“Enthusiasm is a little thing that makes a big difference”Anon


It is self evident that enthusiasm creates success. To tackle the day, one’s work, one’s relationships with enthusiasm brings a positivity and joy into one’s life. Try to motivate yourself and your children to be enthusiastic – this will result in happier, more successful parents, teachers and learners.


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


Should you wish to receive this newsletter by e-mail, please forward your address to info@randparkprimary.co.za.


Please remember to support our business partners on a regular basis. We have received R56 615.81 this year.


  • Wednesday 14 January – first day of school 2015.


Please note that the Bargain Bin will be open on Tuesday 13th January 2015 from 9:00 – 10:00.


Your compulsory school fee commitment of R6 500 per learner for 2014 is due in full by Friday 31 October. Any school fee account that was not settled in full by this date has 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 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).

We thank the following parents/ businesses for their sponsorship:

Remax Masters for their very generous donation of printing the book covers for 2015, as well as the invitations for Senior Primary Prize Giving.


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


The learner Reports will be handed out on Wednesday 10 December. Please ensure that your child is at school in order to receive the end of year Report.



Will not be issued to learners next year – 2015 if they did not return all their text books this year – 2014. Missing/lost text books require a payment of R150 per book, to the school.


Communications R8 804, computer related expenses R3 580, consumable stock R41 958, general admin purchases R3 570, Foundation Phase stock and stationery R15 660, Honours Board R1 660, hardware/maintenance/plumbing R1 333, machinery maintenance R999, Metro Services R25 126, office stationery R310, printing R1 824, security R480, Senior Phase books R12 993, toilets R1 909 and transport R9 165.


This is an urgent request to Foundation Phase learners who have not paid for their stationery packs for 2015. Please send the money to school on Monday.


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 some money for our charity drive and sincere thanks goes to all the parents who contributed with a special thanks to Mr Pretorius for his very generous contribution. Your contributions will make some hearts in the Moria Old Age Home extremely happy this Festive Season.


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

FAVOUR KIDS TRANSPORT: For kids pick up and drop off, for school, extra murals. Our service area includes: Weltevredenpark, Wilgeheuwel, Radiokop, Allens Nek, Strubens Valley, Little Falls, Ruimsig, Allen Glen High School. For more info contact Maryann on 079 099 3121 or e-mail favourm64@yahoo.com

PLAY PLAY HOUSE: Save R6000 on nursery school fees for 2015!  (est 1995) 72 Mimosa Rd Randpark Ridge has place for children 3 months to 6 years (Grade R). Mon – Fri 6.30am – 6.00pm. Secure safe quiet neighbourhood, close to Randpark Primary. Full stimulation programme, learning through play, nutritional meals. Contact (011) 792-0660 or e-mail info@playplayhouse.co.za or visit www.playplayhouse.co.za.

AFTERCARE in Randpark Ridge. Sherpa Kids South Africa, market leader in Aftercare services presently in over 155 primary schools in New Zealand, Australia, England, Ireland and Canada. Launched in South Africa in 2013, Sherpa Kids offers international best practice in childcare. Curriculum aligned themed fun filled activities offered daily. 60 interactive localised weekly themes. From R600 per month. Incl lunch, afternoon snack and homework supervision. Multiple aftercare options (with or without transport from school) as well as Holiday Care. Open 50 weeks per year until 6pm. Contact (011) 792-4679 or e-mail info@sherpakids.co.za or visit www.sherpakids.co.za

PROFESSIONAL MINUTE TAKER: Corporate governance firm is seeking a part-time minute taker in its board administration division. Extensive minute taking experience, business English, experienced in a professional business environment, own laptop, stable internet access, own voice recorder, own transport, ability to work independently and meet deadlines required. 70% work from home and 30% meeting attendance. Legal or finance background an advantage. E-mail brief CV to eugene@fluidrockgovernance.com

STEP AHEAD NURSERY SCHOOL: Run by a qualified teacher, combines free fun and learning activities in a safe, caring and stimulating environment. Free extra murals and meals offered. Aftercare and transport available. Age 6 months to 5 years, R2 200 per month. Register before Jan 2015 and receive 25% discount on 3 months fees. For more information contact Serina on 072 600 0984 or 061 025 0898.

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

KIP McGRATH HOMEWORK CENTRE: Is offering homework supervision, preparation for exams, Kip McGrath remedial/advanced teaching included, supply meals, safe environment, and progress reports every three months. Open during school holidays from 7am – 6pm. We also offer you an excellent track record and outstanding materials. Contact Shereen for a free assessment on 071 685 5354 or visit www.kipmcgrath.co.za

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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. Being one of the smaller removal companies, we pride ourselves on our professional integrity and ensure exceptional personalised service. Our 2 & 3 Ton closed trucks are allowed into complexes. Contact (011) 794-8107 or www.bestminiremovals.co.za

GO IMAGE PHOTOGRAPHY: Have a Christmas, fun-time family shoot at the Delta environmental Centre. All high resolution images, 50 full edits also in black and white as well as sepia, all for R1 000. Contact Graeme on 083 457 7848 or graeme@goimage.co.za or see www.goimage.co.za

GOLF CLINIC: Register NOW for the Martin Whitcher Future Master’s Juniour Golf clinic on 15 – 19 December, from 8:00 -10:00, ages 6 – 10 or 15:00 – 17:00, ages 11 – 17. To book a spot please contact Darren on (011) 215-8631 or 082 925 0856.

TRANSPORT 2015: I have a valid PDP, special insurance, regular servicing of vehicle, been in business for 4 and a half years and I drive the children myself, Regret, no naughty kids. Contact Christine on 082 440 5260 or christinevangreunen@yahoo.com

HOLIDAY CARE: R 120 per day during December. Loads of fun in Weltevreden Park, new aftercare opening in January 2015. Fill the Gap Aftercare. For further details contact Carol on 061 419 0683.

TRANSPORT: Reasonable and convenient transport service for your children, please contact Thabang on 072 490 9565 or send your enquiry to tb.kgatwane@gmail.com for more information. Pick-ups and drop offs in the Randburg, Cosmo City, Northgate, Northriding, Sundowner, Cresta, Northcliff, Windsor and surrounding areas.

DOMESTIC: Christina is looking for full or part-time domestic work. Contact her on 079 942 6364.