CHP: –

NOTICES 6th – 10th May 2019

Welcome to Term 2! We hope you had restful holiday.  It is now full swing into the Winter Term and it’s going to be a busy one!


Wishing all our Moms a very happy Mother’s Day for Sunday 12th May.

Car Park: You will notice we are currently upgrading the car park.  We will soon have a drop and go zone as well as more parking.  A letter will be going out with more detail.  Please be patient and careful when driving in and out of the car park while the construction is happening. 

Winter uniform:  As of the 7th of May, all children must wear winter uniform.

Junior Prep Gr R-3 – The school track suit, long sleeved white shirt and the long-sleeved coloured house shirt for sport.

Senior Prep Gr 4-7 – Long sleeve collared white shirt (boys and girls), CHP school tie (boys and girls), Girls – tartan skirts with long CHP socks or woollen navy-blue tights. Boys – long Navy Chino pants.  Parents please ensure your child is wearing the correct winter uniform.

Please mark and label all your childs clothingIf your child brings home someone elses uniform, please return to the office or class teacher.  Teach your child to be responsible for his or her own property.  The lost property box is in the aftercare center at CHP.  Please check the lost property regularly


8th May – Vote Day- Public Holiday: School is closed on Wednesday 8th May for National Elections.  There is NO Holiday Care.  School re-opens on Thursday 9th May at 7:00am.


Slipper Day:  CHP Supports Reach for a Dream: Slipper day is on Friday 10th May.  Please send R10 with your child to purchase a Slipper Day wrist band from their class teacher.  Your child can wear their slippers to school on Friday if they have purchased a wrist band.


Concert USB: CHP Concert USB – Place Your Order.  If you would like to purchase a Concert USB, please email and EFT payment into the school account Ref: Your Child’s name concert USB, or pay with your card at reception or send cash with your child.  Please Note, only when we receive payment will your USB be ordered.


345 Swim School – April, May, June and July:  Parents please remember that 345 Swim School remains open and operational during April, May, June and July. We have made some changes to our heating system to try and ensure that the water temperature remains constant during Winter. We encourage you to allow your children to swim throughout the Winter season.

If you do not want them to swim, please ensure that you give the Swim School 1 months’ notice when cancelling.

Assembly 2019:   When it’s your child’s class assembly you are more than welcome to come and watch the assembly.  On Friday 17th May at 7:30am, Grade 4E will be hosting the assembly. The assembly is approximately half an hour.

Aftercare:  Parents as of the 1st March please note that children waiting for their older sibling to finish an activity will be signed into aftercare and you will be billed.  The number of siblings has grown substantially at 345 and CHP and as a school, we are now unable to accommodate and supervise children waiting for siblings to finish their co-curricular activities for free any longer. Therefore, they would need to be collected as soon as they have finished with school or they will be signed into aftercare and cared for.

Very Important: Please take note of the following:  Parents when you receive emails from the ED-Admin email, please Do Not reply to this email.  Mails sent from Ed Admin are system generated emails.  Please direct all your emails to , ,

Lunch Programme The children are enjoying the snack and lunch that they are receiving daily.  Lunch is optional for all Grade 1-7 learners.  You can choose the lunch programme at an extra charge of R700-00 per month or you may pack your child’s own lunch.  Please email Karen Visser if you would like your child to be fed at school.

Gr 1-7: Very Important Parents if your child is not on the school lunch programme and you are packing their own lunch, please ensure that you pack enough lunch for your child.  They will require a morning snack, lunch and an afternoon snack. NO sweets or fizzy drinks please!


Opening Times: Parents, no child may be brought to school or dropped off before 6:30am! The gates will remain closed.

Smart Watches: VERY IMPORTANT:  Parents please note your child’s smart watch may NOT be used as a communication device at all during the day.    They may not be a distraction to the child or the class.  The school will also not be held responsible or liable if a smart watch is lost at school.

345 Swim School: 345 Swim School: If you would like to enrol your child for swimming please email Karen Visser:

School Uniform Shop: Parents these are the times the uniform shop will be open.  Please take note of the days and times.  The shop will not be open at any other times.

Winter Uniform Now in stock!

Normal Shop Hours:

Monday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday: 07h30 to 09h30

Tuesdays: 07h30 to 08h30 & 12h00 to 15h00

Diaries 2019: If your child loses the diary, R100-00 will be charged to your account to replace the diary.

Aftercare: Aftercare operates from the close of day after co-curricular and supervised homework (15h00) until 17h30 and includes additional snacks.  A penalty fee of R100-00 will apply for late collection of children after 17h30 and R200 for collection after 18h00.  If you would like to enrol your child into aftercare, please email Karen Visser:

Homework: Parents please note homework is only scheduled for 1 hour during homework time.  Homework is supervised by the teachers.  If your child does not finish their homework in the time frame, they must complete their homework at home.

Accounts:    Please ensure all fees are paid on or before the 7th of the month.   Please note:  If we do not receive your payment by the 7th of the month, a late fee penalty of R500 will be charged to your account if no prior payment arrangement has been made.   Please email Karen Visser if you have any queries:

Please ensure you have completed the Debit Order permission form.


Dates to Diarise:

Tuesday 7 May – School opens

Wednesday 8 May – Nation Elections – Public Holiday- There will be NO Holiday Care

Thursday 9 May – Children and staff back to school

Friday 10th May – Slipper Day – we will be selling the slipper day wrist bands at R10

Sunday 12th May – Mother’s Day