CHP Weekly Notices

8th -12th July  2024


Dates to Diarise:

Monday, 15th July Gr 1 Only 100th day of formal schooling – details have been emailed
Thursday, 18th July Mandela Day Celebrations, further details will be emailed
Saturday, 3rd August CHP Sports Day – Compulsory School Day, further details will be emailed
Thursday, 8th August Pyjama Day – further details will be emailed
Thursday, 8th August End of Term 2 – School closes at 11:00 am
Wednesday, 4th September Start of Term 3 – School re-opens at 7:00am


Welcome back. We hope you all enjoyed the half term break!


This week’s class assembly:  Gr 1W





We would like to welcome Ms Carole Hatfield who has joined us to teach Grade 6 and 7 English while Mrs Botha is away on maternity leave. We wish her a happy time in the CHP family.


School Uniform

Please check that all your child’s school uniform is clearly labelled.


Winter Term

The cold winter mornings are here.  Please ensure your child is dressed warmly.  If your child is sick, please do not send them to school.


Mandela Day

Next Thursday, the 18th July we will be celebrating Mandela Day. There are some exciting plans for the day. Details will be sent out this week.


100 Formal days of schooling – Grade 1 Only

On Monday 15th of July, our special Grade 1s will celebrate their 100th day of formal schooling.  One hundred whole days of learning and growing. We thoroughly enjoy this day with our Grade 1s each year and are excited to celebrate this milestone. On this special day, please send your child to school dressed as if they are 100 years old. We do not expect you to go out and buy/rent a costume, but rather use things that you already have at home.



The Co-Curricular Schedule: Winter Two commences on Monday the 8th of July 2024.  The schedule has been emailed to all parents.  Please ensure you know which days and times your child is involved with co-curricular.  Grade R-3 parents, please complete the co-curricular commitment forms on Google Drive. 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:


345 Swim School

Swim school is closed for July and August. We are renovating the swim school structure.

Swim School will reopen in September.


School Fees

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:



Thank you to all our families that bring in items to recycle each week!

Please note, children may bring in paper and card. We also accept glass.

No tins or plastic are to be brought in.



Weekly Reminders


Uniform Shop

The uniform shop is open Monday – Friday from 7:30am – 12:00pm.  The shop will only open during these times.


Hair – Boys: 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 not permitted.

Hair – Girls: Please ensure that your daughter’s hair is tied back, neat, clean and tidy. Hair accessories need to be Black, White, Red or Navy Blue


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 select the lunch programme at an extra charge of R1 100 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 lunch, please ensure that you pack enough lunch for your child.  They will require a morning snack, lunch and possibly  an afternoon snack. NO sweets / takeaways or fizzy drinks are allowed.



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


Aftercare: School closes every day at 1:30pm.  Aftercare runs from 2:00pm until 5:30pm and includes an additional snack.  Aftercare costs R1400 per month.  Adhoc aftercare is R180 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:


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 Times

School gates open at 06:30

School starts at 07:30

School ends at 13:30

Aftercare 14:00 – 17:30


  • Diaries 2024: Gr 3-7 children received their CHP homework diaries. These diaries must be at school every day. You must check the diary on a daily basis and sign it. You can write any communication to the teacher in the homework diary. If your child loses the diary, R100-00 will be charged to your account to replace the diary.
  • 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/Winter uniform is worn
  • Lost property is located next to the Aftercare class
  • We are a NUT FREE school. No nut products are to be sent in
  • No Smart watches or cell phones may be brought to school
  • Please ensure all fees are paid on or before the 7th of the month. Please contact Karen Visser if you have any queries: Please ensure Debit Order permission forms have been completed.