As we approach the end of yet another school term, I would like to take the opportunity to thank all parents for your help, support and interest this term. We have had another busy and very successful term in all aspects of our school environment and you as partners in the education of your children deserve much of the credit for that. Thanks to the learners who have taken good care of their text books this term. Please adhere to the uniform policy next term. The average attendance this term was 97% – Well Done!

Finally, may I take this opportunity to wish you all a very happy, safe and enjoyable June Holiday. Enjoy this holiday with your children.


Parents Evening for the Senior Primary (Grade 4 – 7) will be held on Thursday 31st July from 17:00 – 19:00 and this will be by invitation only. Reports will be handed out to all Senior Primary learners on the 1st August.


Our annual Interhouse Athletic Day will take place on Wednesday 30 July. A letter with all the relevant information will follow in the third term.


Please remember to support our business partners on a regular basis. We have received R28 024.82 this year.


School will start at 7:30 EVERYDAY.

On Wednesday and Friday school will close at 13:30 (grades 4 – 7). Punctuality in the morning is essential for all learners.


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.


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).


School will open for the 3rd Term on Monday 21 July.


Capex R151 970, computer related expenses R6 342, consumable stock R3 684, hardware/maintenance/plumbing R1 050, kitchen supplies R2 609, Metro Services R27 329 and sports R675.


A special appeal is made to parents to please donate any school/sports uniforms that no longer fit your children or that they no longer require, to the school Bargain Bin. Any donations would be much appreciated.


To Matthew Baker for being selected as Soccer Player of the year 2014.


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.


Learners undertake to refrain from use of drugs, assault, carrying of dangerous weapons, criminal or illegal activities, intimidation, bullying, sexual harassment, rape, victimisation, drunkenness, smoking or being on possession of pornographic


Keep off al banks and out of the flower beds.


Parents must ensure that they meet all their financial commitments with respect to the school.


Educators must ensure that they conduct themselves in a responsible and professional manner.


HONEYDEW DRAPERS SCHOOL WEAR: Honeydew Shopping Centre, c/o Beyers Naude & Blueberry Streets, (011) 795-1617. Buy your winter uniform now and miss the rush!

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.

Tutor for your home in 13 subjects. Call 082 378 3651 or (011) 792-7568, e-mail travis@myacademics.co.za for YOUR success.

HOLIDAY CLUB: Kids – nothing to do this holiday? Don’t be bored! Come join our fun filled holiday club! From 14 – 18 July, 8:30 – 1pm (drop off from 7:45), at The Honeyridge Baptist Church, cnr Eastwood Ave and Knoppiesdoring Road, Randpark Ridge. Grade 000 – Grade 7, all welcome, no cost. For more information contact Bronwyn on 073 170 6772 or bronwyn@honeyridge.co.za

VISION CARE OPTOMETRIST: Optometrists who understand children and adults visual needs. Visit us at Unit 1, Bush Hill Office Park, Jan Frederick Road, Randparkridge, www.visioncare.co.za (011) 794-4038.

MY ACADEMICS TUTORING SERVICES: Now offering Maths and Afrikaans lessons at our Randparkridge One to One Centre. These individual lessons cost R90. Payment options available. Also offering teacher/tutor for your home in 13 subjects. E-mail bronwyn@myacademics.co.za or contact her on 082 820 0879 or (011) 792-7568 for YOUR success.

LOWER YOUR FUEL COSTS: Everybody is affected by rising fuel costs, there is a solution, XFT is a comprehensive fuel treatment that lowers fuel consumption, increases performance and prolongs engine life. E-mail Kim on kimjhankinson@gmail.com or contact her on 073 680 9146 or e-mail or visit www.kimh.mysyntek.com. Try it out for yourself.

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.

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.

THE HELEN O’GRADY DRAMA ACADEMY: Runs its International Drama classes weekly in Randparkridge. Whether your child needs a confidence kick or just a great development activity – we have space for everyone! Contact Kelly on 083 410 2940 for a free trial lesson or visit www.helenogrady.co.za

IN NEED OF TUTORING OR AU PAIRING IN JUNE/JULY HOLIDAYS: I’m a 3rd year BSc Occupational Therapy student from WITS (studies teaching for a year). I am available to do any tutoring and/or au pairing from the 30th June – 18th July. Price ranging from R120 – R150 per hour depending on age and grade. Au pairing price to be discussed. Contact Melanie mellyleyder@gmail.com or 076 678 9200.

DRUM LESSONS: Djembe Drum lessons, workshops and parties. Plus drum school. Contact Tiffany on 082 820 5313.

KIP McGRATH EDUCATION CENTRES: 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. Call Shereen for a free assessment on 071 685 5354 or visit www.kipmcgrath.co.za

HOLIDAY CLUB: Join Weltevreden Chapel for their annual Holiday Club. Theme: Superbass FM, a music festival similar to the Voice, X-factor and Idols. From Monday 30 June – Friday 4 July, 8:00 – 13:30 at Weltevreden Chapel, cnr Jangroentjie Ave and John Vorster Road. Grade 1 – 7 all welcome. For more information contact Dané or Armandt on (011) 679-3042.

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.

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.

KARATE: Train with Norman Robinson 8th Dan. Develop concentration, mental focus and self-confidence. Builds speed, strength and stamina. Classes from 3 years old. For more details contact Kim on 082 841 5695.

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