Newsletter 30 of 2020

LEARNERS WHO HAVE NOT RETURNED SINCE 1 JUNE

We are encouraging learners who have as yet not made contact with the school, to please do so before the conclusion of the academic year. Administration is in the process of following up on isolated cases where learners have not returned to school. Be reminded that all learners are required to be at school as per South African Schools Act.

LEARNER ATTENDANCE

We are encouraging all our learners to continue attending school after the conclusion of assessments. Valuable face-time was lost during the extended lock-down period, and it is our intention to utilise all available time between now and the conclusion of the term to bed down core concepts in both the foundation and intersen phase. As of next week the 30 November we revert to the normal attendance ( group 1 – Monday & Tuesday, group 2 Wednesday and Thursday, alternate Fridays as communicated by the teacher)

FUNDRAISING

We are currently running the raffle as the only fundraiser for the term and encourage all our learners to contribute towards the fundraiser in order to generate much needed financial resources.

ATTENDANCE DATA – (2020.11.23 TO 2020.11.27)

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
428 374 456 232 174

ISSUING OF EMAIL ACCOUNTS

All learners should currently be in possession of their very own email account which was issued by the class-teacher. Accompanying the email account details , learners would have received an instruction page on how to access the email account. I wish to encourage parents to assist and get behind this initiative by actioning the suggestions as a matter of urgency. Your action will enable the school to seed a digital communication strategy which would yield marvelous benefits for all associated to our school.

INTERACTION WITH OUR ONLINE PRESENCE

Parents, we encourage all stakeholders who are connected to the school to regularly interact with the school website. While we are grappling with mass communication to all stakeholders the website and our face-book presence remains the single most important port to know what is happening at school.

THE 5 GOLDEN RULES

  1. Separating yourself physically from other people.
  2. Physical distancing when around other people (1.5 m – apart)
  3. Hand-washing and sanitizing (every hour)
  4. Practice good hygiene (coughing, sneezing into elbow or tissue)
  5. Using a face-cloth (A MUST FOR BEING AT SCHOOL). 

DISMISSAL TIMES

Learners in grade 4-7 will be dismissed @ 13.30 for the remainder of the term. The remaining grades shall be dismissed as per their usual times. Learners shall be dismissed at 11:00 am on the last day of the term (15 December 2020)

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

“If you can’t figure out your purpose, figure out your passion. For your passion will lead you right into your purpose.”

T.D. Jakes

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