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Circular letter 1/2018

Jan 18, 2018

Dear Parents                                                         18 January 2018

Welcome back after a wonderful break.  We trust 2018 will be your year! 

NB!!!  Parents evening

Senior phase Grade 4 – 7.  Monday, 22 January 2018 at 17:30 in the hall.

Junior phase Grade R – 3. Tuesday, 23 January 2018 at 17:30 in the classrooms. 


     27 January              L/S Hoëveld – Evander                           Saturday

30 January                   L/S Secunda– Secunda                       Tuesday 

1 February                   Zone Meeting – Secunda                    Thursday

3 February                   L/S JJ vd Merwe – Ermelo                 Saturday

7 February                   Highveld Group – Secunda                 Wednesday

14 February                 Circuit Meeting – Secunda                  Wednesday

24 February                 Gert Sibande Region – Secunda           Saturday

3 March                       Provincial Championship – Secunda    Saturday

15 – 17 March             National Championship – Paarl



Parents, we need your urgent co-operation regarding road safety when dropping and collecting you children.   Please do not stop in front of the gates.  The buses and staff must be able to enter and leave without difficulty.  Should you park here and your car gets damaged by the bus, the school will not be held responsible for the repairs.

Please try and drop your child before 07:25.  The bell rings at 07:30.   No pupil is allowed to be late!  It is your responsibility to be on time. School hours: Monday – Thursday 07:30 – 13:30

and Fridays 07:30 – 13:00.  Children must please use the side gates to enter and NOT the main gate at the office.

As from Monday, 29 January, ALL GATES WILL BE LOCKED AT 7:30 am. 

Names of late arrivals will be noted and after the third offence the child will be put in detention which takes place on a Friday directly after school. 

PRE SCHOOL HOURS 7:30 – 13:00.

Please note that the above arrangement will be exactly the same for the Pre-school except that the detention is not applicable for Gr. R learners.  Although the Pre-school ends at 13:00 you will have until 13:30 to collect your child in the afternoon.  Please note, however, that on a FRIDAY the Pre-school children must be collected at 13:00.


We would like to ask for your co-operation regarding the following issue.  There are far too many unnecessary interruptions during school hours.  Pupils are being called to the office to collect trivial items like lunch, togs, projects or books which have been left at home or in the car.  Doctor’s appointments – We request that you please make them for after school.


Gr. 4-7 will receive an Afrikaans file this will be seen as a textbook.  Should the file need to be replaced a fee of R150,00 will be charged.


Payments may be made at the following times: 07:10 – 11:00.  NO money will be taken after hours.  Mrs. Marais (Finances) will be available from 08:00 – 13:00.


Parents, please it is VERY important that you make sure that when you deposit money into the school account that you use the CORRECT REFERENCE AND that you SEND a proof of payment to the school.  NO money can be allocated to your account if you deposit money with the wrong reference and/or NOT sending proof of payment to the school.  You can’t claim that you deposit money in the school account without a proof of payment or if your reference is wrong.  It is not the school’s responsibility to seek around to allocate payments.


REFERENCE:  The person responsible to pay the tuition fees and youngest child’s name and Gr(The person whose name is on the financial form is the person responsible to pay the tuition fees.)e.g. (example) Maseko WW Sipho R4.  Proof of payment need to be faxed to 017 6311689 or E-mail to .


          Laerskool Oranjegloed Primary

          ABSA Secunda

          ACC Nr.  1510490858        Branch:        632005

          REF.   e.g. (Example) Maseko WW Sipho Gr R4  Please don’t use this one it is just an example USE YOUR OWN REFERENCE: If your surname is Sibeko MM then you use SIBEKO MM and your child’s name and Gr.  If there is anything you don’t understand PLEASE CALL Mrs. Marais @ (017)6311688



Parents are NOT allowed to go to the classes without reporting at the office, even if it is after school.  The teachers won’t talk to you if you just show up during class time.  Please report at the office to make an appointment if you want to see a teacher.


CLOTHING SHOP –Tuesdays and Thursdays 13:30 – 14:30

We kindly ask of you to respect the clothing store times as we are all teachers and need to be in our classes after the bell has gone.  There will therefore not be any exceptions to the given times. We do thank you for your co-operation. Please mark all your child’s clothing.

We do have a card facility available.  You may however make use of the Internet payment system and bring along your proof of payment.  We will not allow you to take any clothing if we do not have proof of payment. 


PLEASE NOTE!      No energy drinks like Red Bull, Move, Monster etc. will be allowed at school.

 Chewing gum is against school rules.  Please assist us in this regard.

 Gloedjie greetings

J.H.C. van Rensburg