To welcome the season of spring in, children may wear civvies (ordinary clothes of their choice) on Thursday 1 September. Floral themes and spring colours should be worn.
School Landline and Internet Access Restored
The Telkom landline as well as all internet access and Wi-Fi has been sorted out and is up and running again. We thank you for your patience.
Entrepreneur’s Day – Green Emeralds
The Green Emeralds Team will have their chance to make some money on Wednesday 31 August during the school morning. Please remember to send some money with your child to help support the young entrepreneurs.
Streets of Sapphire
Thank you to parents who have completed the participation forms and made the stage production payments. Rehearsals have started.
Stage Rehearsal Dates 7th and 8th December 2016 (compulsory attendance required)
Performance Evenings 9th and 10th December 2016 (all children perform on both evenings)
Tickets are not on sale yet but as soon as they are ready, parents shall be notified.
Children in Grade 3 to 6 shall write their cycle tests between the 9th and 22nd of September.
Primary Checkpoints Examinations
The children in Year 6 (Grade 6) are expected to write their Cambridge International Examinations (Primary Checkpoints) in English, Mathematics and Science between the 10th and 21st October.
Final Year End Examinations
Children in Grade 3 to 6 shall write their final year end examinations between the 31st of October and 15th of November.
Tuck Shop – Ice Cream Sales Start Again
Ice Cream shall be on sale from this week. Proceeds benefit the stage production fund.
Forthcoming Presentations at School
Over the next few months, specialist companies will be coming to school to present theatrical-educational shows aimed at teaching the children about a variety of topics. They are planned as follows:
6 September Germs and Hygiene A Science-Based Approach
22 September Cultural Diversity Learning about cultural tolerance
In an effort to teach the children about business and entrepreneurial skills, the following days have been scheduled for entrepreneurial sales by the children themselves. This applies to children in Reception Year to Grade 6. Your child will have an opportunity to plan and sell any items of their choice on the specified day allocated to the House Team that they are part of:
Wed 31 Aug Green Emeralds
Wed 14 Sep Purple Pearls
Term Dates for 2016
Term 3 18 July – 22 September 2016
Term 4 3 October – 9 December 2016
Term Dates for 2017
Term 1 13 January – 31 March 2017
Term 2 18 April – 30 June 2017
Term 3 24 July – 29 September 2017
Term 4 9 October – 8 December 2017