The above quote is self-explanatory .  Simply put, learners need to be encouraged by their parents to deliver their best efforts at all times.  This is the recipe for success.


Would those of you wishing to make a cash sponsorship donation (to assist indigent parents/learners to pay a portion of the 2012 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 diarise Thursday 29 November at 19:00 in the school hall.


Computer related expenses R26 521, consumable stock R2 191, engraving/badges R108, Hall projector and screen R37 619, Honours Board R10 769, Media Centre R350, printing R4 723, Senior Primary books R134 089, sports R788 and hardware / maintenance / plumbing R5 322.


Sale!! All school jerseys now selling for R10 each.


The school urgently requires the services of a parent to assist us with shelves and some welding for the new Computer Centre. Please contact Mr Pienaar at the school on (011) 793-7434.  Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.


Grade 7 Barn Dance:  Monday

26 November (By invitation only).

Christmas Pageant:  Tuesday 27th & Wednesday 28th November.


Please download from the Internet or collect a disc of the above programme from the office. This will keep you up to date on everything at the school.  It is proving to be a very successful and immediate way of getting information to parents



The compulsory school fees for this year were R4 950 per learner per year.

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 and fax proof of payment to (011) 793-2030 or 0865230073.

Many thanks to those parents who have already made their contribution towards the school fees.  It is greatly appreciated. Parents may, if they so wish, continue to contribute towards the School Development initiatives.


Please remember to support our business partners on a regular basis.  We had raised R32,997.08 by the end of October. 


As from Wednesday 14 November the school will close at 12:30 daily.  Parents are required to make transport arrangements in order for the learners to get home.  Learners who are waiting for transport will not be allowed to loiter around outside the school – they will have to remain inside the school perimeter until their transport arrives.


To the following learners who received Sports Awards:

Junior Cricketer of the year Christopher Ayres, Senior Cricketer of the year Cameron Brunner.  Swimmer of the year is shared by Craig Anderssen and Callum Trainer. Girl Tennis Player of the year Kirsty-Lee Walker, Boy Tennis player of the year is shared by Alex Brocco and Neil Bouwer.


The school will be collecting CASH DONATIONS for the Mother of Peace Home for Abandoned Children at the Carols by Candlelight.  Please support this initiative as it is going to a worthy cause.  Thank you for your co-operation.


The following learners received certificates.

Sound Monitors 2012:

Cameron Brunner, Callum Trainer, Michael Van Vuuren and Keagan Lailvaux.

Hall Monitors 2012:

Rais Hassim, Aerin Buitendag, Ethan Moore, Keygan Claase, Michael Wood and Jamie Duval.

KDA Monitors 2012:

Cameron Goodwin and Thulo Serobe.


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


It’s a tradition at our school that parents contribute towards a Christmas Hamper for our cleaning staff, as a way of conveying to them our sincere thanks for the wonderful work they do during the course of the year.  It will be greatly appreciated if each learner could bring to school one or more non perishable items as a contribution.


Should your child be leaving the school at year end (Grades 1 – 6), please forward a letter to this effect to the class teacher urgently.


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.

Educator Responsibilities –

Educators must ensure that they abide by the rules, regulations and procedures set out by the school and the GDE authorities.

School Rules –

Rough play/games are not permitted on the fields; the educator on playground duty will use his/her discretion in this regard.

Parental Responsibilities –

Parents must ensure that they bring to the attention of the school management any problem, condition or circumstance which affects their child or other children or persons in the school community.

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HONEYDEW DRAPERS SCHOOLWEAR:  Summer uniforms in stock!  Miss the rush and buy now.  Compare our affordable prices to other stockists.  We are at the Honeydew Shopping Centre, cnr. Beyers Naudé Drive & Blueberry Streets (opposite Boskop Primary). Tel (011) 795-1617.

