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Pre Prep Notices 17 February 2017

DSC_0030Thank You: We would like to thank all the parents and children for all the gifts and treats received on Valentine’s Day. We were truly spoilt!

World Book Day: Grayston will be celebrating World Book Day on Thursday, 2 March. We have been reading the stories of the well-known children’s author, Dr Seuss and so invite all our children to come to school on that day wearing crazy hats and funky socks in the style of many of the Dr Seuss characters. Among the many exciting things that are planned for the day, the children will be treated to a performance by the travelling acting troupe, Hooked on Books, and will enjoy sharing a storybook with their Care Bears too! 

Birthday Books: A big thank you to everyone who bought birthday books. It is much appreciated. If you bought a birthday book and your child has not received it in his/her birthday month, please mail me at If you bought a birthday book and have not already paid for the book, please send the money to Mrs Conradie in a marked envelope. A reminder that children must collect their books from the media centre in the month they celebrate their birthdays please.

 National Teacher’s Awards: On Friday 24 February 2017, we will be hosting the “National Teachers Awards”. Please be aware that the Pre Prep and Junior Prep parking will be fully utilised, parents are encouraged to use the main gate when fetching their children from holiday care.

Lightning Alert: Should the lightning alarm go off after school all learners will move to register classrooms to be supervised by their teachers. Parents may collect them from here. Parents who are limited in mobility may ask Pat at reception to call their children over the intercom. We have placed a lightning alert light at both gates should this light be red please note the lightning alarm/procedure is active.

Midterm Break: On Thursday 23 February 2017, school closes at 12:00 for midterm break, aftercare will operate as normal and all children are expected to return to school on Tuesday 28 February 2017.

Holiday Care: It is that time of the year again where we go on midterm break. Friday, 24 February 2017: Join us for a movie, popcorn, lunch and snacks. Relax with your friends at our holiday care. We hope to see you all there. Monday, 27 February 2017: Come join us for a water slide bash including Lunch, snacks, and slush. Time: 7h30 till 17h30. Attendance for Option 1 children is free. R200.00 per day for all other Grayston children.

Grade 000

  • The Grade 000 children spent much of this week investigating food and healthy eating habits. They will continue the theme of Healthy Habits next week.
  • The baker for Monday, 20 February is Ziyanda Bako.
  • We made ‘smiley faces’ during baking this week. Please click here to view.

Grade 00

  • The Grade 00 children are experiencing increasingly busy days and we encourage them to have a good night’s sleep so that they are fresh and ready for what each day might bring.
  • The theme of My Body will continue next week.
  • The bakers for Cookie Day on Monday, 20 February are Declan Gaylard and Cheyanne Gowar.
  • We made ‘smiley faces’ during baking this week. Please click here to view.

Grade R

  • The Grade R children enjoyed a week of sensory exploration and investigation. This will culminate in a ‘sensory day’ to be held on Monday, 20 February. Please ensure that your children bring old play clothes to school for the occasion.
  • Our theme for next week is My Family and My Home.
  • The bakers for Cookie Day on Monday, 20 February are Katie Crosby, Kano Dick and Olivia Doyle.
  • Atlegang Sibanda is still looking for her Grayston floppy hat which is clearly labelled. Eric Field has lost his school shoes which are marked with a yellow label.
  • Please remember that the girls swim on Day 1 and the boys on Day 5. You can identify these days on the school calendar.
  • We made shortbread cookies during baking this week. Please click here to view.


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