CHP Weekly Notices

16th – 20th  October 2023


Dates to Diarise:

Thursday 26th October Gr R – 7 Slip and Slide morning – Details will be emailed
Friday 3rd November SP Science Expo
Thursday 26th October School closes for half term break at 11:00am
Tuesday 31st October School re-opens after half term break at 7:00am
Tuesday 14th  November Grade 6 and Grade 7 exams begin


This week’s class assembly: Grade 1C  

This week’s Cycle Test: Thursday 19th October and Friday 20th October

  • Grade 7- Best Speaker Competition





Please note that the ‘Notice to Leave’ period for any child leaving at the end of the year is now closed.


Half Term Break:

School closes next Thursday 26th October at 11:00am. Aftercare will continue as usual on that day.  School will re-open on Tuesday 31st  October at 7:00am.


Slip and Slide Day:

Due to the upcoming half term break and to welcome Summer, we will be hosting a Slip and Slide Day Thursday 26th October.  We will have slip and slide jumping castles. Children can wear civvies to school, they must bring their swimming costume and towel. (Girls are to please wear full swimming costumes (No Bikinis allowed). Each child will also receive an ice cream.  The cost is R20 per child.


Grade 4 to 7 Science Expo

The date for the Science Expo has been rescheduled from Thursday, 26 October to Friday, 3 November, as the children will be enjoying their Slip and Slide morning.


Grade 6 and 7 Exams

Exams start on Tuesday 14th  November.  Please ensure your child is well prepared and they are at school every day.  The exams end on Monday  20th   November.


Grade 7 Valediction: Grade 7 parents, please save the date. 

The Grade 7 Valediction will be held on Thursday 30th  November at 5:30pm at The Swiss Club in Vorna Valley.  Invitations will be sent with more details.


Grade R Assembly: Grade R parents, please save the date

The Gr R “Celebration of Me” will be held on Friday 1st December.  Invitations will be sent out closer to the time.


Last day of school

School will close on Thursday 7th December at 11:00am and the school will close down at 12:00pm. ALL CHILDREN must be collected. There will be NO supervision after 12:00pm.



Please ensure that your child is wearing the correct Summer uniform and that all items are labelled!  If your child brings home uniform that does not belong to them, PLEASE return the uniform to reception.


Lost Property

The amount of lost property found lying around the school by the end of each day is concerning. Piles of unmarked clothing, shoes, stationary, lunch bags etc. have been placed in the lost property corridor next to the Aftercare class. Please ensure that your child’s clothing is clearly labelled. There will be an opportunity for parents to sift through/collect their children’s lost items every Friday from 13h30 to 14h00. Thereafter, all unclaimed or unmarked items will be donated to the 2nd hand uniform shop.



If you would like to enrol your child for swimming at 345 swim school, please contact Karen Visser at



  • Boys: Hair needs to be short, neat, clean and tidy. No fashion hairstyles such as Mohawks, comb-overs, shave lines etc are permitted.


  • Girls: Hair needs to be tied back, neat, clean and tidy. Hair accessories need to be Black, White, Red or Blue.



If you would like your child to be a part of the school lunch programme for an additional fee, please contact Karen Visser at

If you pack lunch for your child, please ensure that it is healthy and that there is enough food for a morning snack and lunch.  We are a NUT FREE school.  Please do not pack any food that contains any nuts.


School Times

School gates open at 06:30

School starts at 07:30

School ends at 13:30

Aftercare 14:00 – 17:30



Weekly Reminders

  • Emails sent from Ed Admin are system generated. Please DO NOT reply to these and rather direct all your emails to
  • The school gate opens at 6:30am. No child may be dropped off before this time.
  • We require a months’ notice to cancel school services, aftercare, swimming and the lunch programme
  • Tuckshop is every Friday. Children may bring money
  • Please ensure all uniform items are labelled and the correct Summer uniform is worn
  • Lost property is located next to the Aftercare class
  • No Smart watches or cell phones may be brought to school