INFORMATION

 

School Hours

Greenpark opens from 07h30. Younger Group classes finish at 12:30 and Middle Group classes and Grade R finish at 12:45, with aftercare running until 14h00.

Grade R - First ring is at 08h15 (Children should be at school no later than 08h00)

Green & Blue Group - Start at 08h30 (Children should be at school no later than 08h15)

Red, Yellow & Lavender Group - Start 08h45 (Children should be at school no later than 08h30)

Each child is greeted on arrival at the gate by one of the teachers.

Children must be collected before 13h00, after which they will be cared for at aftercare until 14h00 at an extra fee of R30.00 If you collect your child any later than 14h00, you will be fined a penalty of R50.00

Class Groups

 

Class sizes:

  • 3 – 4yr olds: 16 in a group

  • 4 – 5yr olds and Gr R’s: up to 24 in a group

  • 8 fully qualified teachers

  • 4 trained teaching assistants

  • 1 caretaker/kitchen co-ordinator

 

Greenpark prides itself on running an excellent Grade R facility (previously known as Grade 0) and offers children an environment where they can develop to their full potential in the areas which matter the most, namely Physical, Social, Emotional and Intellectual. Our Grade R group feeds into the local schools, both Private and Government, and our children are well prepared and equipped to handle the challenges of Primary School.

Snacktime

The school provides a healthy mid morning snack. This consists of a brown bread sandwich and either fruit or popcorn, and juice. In Summer our Friday treat is sprinkle sandwiches, and in Winter we enjoy hot tea and rusks. We do not supply Kosher or Halaal catering. Parents do not need to provide snacks – however, if your child is staying for aftercare or an extra mural activity, you may send a snack lunch. Ice-lollies are for sale after school on Mondays for R5.00, and on Fridays children can buy a slice of pizza for R10.00.

Parents Association

 

Greenpark Nursery School is administered and owned by the Greenpark Nursery School’s Parent Association. It is duly incorporated and not for gain. Parents of the children at the school become members of the association. This membership entitles them to vote at all general meeting. However, in the event of the association being wound up, the liability of each member is limited to R2.00 (Two Rand) The articles of association allow the committee to vary the school fees at their discretion. No claim for the refund of school fees can be entertained and at least one term of written notice, prior to the end of term, must be given if your child will be leaving the school. If these requirements are not met, you will become liable for the payment of the following terms fees in lieu of late notice.

 

Absenteeism

 

If your child is sick or will be absent for any reason, please notify the school. A call to our secretary Pauline is suitable. Please do not send your children to school if they are unwell, it is unfair to the other children as well as their teachers.

FEES AND PAYMENTS

School Fees

An application fee of R200.00 is required when your child is placed on the waiting list.

Deposit – R1000.00 on acceptance and the balance of R5000.00 by 1st July the year before entry.

These deposits are all over and above the school fees. The school fees are set every year at the discretion of the management committee and are payable yearly or monthly. Fees are fully inclusive and you are not required to bring extra toiletries, or to pay for school outings and entertainment. Interest is charged on overdue accounts in the event of accounts falling into arrears. It is possible that the child may be denied access to the school at the beginning of the following term.

SEE BELOW WORD DOCUMENT FOR FULL SCHEDULE OF FEES.

Banking Details

Our banking details are as follows:

Nedbank - Greenside

Greenpark Nursery School

Branch Code: 197505

Account Number: 1975030176

Please use your name as a reference when making payments.

SCHOOL TERMS AND HOLIDAYS

 

1st Term: Wednesday 16 January 2019 – Friday 12 April 2019

½ Term: Thursday 21 February 2019 – Tuesday 26 February 2019

 

2nd Term: Tuesday 7 May 2019 – Thursday 8 August 2019

½ Term: Friday 28 June 2019 – Monday 8 July 2019

 

3rd Term: Tuesday 10 September 2019 – Wednesday 4 December 2019

½ Term: Thursday 24 October 2019 – Tuesday 29 October 2019

STAFF LIST

Principal

Mrs Joan Tindale

 

Secretary

Mrs Pauline van Lier

 

Yellow Group, Lavender Group, Red Group Teachers

Ms Lauren Boden, Mrs Lauren Guymer, Mrs Marilyn Elsworth

 

Blue Group, Green Group Teachers

Mrs Brenda Roberts, Ms Nikki Allen

 

Grade R Teacher

Ms Colleen Angus

 

Teachers Assistants

Thembi Nkomo, Sonia Thema, Rhona Mphaka, Thembelani Mahlangu

Caretaker

William Maila

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