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Senior Prep Notice 20 January 2017

welcome back to schoolParent Information Evenings (Grades 4 – 7): The Parent Information Evenings will take place on Tuesday 24 January for Grade Four and Five parents and on Thursday 26 January for Grade Six and Seven parents. Each evening will commence with refreshments in the hall foyer at 18:00. During this time you will be able to purchase a ‘birthday book’ for your child to present to the school on the occasion of his/her birthday should you wish to do so. At 18:30, there will be a brief report back on the recent Social Cohesion survey. Thereafter, the grades will split into two venues for specific information by the teachers. Grade Four, Six and Seven parents will have their Information Evening Talks in the John Sounes Hall respectively. Grade Five parents will go to the Media Centre at the end of the Social Cohesion report back. Please attend as these evenings allow parents the opportunity to meet the teachers and get pertinent information about ‘how things are done’ in the specific grade. The evenings will end no later than 20:00.

Grade 7 Capping Ceremony: The Capping Ceremony will take place on Friday 27 January during assembly. It is a special occasion for the children and parents are invited to attend.

SP Class Party: The SP Class Party is on Saturday 4 February and will start at 17:30. Please come and join us and other families in the school. The venue will be the top field.

Valentines Social: The Grade 6 and 7 learners are invited to the upcoming social. The cost of the ticket is R150 and includes a burger and cold drink. Please put the required amount in an envelope with your name and class marked carefully and hand to the class teacher.

Sport: U12 and Open trials for the championship gala will continue on Tuesday after school from 13h50 – 14h50. U10 and U11 trials will take place during PE on Wednesday, 25 January 2017. 

School Communication Channels: Communication remains a critical element of school life. Please see how to subscribe to the school webpage and details of how to download the mobile application for android or iOS. Please click here to view more information. Like our page on facebook for up to date news and activities happening at the school. To do so please follow the link.

Tuckshop Cards : A card system called the “Lunch Card” cashless system is used, and all purchases made must be made using this tuck-shop card. This card contains an identification number and photograph of the child. All new learners to Grayston and any learners who were absent last year when the photos for the cards were taken will have their photos taken on Wednesday, 25 January 2017.

Grade 7 Outreach Tops and Tags: The bottle tops and bread tags is an on-going collection.  Please continue to collect and drop them off at school.  There will be labelled collection bins in the PP, JP and SP buildings.

Co-Curricular 1 2017: All co-curricular activities start on Monday the 23 January 2017. Please click here for more information U10,U11,U12 and Open co-curricular. 

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