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Site last updated:  17  October 2021

On L1 Lock down Parents and the general public are requested to ensure that all safety measures are followed, especially the compulsory wearing of masks in public places. Please follow all protocols/regulations to curb the spread! Save lives.

As from Monday, 18 October, all learners return to school until further notice. 

Final Assessments – Term 4

The final assessments will commence from 17 November 2021. The draft time table is available here.  Learners will come in on a rotational basis as per time table to write the Controlled Tests. School will close at 13:15 once the final assessments commence.

BUDGET 2022

The AGM is set for Thursday, 18 November 2021 to discuss the Budget for 2022. All parents / guardians of learners are invited to the meeting, details will be issued via a Circular Notice, WhatApp and online. We will require a minimum of 70 Parents/guardians to be present for a quorum. If the quorum is not met, the meeting will take place on 25 November 2021.

Rotational Time table –  Our School has temporarily suspended the rotational time table. All learners are expected to be at school from 18 October 2021, until further notice.

The school calendar, displayed at the bottom, is updated at least once a week and parents should consult this to see the grades coming in as well as any other information of importance – formal assessment tasks included.

ANY LEARNER DISPLAYING SIGNS OF FLU LIKE SYMPTOMS SHOULD REMAIN AT HOME UNTIL WELL ENOUGH TO RETURN TO SCHOOL. THIS IS TO PROTECT THE SCHOOL COMMUNITY FROM THE POSSIBLE SPREAD OF COVID-19.

The latest circular issued is available here.

ADMISSIONS 2022 IS OPEN UNTIL 29 OCTOBER 2021

Admission for Grade R to Grade 6 are open and we have limited spaces available.

The following documents are required on registration:

  1. Both Parents Identity Documents
  2. Birth Certificate of the child (compulsory) If parents do not have one, it is recommended that registration for the birth certificate is completed before seeking admission at our school.
  3. If the child is in a school at present – an original SASAMS generated PROVISIONAL TRANSFER FORM is required , together with the latest original SASAMS generated report.
  4. New registrations – once of R150 is payable as per Budget approval.

Buildings: Due to financial constraints, the new block will remain incomplete on some aspects (plaster work outside, ceilings, gutters, concrete floor to name a few). This however will not impact on the use of the classrooms. The building will be completed, including painting, once sufficient funds have been raised towards the cost. We appeal to parents / well-wishers to please assist the school financially / or by sponsoring any incomplete aspect of the building.  CIRCULAR 9 OF 21 has been issued to appeal to parents to make a once of payment of R300 to ensure we complete the building.

The AGM / BUDGET 2021 meeting was held on 19 November 2020 at 11:00 in the School Hall. The draft budget for 2021 was presented and accepted without changes. The following is put in place for 2021 (and is on Voluntary basis, as we are a no-fee school):

  • The voluntary fee for 2021 will be R120 each. This is to offset the cost to pay/employ additional volunteers for teaching as well as cleaning staff;
  • New admissions is R150 each (remains unchanged);
  • Extra curricular transport will be collected as and when required.
  • Use of electronic media (tablets/ smartphones) is expected to commence during term 2 of 2021 – details to be finalised in term 1 of 2021. (due to COVID-19 regulations, election of a new SGB and alternate time table model, the use of electronic media at school has not been finalised as expected – is deferred until further notice.)

WhatsApp : Our school has a WhatsApp data number. Our KPS-Parents group is now functional. Parents wishing respond to the messages can do so privately. This is to prevent unnecessary data usage for some. We shall also be piloting Telegram (an alternate to WhatsApp as it has more features).  Parents can send a request to 081 341 6944 to be added to the school WhatsApp group. The request should include the full name and grade of the learner(s) as well as the name and surname of the parent. As from 2021, this will be the primary communication method, followed by circulars and last SMS. (SMSes are proving to be costly for the school!)

Parents are urged to ensure that all messages sent by the school, are read timeously to avoid any misunderstanding or miscommunication. At times messages are posted a day before or on the same day due to changes from the Education Department, and is beyond our control.

