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The staff 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.

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SGB BY ELECTIONS – 5 FEBRUARY 2020 AT 11:00

There will be by-elections for the parent component of the  SGB to be held on 5 February 2020 at 11:00 in the school hall. Circular 1 issued on 16 January gave notice of this meeting. Circular 3 of 2020 will require updating of personal information and all parents are urged to return the circular as by 31 January so that we are able to update the school records – especially cellphone numbers. 

Prefab update (26/01/2020): The contractor is on site setting up the prefabs and we expect the work to be completed within 14 days if there is no delay due to the weather conditions.  See photos below.

 

BUDGET 2020

The AGM and Budget 2019 meeting was held on 6 November 2019. The final decision taken was as follows:

  1. The voluntary fees for returning learners is R100 for the 2020 year. This may be paid in installments.
  2. First time admissions will be R150 for the year.
  3. Transports costs for extra curricular activities (sports & excursions) will be collected as and when the need arises.
  4. The school will embark on other fundraising activities as well – Civvies day, cake sales, tuck shop rental, fun day, photographs – to supplement the income.

An appeal is made to all parents to contribute to the voluntary fees to ensure that we are able to continue to provide some temporary employment as required.

 

The 2020 Term 1 Assessment programme is online and will be issued to learners by 31 January 2020.

Circular 1 of 20 has been issued on 16 January 2020.

Kindly ensure that you child /ward is at school every school day to ensure success at the end of the year.

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

All learners have been issued with a basic stationery pack as well as some of the textbooks. Parents will be required to purchase additional stationery items not issued – these will be subject and grade specific. A circular will be issued indicating the items required.  All books issued 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  issued by the national Department has reference.

The 2020 Assessment plan for each Grade is available here.

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.

 

The Gallery section is updated regularly.

OUR SITE IS CURRENTLY BEING UPDATED. 

YCAP 2019 : 

Well done Kranskop Primary YCAP team – 2nd place at Nationals in the beginner category!

On 16 August 2019, the Provincial winning team, accompanied by supporters, left for the National Competition to be held on 17 August at Kopenong Hotel and Conference Centre in Benoni, Gauteng.

The standard of the presentations was exceptionally high and the competition was tough – our Director, Mr SW Keswa, joined the team to support them.  After the presentations, the team enjoyed some sight seeing around Benoni.

The final results were revealed on Sunday, 18 August 2019 and Kranskop Primary YCAP team was the runner-up in the beginner category.

Well done to the team.

THE PROVINCIAL WINNING TEAM 

Our school Youth Citizen Action Programme (YCAP) team represented Umzinyathi District at the Provincial competition held on 19 July 2019 at Dokkies in Durban. 12 Districts participated and the teams were allocated 15 minutes to present their topic. The competition was tough as we witnessed the high standard of presentations by the different Districts. After the long wait for the results, our school was declared the provincial winner. Kranskop Primary School YCAP team together with Ms TP Shange (the teacher in charge) will  represent Kwazulu-Natal at the National YCAP competition to be held on 16 August 2019 in Johannesburg. Well done to our team. 

It is “the best decision” to send your child to our school!

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 2019

A very successful Awards function was held on 28 November 2019 with Ms NE Mkhize (CES: Umvoti Circuit Management) as our Chief Guest of Honour as well as Mr CB Mthethwa (Circuit Manager of Kranskop North) being our Guest

The top performing learner and the recipient of the Dux Award sponsored by Siyabonga Powertrade was Amahle Sibisi in Grade 7.  Penelope Dlamini was the recipient of the Good Fellowship Award sponsored by Vees Autoshop and Breakdown Services 

Prefabs - 5 new classes being constructed.

Upcoming Important dates to note

January 2020
13School reopens for Teachers 
15School reopens for Learners 
20Learners not back at school to be removed from register 
   
February 2020
5SGB By-Elections 
   
March 2020
20School Closes for Term 1 
31School Reopens for Term 2 
   
April 2020 
10Good Friday – school closed 
13Family Day – school closed 
27Freedom Day – school closed 
   
 
   
   

Some Highlights: 2019

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  • 5Reads today:
  • 16022Total reads:
  • 5Visitors today:
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