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Senior Prep Notices 15 January 2016


WelcomeWelcome to the new school year and an especially warm welcome to all the new pupils and staff. We would like to take this opportunity to wish all the Grayston pupils and their families a happy and successful 2016. We trust that you will soon feel part of the Grayston community and enjoy the warmth and family atmosphere which permeates the school.

On a staffing note, Charlotte Higgins joins the Pre Prep as an intern teacher. Candice Kinnear joins the Junior Prep as a Grade 2 class teacher and Mariette Fourie teaching Afrikaans. Andrea Anderson joins the Senior Prep teaching Maths and Life Orientation and Felix Vilakazi joins our PE department.

We look forward to the contribution that these new staff members will bring to Grayston Prep.

SP Information Evenings: The Senior Prep Grade 4 Information Evening will be held on Wednesday, 20 January and the Grade 5-7 Information Evening will be held on Thursday, 21 January. We urge all parents to please attend. Tea and coffee will be served in the hall foyer from 18:00 – 18:30. At 18:30 parents need to please proceed to the following venues to meet with their teachers:

  • Grade 4 in the hall
  • Grade 5 in the media centre
  • Grade 6 in the staff room
  • Grade 7 in the hall

Senior Prep Cycle Test Timetable: Please click here to view the Cycle Test Timetable Term 1 2016.

PE Swimming Days: Please see below swimming days for girls and boys Grade 4 to Grade 7.

Grade 4

Girls Swimming: Red Tuesday & Blue Tuesday

Boys Swimming: Red Friday & Blue Friday

Grade 5

Girls Swimming: Red Monday & Blue Tuesday

Boys Swimming: Red Friday & Blue Friday

Grade 6

Girls Swimming: Red Monday & Blue Monday

Boys Swimming: Red Wednesday & Blue Wednesday

Grade 7 

Girls Swimming: Red Monday

Boys Swimming: Red Wednesday

Birthday Books: Books will still be available for sale at the Grade 1, 2, 3 and 4 Parent Information Evenings. There will not be books on sale at the Grade 5, 6 and 7 Parent Information Evening. In keeping with the school’s move to BYOD, we will be focusing on the purchase of E-books for these grades. Book tokens will be available for purchase on the children’s tuck shop cards from Monday,1 February 2016. We will continue to keep you updated as the system becomes fully functional.

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