We once again direct all parents to the E-LEARNING page where we have some online material for all grades.

COVID-19

The school is taking all necessary precautions and ensures that health guidelines are followed at school to minimize the risk of spreading the corona virus. It must be noted that we have outside factors that may affect the school resulting in positive cases being identified at school.

Parents are urged to ensure that if any child is not well (Flu like symptoms), the child should remain at home and parents should seek medical care/advise for the child. If any child displays any symptoms specifically related to the FLU, the child will be isolated and parent contacted to fetch the child from school. We cannot have our school open and close due to this pandemic – we must ensure that we take all the necessary precautions as a school and community to avoid the spread of the COVID-19 virus. 

I thank all parents for the confidence in our school. Parental support ensures that our goals are met and our children get the best possible education at our school.

Please take time to complete a short survey on the E-Learning section of our site by clicking SURVEY

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HELP RAISE FUNDS FOR WHAT MATTERS MOST TO YOU.

Get your free  My School MyVillage MyPlanet card today and swipe to support KRANSKOP PRIMARY SCHOOL, click on the card to get more information on the benefits. After signing up, select KRANSKOP PRIMARY  SCHOOL from the list of beneficiaries and every time you purchase at a partner retailer, present the card or virtual card (using the app) and a percentage of your purchases will be donated to the school – AT NO COST TO YOU.  

The app can be downloaded by selecting on either Google Play for android phones or App Store for IPhones.

If you already have a card, add KRANSKOP PRIMARY SCHOOL to your list of beneficiaries – up to a maximum of 3 beneficiaries are allowed and each will get an equal share of the funds.

The 2021 Term 3 Assessment programme is available here

Parents, kindly ensure that all learners are at school before 07:30. The first lesson commence at 07:45.

All books are to be neatly labelled and covered. Parents will be required to replace the lost books as per Departmental instructions on retrieval of text books. Circular S12 of 2013 as well as Circular S1 of 2019 issued by the national Department has reference.

Our intervention programme for all Grades is ongoing – Grade 4 learners is on Monday and Wednesday, while the Grade 5 to 7 learners is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Tuesday and Thursday is for extra-curricular (sports) training during Term 1. The times are indicated under SCHOOL TIMES. (This will change depending on the regulations on COVID-19 during 2021.)

 

E-Learning material is available on our site.

English Reading Material can be accessed here and IsiZulu reading material here. New titles have been added.

Online testing is being piloted and can be found here.

English basic vocabulary word lists (1000 words) can be found here.

IsiZulu vocabulary word list is also available here.

We encourage all to adhere to the lock down regulations to curb the spread of COVID-19.

We also encourage all learners to engage in fruitful reading during this holidays.

A READING page has been set up on our site with spelling words for all learners to learn – this will help in the upcoming SPELLING BEE competition as well as in building their vocabulary. We have a few e-books in English and IsiZulu for Grade 1 to Grade 3 learners available and will be adding more as we find suitable e-books. For parents wanting to access the Department website that has been set up to provide e-learning content during this period, the site can be accessed here

 

SCHOOL TIMES:

NORMAL SCHOOL DAYS
Grades R, 1 and 2: 07:30 to 13:15  (Mondays)

Grades R, 1 and 2: 07:30 – 13:00 (Tuesday to Friday)

Grade 3: 07:30 to 13:30 daily
Grade 4 to 7: 07:30 to 13:50

INTERVENTION / ACTIVITY TIMES (Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday)
Grade 4 to 7:  13:55 to 14:30

READING (Compulsory for all)
Daily from 07:30 to 07:40

ACADEMIC RESULTS 2020

Due to COVID-19 and the related regulations on large gatherings, our school did not have the annual Awards Function for 2020.  However, positional certificates (1st, 2nd and 3rd) were issued to all learners who have performed well this year.

We hope that 2021 is a better year and that a number of our suspended programmes can be resumed.

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