Isiah 40:8
The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God will stand forever.

Dear Parents

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. “ – Albert Camus. We see the leaves changing colour and the mornings are a bit cooler. We hope you have a wonderful start to Autumn.

School Times – Gr R - 2:
Monday to Friday: 7:45 – 14:00
Aftercare: 14:00 – 18:00
It is of utmost importance that your child/ren are at school on time. Please also ensure to collect your child/ren on time in the afternoon.

Uniform:
Our Uniform will be available from Simply Uniform at the Newmarket Mall from the end of March. Attached is a copy of our Winter uniform or you can also visit our website: www.benjaminprep.co.za

Sports/Extra Murals:
Our learners had such a good time at Rovers. They enjoyed the open space where they could really run, throw and hit a ball without worrying about any boundaries.

Year planner:
Attached find the Year planner as some changes were made. We will keep you updated should anything else change. Please note that two holidays were added, one in March and another in September, Gr R and Aftercare only, as it is during the school holidays.

Apologies:
We do apologise for all the changes that have been made and hiccups that we have experienced over the past few months. As you all know Benjamin Prep is still in its baby stage and with that changes are inevitable. Please bear in mind that we always keep our learners in mind with all we do, as they are our most valuable clients.

Outings:
Our first outings will take place the first week of March – Gr R – 2. Please ensure you send all the documentation to school as no learner will be allowed to take part without the necessary consent forms.

Collection of Reports – 14 March:
Gr R – 08:00 – 18:00
Gr 1 & 2 – 16:00 – 18:00

School Holidays:
School closes on 15 March at 12:00 and re-opens on 2 April, for Grade 1 & 2 learners.

Upgrades:

Installation of an Interactive White board – Gr 2 classR31 000, 00
Software and hardware for White board – Gr 2 classR7 000, 00
Painting of Murals - Gr 2 classroomR2500, 00
Acquisition of educational equipment – Gr 1 and 2 classesR6 000, 00

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