CHP: –

NOTICES 4th -8th  October 2021


South Africa is now on Lockdown Level 1.  It is important that we remain vigilant in all areas of life and not allow complacency to creep in.  The following protocols must be followed:

  • Absolute transparency regarding possible contact at work or at home, informing the school immediately. 
  • Strict adherence to Covid-19 protocols by pupils, parents, and guardians.
  • Parents are not permitted to walk through the school. Please report to reception.
  • Parents are not permitted to drop off books, lunch, water bottles etc. for their children. Children must pack their bags responsibly.

Your co-operation will be appreciated. We are determined to do everything in our power to keep your children and staff safe.

Please Take Note…

  • Teachers Appreciation Day : Tomorrow, Tuesday 5th October is World Teachers Day. Please help your child in showing appreciation for their teacher and all they do. “Teachers are at the heart of education recovery” around the world.


  • Co-curricular: Parents Please Note. Due to teachers day tomorrow, all co-curricular activities are cancelled, with the exception of the boys U12/13 cricket. Children must be collected by 2:00pm or they will go to aftercare from 2:00pm – 3:00pm (No Charge).  If children are not collected by 3:15pm they will then be billed for Aftercare.


  • Grade 7 Camp Day: Grade 7 children will be having their camp day on Tuesday 19th All children need to be at school by 7:30am and the day will end at 4:00pm.  All Covid protocols will be followed.  Children will be provided with snacks and lunch.


  • Spring Walk 2021: We will be having our Spring Walk for the children only on Thursday 21st October during the school morning 8:30am – 10:30am. Children can come to school wearing civvies – bright colours depicting Spring.  For the Spring Walk, they must make a Spring hat.  The best Spring hat in each class will win a prize.


  • Tuckshop: Gr R-7 Every Friday the Grade 6 and Grade 7 Children will be hosting a small tuckshop at school selling various goodie.   This Friday 8th  October, Grade 7 will be hosting their tuckshop. Goodies sold will be range in cost from R5-00 to R15-00.  Please send not more than R20-00 with your child to school on Friday.


  • Mid Term break: School closes on Thursday 21st October at 11:00am. School re-opens on Tuesday 26th October at 7:00am. There will be NO Holiday Care during this time.


  • Summer Uniform: Gr R-7, all children are to wear Summer uniform. Please ensure you have the correct uniform. (See Uniform Shop opening times below)




  • Covid 19 Screening stations – Parents please note: Gr 3-7 children must be dropped off at the CHP drop-off zone and children must proceed to the Music Hall for their Covid-19 screening.  Gr R-2 children must be dropped off at reception area for their Covid-19 screening.  All children must be screened before they go to their class.  If Gr R-2 children are being dropped off before 7:00am, they must be dropped at the Music Hall.  The screening at reception opens at 7:00am.  All children MUST be wearing a mask on arrival.


  • 345 Swim School: 345 Swim School is open for swimming lessons.  If you would like to enrol your child for swimming please email Karen Visser:



  • Vehicle Security Sticker: Parents, please ensure that you all have a 345/CHP sticker on your windscreen. If you do not have a sticker, please collect from Sylvester at the security. Each family may receive 2 stickers. Should you need more, they may be purchased from Leressa for R50.


  • Aftercare: Reminder that children waiting in Aftercare for their siblings to complete their co-curricular activities will be signed into Aftercare and you will be billed as the children are being supervised during this time.


  • Accounts: Please ensure all fees are paid on or before the 7th of the month.   Please note:  If we do not receive your payment by the 7th of the month, a late fee penalty of R500 will be charged to your account if no prior payment arrangement has been made.   Please email Karen Visser if you have any queries:

Please ensure you have completed the Debit Order permission form.

  • Collection Cards Gr R-2: Collection cards were handed out to all Gr R – Gr 2 children. Parents, please ensure you show the collection card when collecting your child in the afternoons.


  • VERY IMPORTANT: Parents, please ensure that you call the office or email to inform the school if there is anyone else other than yourself fetching your child. We require the name, surname, ID number and telephone number of the person.  This also applies if your child will be going on transport. They MUST also display a Collection Card.


  • Opening Times: Parents, no child may be brought to school or dropped off before 6:30am! The gates will remain closed.


  • Aftercare: School closes every day at 1:30pm.  Aftercare runs from 2:00pm until 5:30pm and includes an additional snack.  Aftercare costs R1000 per month.  Adhoc aftercare is R150 per day.  A penalty fee of R200-00 will apply for late collection of children after 17h30 and R350 for collection after 18h00. If you would like to enrol your child into aftercare, please email Karen Visser:


  • Hair – Boys: Parents, please ensure that your son’s hair is short, neat, clean and tidy. No fashion hairstyles such as Mohawks, comb-overs, shave lines etc are permitted.
  • Hair – Girls: Parents, please ensure that your daughter’s hair is tied back, neat, clean and tidy. Hair accessories need to be Black, White, Red or Blue


  • Lunch Programme:  The Lunch Programme is operational.  The children are really enjoying the snack and revised lunch menu that they are enjoying daily.  Lunch is optional for all Grade 1-7 learners.  You can choose the lunch programme at an extra charge of R900-00 per month or you may pack your child’s own lunch.  Please email Karen Visser if you would like your child to be fed at school.


  • Gr 1-7: If your child is not on the school lunch programme and you are packing their own lunch, please ensure that you pack enough lunch for your child. They will require a morning snack, lunch and an afternoon snack. NO sweets/ takeaways or fizzy drinks are allowed.  *WE ARE A NUT FREE SCHOOL – PLEASE DO NOT SEND IN ANY PRODUCTS THAT CONTAIN NUTS


  • Smart Watches: VERY IMPORTANT! Please note that your child’s smart watch may NOT be used as a communication device at all during the day. The school will also not be held responsible or liable if a smart watch is lost at school.


  • School Uniform Shop: Please note the school uniform shop opening times. The shop will not be open at any other times.
  • Uniform Shop Hours:
  • Monday – Friday: 09h00-12h00



Dates to Diarise:

  • Thursday 21st October: Spring Walk- children only
  • Half Term Break: School closes -Thursday 21st October 11:00am, returns -Tuesday 26th October
  • Monday 1st November: Regional Voting- Public Holiday- No school