Other School Ethics
It is expected that children will attend school every day except when illness requires them to stay at home. School requires parents whose children are ill to CALL Admin department and relay the information. The school will call the parent to ask about the welfare of ill children before the end of the day. If child will be absent from school for any other reason other than illness, parents must inform the school. It is not advised that children miss classes during the term as they miss out on valuable learning
CLOTHING / ATTIRE
The school has a uniform for children and is sold in the school
Mondays to Wednesday
School uniforms with black shoes and sky blue pair of socks.
Sport wear with trainers
We expect all parents to keep all items of uniform clean and well ironed.
Pupils are not allowed to wear any form, or design any kind of Tattoos on any part of the body
Work will be sent home at least twice a week. The specific days of the week are class specific. Parents should please work closely with the children at home and send the work back to school promptly.
There are certain house rules that all children will be taught and expected to follow, this is for the safety and well being of everyone.
There will be no running permitted indoors, Hitting, Pushing, Biting, Grabbing, Kicking, Spitting, or Pinching other children is not allowed. No standing or climbing on chairs or tables. There will be no use of obscene, derogatory or disrespectful language. Parents will be informed when their children go against these rules.
Respectful treatment of other people and all property, and furniture is expected. Willful destruction of property will be charged to the parent at the cost to replace the item.
Please support us in the enforcement of these rules, in order to create a better environment for all.
No smoking is permitted on the premises.
We maintain a positive discipline policy, which focuses on prevention, redirection, love, and sometimes denial of break periods depending on the gravity of the offence. We stress two main patterns of behavior: Respect for others people and Respect for property.
Under NO CIRCUMSTANCES will there be Physical abuse, verbal abuse, or name calling. .
If a discipline problem arises that does not respond to the above mentioned techniques, we will hold a conference with the parents.
The school would in the future provide optional lunch. However the children are expected to bring in their snacks for the day. Energy giving snacks and drinks are encouraged. We do not accept fizzy drinks, sweets and chocolates. Parents should ensure their kids carry a water bottle that is easy to open or close and is leak proof and not breakable. All eating patterns will be communicated to the parents.
Please label all your child's belongings.
Indoor Play: We provide a variety of age-appropriate toys for indoor play on days when the weather is not conducive to outdoor play.
Outdoor Play: We will be playing outdoor play every day that weather permits. Our activities will include walks, playground, water play, bike/toy riding and others.
A child celebrating his/her birthday may come to school dressed in home clothes. They can bring along a cake and a moderate party/goodie bags, drinks to share with their classmates. This should be submitted to the child's -teacher along with serviette, plates and a knife for the cake.
A camera can be brought and handed over to the class teacher to take pictures. Under no circumstances will a camera man be allowed into the classroom to take birthday pictures. Candles and matches are not permitted for safety reasons.
It is encouraged for every child to bring in a book on their birthdays and present it as a donation to the class library. This will be acknowledged in the week's class newsletter
NAPS / QUIET TIME FOR PRESCHOOL
There will be a designated nap/rest time each day. for children in the play group Rest time gives everyone a much needed break during the day. Without rest time, some children are argumentative in the afternoon, short- tempered with other children and not real happy when they go home in the evening.
We expect the children to be toilet-trained before they commence the preschool class. We do understand however, that accidents happen and recommend that each child has a change of clothes in school apart from the uniform provided.
Religious teaching will be left up to each individual family.
We do our best to maintain strict hygienic standards. Children's hands are washed before and after meals and after toileting. Each child has a separate nap mat.
Parents need to supply a couple of extra changes of clothing each day for kids in the play group.
Occasionally, we may have the opportunity to take a field trip. We welcome parents who choose to participate in the field trip,
If you do not wish for your child to participate in the field trip, you will be required to make other arrangements for your child for that day.
There will be no reduction in the tuition for the field trip day.