CHP: –

NOTICES 8th – 12th July 2019

Welcome back after the half term breakWe hope everyone had a good rest and are geared up for the rest of the term.

Winter is now upon us, please ensure your children are dressed warmly and wearing the correct school uniform.

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


What’s New….?

  • Cycle Test: Reminder All Grades 4 – 7 learners will be writing Maths on Thursday 11th July. Please ensure your child is well prepared.
  • Ms Shabalala Grade 4-7 isiZulu teacher has resigned and will be moving to a school closer to home. She will leave us at the end of the term. Her replacement has been secured.  Ms Sthabile Mthethwa will start in September at the start of the 3rd term. 
  • Magic of Music: (Only for Choir, Wind Ensemble and Drumming children) Magic of Music will be held on Wednesday 17th July at 6:00pm at the Wits Linder Auditorium. Letters will be going out with more details.
  • Mandela Day: All Grades Gr R-7 will be celebrating Mandela Day on Thursday 18th July. The class teacher will send out more details.
  • Assembly 2019:  On Friday 13th July at 7:30am, Grade 1M will be hosting the assembly. When it’s your child’s class assembly you are more than welcome to come and watch the assembly. The assembly is approximately half an hour.
  • 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.



  • Winter Menu: Gr 1-7 Parents please click on link to see our New and Improved Winter Menu.

  • Please mark and label all your childs clothing. If 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


  • Winter uniform: Please ensure your children are wearing the correct winter uniform.  The children are only allowed to wear navy blue beanies and gloves

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), Fleece or Jersey. 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. The tracksuit is for PE and Sport ONLY


  • 345 Swim School – July: Parents please remember that 345 Swim School remains open and operational during 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.



  • Lunch Programme:  The children are really enjoying the snack and revised lunch menu 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 R750-00 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: 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.

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.



 Dates to Diarise:

  • Wednesday 17th July – Magic of Music– Choir – Individual children are invited, letters will be going out with more details.
  • Thursday 18th July– Mandela Day
  • Saturday 27th July- CHP Sports Day– Compulsory school day for all children Gr R-7
  • Thursday 8th August- End of Term 2 school closes at 11:00am. Aftercare continues as usual. NO Holiday Care during August