.

DESIGNER BLINDS, FLOORS & DECOR: Situated at Randridge Mall. Exquisite laminates, vinyl and luxury vinyl tiles as well as beautiful carpets. We also offer an extensive range of blinds for your home and office as well as a selection of artwork and mirrors. Contact Wayne on 083 454 6511 for a free quotation.

SCRAPPERS ROUTE: We offer affordable scrapbooking kits, products and handmade albums. We offer a variety of classes from scrapbooking to mixed media and alternative art. Group classes are held at a venue or taught in the comfort of your own home. Parties, classes for all ages of aspiring scrapbookers from 8 – 100. We also offer handmade corporate gifts and handmade albums for all occasions. www.scrappersroute.co.za or call 079 949 9992.

PRETTY IN PINK: We offer pamper parties for girls aged 4 – 12, our pampering includes facials, nails, foot treatments, “Pretty in Pink” pamper gift bags and more. Each pamper party is customised to fit your theme and age group. We’ll make you feel like a princess! For more information contact Dennilee on 082 384 7200.

KIP McGRATH EDUCATION CENTRE: Is offering short courses in school readiness, junior & senior study skills, exam essay writing, English as a second language and intelligence development. We also offer an excellent track record and outstanding materials. We can help you improve your Maths, English, Afrikaans, Physical Science and Accountancy. Enquire about our homework centre. Visit www.kipmcgrath.co.za or call Shereen on 071 685 5354.

CATERING NEEDS: Contact Suzyqskitchen for all your catering needs, snack platters, boardroom lunches, office parties, private parties and loads more. Contact us at suzyqskitchen@gmail.com

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 (011) 795-4305 or www. studentsschoolwear .co.za

KIDS CLUB:  Every Friday night from 6pm – 7:30pm, at The Barn Christian Fellowship, cnr. Kelly Ave & Sylvan Road, Boskruin. A fun and safe environment for your kids to come to!!  This week we are having a movie night at Kid’s Club, snacks will be provided but please bring blankets and pillows.  There is no cost involved and we will begin at 6pm as usual.  Please note that the program may end later than usual this week due to the length of the movie.   Grade 1 – 7’s are welcome.

TUTORING AVAILABLE:  Current grade 12 learner at Rand Park High School offering tutoring in all subjects for grades 1 – 9.  Available to start immediately.  For further details please contact Keagan on 061 399 6030 or Tracy on 084 512 7718.

ADMIN ASSISTANT:  The position will involve:  Typing e-mails and CV’s, capturing data on our database, scanning, faxing and copying etc.  Salary R4 000.  Please send an up to date CV, along with contactable references and a head and shoulders photograph to apply2@thehumanfactor.co.za or call 071 332 6850.

RED DOOR MUSIC STUDIO: Are you musically inclined? Vocal training, piano and keyboard lessons will develop your creativity and confidence.  Take lessons at our fully equipped studio in Bromhof, or in the convenience of your own home.  Contact Amy at Red Door Music Studio reddoormusicians@gmail.com or on 083 337 2702.

TUTOR U SUPPORT CENTRE:  An exciting new tutoring centre with a dynamic team of experienced, qualified teachers is here to help you.  If you require any assistance relating to any educational needs: subject support, language support, homework support, projects, etc.  Contact (011) 792-6400 or 071 580 1683 or e-mail info@tutoru.co.za

JILLS SWIMMING SCHOOL:  We offer swimming lessons for all ages 18months – adult, from beginners to style correction and fitness in a heated indoor pool.  Situated in Malanshof near Caravan City.  Contact Jill Taylor on (011) 793-2927 or 083 652 7766.

Randpark Primary School