RRVA:  Join the Randpark Ridge Village Association (a non-profit organisation) for only R300 per month, we maintain the parks, suburbs and provide dedicated 24 hour pro-active security vehicles in the area.  For this, other added services and peace of mind, contact the RRVA on

BRAINIAC AFTERCARE & HOMEWORK CENTRE:  Supervised homework session by qualified educator, 1-on-1 tuition, grade 1 – 7.  Reliable transport from primary and high schools included, provide meals and snacks.  We also offer holiday care, available on a daily basis.  A homework centre is also provided for High School students needing a safe place.  Contact Marinda/Susett on (011) 791-7758 or 072 248 6151.

DREAM CAKES:  Delicious specialty cakes, cup-cakes and cake-pops for any occasion and budget.  Contact Vanessa on 082 941 6977 or

GREEN FINGERS LIQUID FERTILIZER:  We’ve got the Green Touch!! Clean, no smell and weed free.  For more information contact Arno on 072 199 0044.

KIDSCAPE ADVENTURE CAMPS:  Kids welcome from grade 1 – 8, limited to 60 kids only. From 17 – 21 December 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 200 for the whole package and including transport.  Contact Graeme on 083 457 7848 or

AFTERCARE:  Grade 1 – 3, children collected at Rand Park Primary.  13:00 – 17:30 school terms only.  Contact Anne on (011) 793-5966 or 084 860 4365.

JUST LABELS:  Need stationery, clothing and shoe labels?  Visit our website for more information or for an order form contact (031) 266-1738 or

CARPETS, WOOD FLOORING, VINYL & BLINDS: Tony will come to your house/office with samples and measure.  Call him for a no obligation quote on 083 290 1757.

RUBIX SHUTTLES & TRANSFERS:  Professional scholar transport solutions – 2013 registrations now open.  Daily school run (am & pm).  Also offered:  ad hoc extra mutual and daily school run options available.  Excellent parent endorsement.  Contact Sharon on 083 627 1997 / /

URGENT LIFT NEEDED: I am a single mom, disabled and cannot drive and am in urgent need for a lift for my two boys to Rand Park Primary in the mornings. If there is anyone living on the upper end of Randpark Drive (between 1 & 50) or who travels past this area on route to school each day and can assist please call Vanessa on 082 749 6736.

MY ACADEMICS TUTORING SERVICES:  Maths, English, Afrikaans, Life and Natural Science, Accounts, Business, Economics and IT.  Home based one-to-one tuition.  Contact Travis on 082 378 3651 or (011) 792-7568.

REMEDIAL TUITION & BALANCE-BOARD THERAPY:  Small groups – individual attention.  English (grade 1 – 9), Afrikaans (grade 1 – 10), Maths (grade 1 – 6).  Fully bilingual, qualified, experienced teachers.  Please contact Anne on (011) 793-5966 or 084 860 4365.

SMALL WORLD AFTERCARE – OPEN DAY SATURDAY 24 NOVEMBER 10:00 – 12:00:    Registrations for 2013 now open!  Small group, home-cooked lunch, afternoon snack and drinks. Homework supervision and tuition by qualified teacher, transport with PDP driver and active holiday programme. We are open daily from 6:30 – 17:30 Monday – Friday.  Register before 1 December to secure your space and guarantee a price freeze on fees until June 2013! Contact (011) 793-4118.

TRANSPORT:  Do you need reliable and safe transport for your child?  Daily, weekly or monthly rates.  Contact Tracey on 079 522 8953.  Randpark, Weltevreden and Honeydew area.

ACHIEVAKIDS PRE-PRIMARY SCHOOL:  (3 – 6 years):  “Learning in a loving environment” Enrolling now, limited space available. Every child has the opportunity to develope self-confidence, Small groups ensure one-on-one.  We also offer Remedial tuition in small groups, individual attention with qualified staff in English, Afrikaans and Maths.  Please contact Anne on (011) 793-5966 or 084 860 4365.

Randpark Primary School