25th – 28th    October  2022

We hope you all enjoyed a restful half-term break. It’s time to focus and work towards December.  Assessments are in full swing and the Grade 6 and 7 classes will start their examinations in November.  Please ensure your child is at school every day unless they are ill.


Please Take Note…

  • Giving Notice (Grade R – 6): The notice window has now passed and any notice now given will attract a term’s fees in lieu of notice .


  • CHP Sports day: Please note that our Annual CHP Sports Day will take place this Thursday the 27th of October.  Sports Day will start at 09h00 and should reach its conclusion by 12:00. All learners from Grade R to Grade 7 will be participating.  Please note that this is a NORMAL school day. The school day starts at 07h30 and finishes at 13:30. Further, all co-curricular activities will continue as normal starting at 14:00.  Parents are more than welcome to come and watch our Sports Day and we look forward to hosting as many of you as possible on Thursday the 27th of October.  We will be having our school Tuckshop selling food, drinks and snacks.  Cash or Cards accepted.


  • Senior Prep Gr 4 – 7 Science Expo: The Grade 4-7 children will be show casing their Science projects on Friday 28th Parents you are able to come and view your child’s Science projects on Friday 28th October between  8:40am-10:00am.


  • Grade 6 and 7 Exams: The Grade 6 and 7 exams start on Monday 7th November and end on Friday 11th The exam timetable and details were emailed to all parents on Tuesday 18th October.


  • Save the Date – Gr 7 Parents: Grade 7 Valediction and Dinner Thursday 1st December. Invitations will be sent out closer to the time.


  • Save the Date – Gr R Parents: Grade R Assembly Friday 2nd December. Invitations will be sent closer to the time


  • Save the Date – ‘Celebration of Me’ Prize Giving (Grade 1-6) will be held on Tuesday 6th December. More details will be emailed closer to the time.


  • Accounts: All statements for November have been emailed. Please check your email inboxes as well as your Spam and Junk mail.  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.


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


  • CAR PARK: Parents, we understand that the carpark is busy and you are in a hurry in the mornings and the afternoons, but always remember that this is a school and our little people are very precious.
  • Please park considerately and in a parking bay.
  • Please DO NOT sit in the car and hoot for your children, you are required to get out so your child can see you.
  • When you are driving out of the carpark, please STOP before you exit.


  • Uniform: Summer uniform must be worn to school.  Parents please ensure that your child is wearing the correct Summer uniform and that it is labelled!  If your child brings home uniform that does not belong to them, PLEASE return the uniform to reception.


  • Co-Curricular: Summer 2 Co-Curricular has started.  Please ensure you know which days and times your child is involved with  co-curricular.  All queries regarding the co-curricular programme as well as the Grade 1 and 2 Integrated Day, must be directed to our Head of Sport, Mr Anthony Lord:




  • Tuckshop: A highlight for all our children is “Tuckshop Friday”. Every Friday we will be having tuckshop for our children from Gr R-7. A variety of goodies will be sold.  Please send money with your child on Friday if you would like them to buy something.


  • Parents, if your child is sick please keep them at home to get better properly and then return them to school.


  • Lost Property: Dear Parents, 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. collected during this term have been placed in the lost property corridor next to the Aftercare class. Please make sure 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 items will be donated to the 2nd hand uniform shop.


  • Additional Services Notice: Parents please note we require a months’ notice if you want to cancel any additional services, e.g. Aftercare, Lunch programme and Swimming.


  • Responsibility: Parents, please encourage your children to pack their bags etc the night before. We would like to discourage parents from bringing things that the children have forgotten. They need to be organized and you need to assist them to have everything ready before they come to school.


  • Please mark and label all clothing. If your child brings home someone else’s uniform, please return to the office or class teacher.  Teach your child to be responsible for their own property.  The lost property box is at CHP – below the jungle gym.  Please check this regularly.


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


  • School Times: GR R-7: Parents please note that school starts at 7:30am. Children must be at school by 7:20am.


  • Hair – Boys: Parents please ensure that your son’s hair is short, neat, clean and tidy. No fashion hairstyles such as Mohawks, comb-overs, shave lines etc are permitted.
  • Hair – Girls: Parents please ensure that your daughter’s hair is tied back, neat, clean and tidy. Hair accessories need to be Black, White, Red or Blue



  • Lunch Programme:  The Lunch Programme is operational.  The children are really enjoying the snack and revised lunch menu daily.  Lunch is optional for all Grade 1-7 learners.  You can choose the lunch programme at an extra charge of R950-00 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: 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/ takeaways or fizzy drinks are allowed.*WE ARE A NUT FREE SCHOOL – PLEASE DO NOT SEND IN ANY PRODUCTS THAT CONTAIN NUTS


  • Aftercare: School closes every day at 1:30pm.  Aftercare runs from 2:00pm until 5:30pm and includes an additional snack.  Aftercare costs R1200 per month.  Adhoc aftercare is R150 per day.  A penalty fee of R200-00 will apply for late collection of children after 17h30 and R350 for collection after 18h00. If you would like to enrol your child into aftercare, please email Karen Visser:


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


  • Smart Watches: VERY IMPORTANT! Please note that your child’s smart watch may NOT be used as a communication device at all during the day. The school will also not be held responsible or liable if a smart watch is lost at school.


  • School Uniform Shop: Please note the school uniform shop opening times. The shop will not be open at any other times.

Uniform Shop Hours:

Monday – Friday: 08h00-12h00


Dates to Diarise:

  • Thursday 27th October: CHP Sports Day Gr R-7
  • Friday 28th October: Gr 4-7 Science Expo
  • 7th – 11th November: Grade 6 – 7 Exams
  • Thursday, 1st December: Grade 7 Valediction Dinner – Swiss Country Club. Start at 6:00pm
  • Friday, 2nd December: Grade R Final Assembly
  • Tuesday 6th December: Gr 1 – 6 Celebration of Me
  • Wednesday 7th December: End of Year Closure – School closes at 11:00am. No Aftercare.
  • Wednesday 11th January 2023: Start of Term 1 – School Re-opens for start of Term 1 2023