PARENT MEETINGS – 2021

Parents be advised of the arrangements for parent meetings for term 2, 2021

GRADE R – MONDAY – 31 MAY @ 6 PM – 7 PM

GRADE 1 – TUESDAY – 1 JUNE @ 6 PM – 7 PM

GRADE 2 – WEDNESDAY – 2 JUNE @ 6 PM – 7 PM

GRADE 3 – THURSDAY – 3 JUNE @ 6 PM – 7 PM

GRADE 4 – MONDAY – 7 JUNE @ 6 PM – 7 PM

GRADE 5 – TUESDAY – 8 JUNE @ 6 PM – 7 PM

GRADE 6 – WEDNESDAY – 9 JUNE @ 6 PM – 7 PM

GRADE 7 – THURSDAY – 10 JUNE @ 6 PM – 7 PM

Due to COVID restrictions please be advised of the following protocols

  • ONLY 1 parent will be permitted to attend the meeting.
  • ALL parents who attend the meeting must wear a cloth mask. (NO MASK , NO ENTRY)
  • ALL parents will be screened at the entrance to the hall using the following criteria.

Question                   Yes   /  No
1 Do you have a cough?
2 Do you have a fever?
3 Do you have a shortness of breath?
4 Do you have a sore throat?
5 Within the last 14 days, did you have direct contact with someone
known to have contracted Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

BE INFORMED THAT IF YOU HAVE ANY FLU-LIKE SYMPTOMS WHICH PRESENT ITSELF ON THE EVENING OF THE MEETING, THAT WE KINDLY REQUESTED THAT YOU SEND AN APOLOGY TO THE TEACHER PRIOR TO THE MEETING AS AN INDICATION OF NO ENTRY MIGHT OFFEND YOU. Strict security shall be in attendance to ensure all participants physical safety.

OFFICIAL OPENING AND CLOSING TIMES

Parents, be advised that the official opening and closing times at Delta Primary is as follows

Monday to Friday : Gates open at – 07:30

Monday to Thursday: Gates close at 16:00

Friday: Gates close at 14:30

Please ensure that all transport providers are informed of these times, as many learners are often left waiting for transport long after the official closing of the school.

LATE ARRIVAL AND ABSENTEEISM OF LEARNERS

Some of our learners are arriving late at school on a regular basis. The continuous late arrival of some learners is of huge concern to all staff members, as valuable time is lost and the flow of lessons disrupted with learners arriving at various times during the morning session. With the staggered attendance, learners can ill afford the added barrier to learning of arriving late at school.

We have also observed a pattern of absenteeism in many grades. Learners are not receiving their full quota of days at school and this in itself creates huge gaps in their core knowledge. Learners who regularly absent themselves from school place enormous pressure on themselves and their teachers as they attempt to regain lost teaching time and acquiring new knowledge. In this regard, we appeal to all or parents to ensure that our children are at school every day as the antithesis could also lead to sub standard academic achievement.

DEVELOPING MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Below is a picture of our grade 2 learners engaged in counting activities using bottle tops. These and many activities completed during the day will develop our children into active and independent learners.It remains our collective goal to empower all our learners.

LIBRARY ARTS AND CRAFTS

The pictures below depict the arts and crafts skills of our school librarian. Who uses recycled materials in a sustainable manner to create an item of beauty.

Thought for the day

“Without constant activity the threats of life will soon overwhelm the values“ – Jim Rohn

 

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