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


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.


The winter uniform is as follows:


Regulation grey shorts OR grey longs, tracksuit jacket, grey socks, plus plain navy blue tie is to be worn at all times with long sleeve blue shirt.  NO track suit pants may be worn over the school uniform.


Plain blue long sleeve shirt and navy blue tie, regulation girl’s grey longs OR grey tunic, plain navy jersey (optional), tracksuit jacket.



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).


Computer related expenses R323, consumable stock R1 687, gardens and fields R1 310, kitchen supplies R911, Media Centre R5 5 85, medical supplies R443, Metro Services R30 019, Senior Phase books R3 600, sports R12 525 and trips and shows R3 800.


Should you wish to receive this newsletter by e-mail, please forward your address to  Please keep your email address current on our system in case of emergencies.


Please remember to support our business partners on a regular basis.  We have raised R3 995.55 by the end of February.  Thanks to all participating parents.


Tuesday 19 March: 17:00 – 19:00

All parents are invited to attend/visit the classroom and receive their child’s learner report for Term 1.  PLEASE NOTE that this is not the time for an in-depth discussion with the educators.  Should you feel that this is required please contact the school secretary early in Term 2 to arrange a meeting with the educator concerned.


School will close at 12:00 on Wednesday 20 March and will open for Term 2 on Tuesday 9 April.


  • The child reports to the sick room with a note from the class teacher – NO child is to phone their parents from their own phone.
  • Secretaries are to then phone and inform the parents regarding their sick child.
  • After being phoned it is the decision of the parent to either fetch or leave the child in our care.
  • If fetched, the child should be fetched within 45 minutes please as the sick room can become very congested.


Rand Park Primary School will be holding a rugby clinic at the school on Saturday 20 April for all age groups.  All welcome.


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.


Educators must adhere to the Code Of Conduct set out by the official Educator Registering Body Authority (i.e. South African Council for Educators).


Learners undertake to conduct themselves in a safe and responsible manner.


Parents must ensure that sign the homework diary on a daily basis.


Courtesy, respect, good manner and kindness is expected from all learners.


HONEYDEW DRAPERS SCHOOL WEAR:  Honeydew Shopping Centre. Cnr. Beyers Naude & Blueberry Streets (011) 795-1617.  Compare our affordable prices to other stockists.

KIDSCAPE ADVENTURE CAMPS:  Kids welcome from grade 1 – 8, limited to 60 kids only. From 28 March – 1 April 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

DOMESTIC:  Betty is looking for additional work on a Saturday.  She is honest, reliable, hardworking and kind.  For a reference contact me on 084 813 2706 or Betty on 072 779 8230.

PANORAMA COBRAS JUNIOR RUGBY CLUB:  We will be having our OPEN DAY as well as registrations on Saturday 16 March at the Panorama Sports Club in Radiokop from 9:00 – 14:00.  Please come and join us for some fun.  Fees are R750 for the season excluding rugby kit.  Payment option plans are available.  Practices take place at Panorama Sports Club from 17:30 – 18:45 Tuesday and Thursday.

AQUALAND S.A. SWIMMING SCHOOL:  Indoor, heated pool, personalised 1-on-1 swimming lessons for pupils from 12 months to adult with a female swimming instructor.  2 Branches situated in Rand Park Ridge and Bromhof.  Open 7 days a week.  For more information contact Robbie on 082 521 2360 or also see

AFFORDABLE & COMPREHENSIVE MEDICAL INSURANCE:  Unlimited GP visits and medications.  Basic dentistry, pathology, radiology and optometry from R279 per month.  Hospital plan, emergency treatment, dread disease and death benefits from R379 per month.  Contact Trish Clayton on 083 275 2375.

DESIGNER BLINDS & FLOORS:  Situated in 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.  Contact Wayne on 083 454 6511 for a quote.

TRANSPORT:  For reliable and personal care transporting your kids to and from Rand Park Primary and Rand Park High Schools contact Christine on 082 440 4260.  PDP Registered.

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

PANORAMA FOOTBALL CLUB:  We are based in Radiokop and are open to all ages from 5 years to Vets.  Panorama Football Club are proud to say we have 4 x level 1 SAFA coaches as well as UEFA licence A & B coaches.  We boast 4 full fields to accommodate our growing members.  We are also very proud that we have become the official satellite club for the Black Aces.  For more info on training days etc, please contact Mariesha on 079 769 2040 or visit

LIFT REQUIRED:  I am in urgent need of a lift to school for my 2 children, we live at no 55, Randpark Drive.  If you are able to assist please contact Vanessa on 082 749 6736.

DOMESTIC:  Constance is looking for part time/full time domestic work with or without accommodation.  She is extremely honest, hardworking and reliable.  For a reference contact Daniella on 082 309 6143 or Constance on 076 118 7176.

LEARNING SKILL METHODS:  Grade 4 – 12.  For more information contact Eddie on or 083 454 0540.

DOMESTIC:  Joice is looking for part time domestic work, she is a hardworking lady and works for me twice a week but is looking for additional days.  For a reference contact Getrude on 079 744 4993 or Joice on 071 043 9677.

CRAFTY TOTS:  Fun and crafty weekday classes for moms/dads/grannies and their tots aged 1 – 4 years old, focused on creativity and learning in a nurturing, stimulating environment.  For more information go to or call Christine on 083 350 0792

KIDS CLUB:  Please take note there will be no Kids Club this Friday night as we will be at the Ice Rink with the kids from 15:00 – 17:00.  For more information please contact Cindy on (011) 732-1340.

DOMESTIC:  Zama is looking for part time/full time domestic work.  Has good references, please contact her on 072 401 0019.

FLOORING PROJECTS:  Commercial carpet and flooring specialist.  Contact Dave Irving on 083 273 2848.

Randpark Primary School