1. A WARM WELCOME TO YOU ALL
First and foremost I would like to WELCOME you to Kiddies Place, a Christian Nursery School which started in 1989, in a clean and safe environment. Kiddies Place continues to maintain a very good reputation and is known for it’s extremely high standard of education.
2. ARRIVAL TIME
From 6h30 to 9h00 a.m. The gate will then be locked for security reasons. PLEASE ENSURE THAT THE SCHOOL GATES ARE SHUT BEHIND YOU. ALL PARENTS ARE TO ANNOUNCE THEIR ARRIVAL BY INTERCOM AND MUST NEVER UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES BE LET IN BY ANYONE ELSE. Ensure that your child arrives on time so that classes are not disturbed. Breakfast is served at 08h00 SHARP! So children to be fed at school must be punctual.
3. DEPARTURE TIME
Kiddies Place closes at 5:00p.m SHARP! When you come late, you donate!. When you are late in fetching your child, it will cost you R100 for every 15min or part thereof. If late fetching occurs often, regrettably you will be asked to leave Kiddies Place. The first R100 will go to the staff for overtime. The rest will go towards CHARITY OF MY OWN CHOICE
FOR NO MISUNDERSTANDING, HERE IS A CLEAR LAYOUT:
[A] 5:00 – 5:15 = R100 [B] 5:15 – 5:30 = R200 [C] 5:30 -
4. FOOD MENU
We offer breakfast, dessert and snacktime. Parents are responsible to pack lunch and Liqui Fruit. We have three microwave ovens at Kiddies Place. When you cook supper at home and find you have extra food left over, you can give it to your child for school lunch and your child will have a warm lunch especially nice in the winter months. I will treat the children with desserts however; our rule is that they can have it after they have finished the lunch which you have packed for them. Kindly label your child’s lunch box please.
AS YOUR CHILD’S SAFETY IS OF UTMOST IMPORTANCE TO US, please notify me of ANY other family or friends who will pick up your child. Please provide us with the name and description of the person /persons in writing. If I have not been informed, your child WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO LEAVE KIDDIES PLACE. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.
A VERY CLEAR NOTICE AND TO THE POINT
Sick children MUST NOT be brought to school, PLEASE!
[A] Your child would pass it on to the other children and staff. [B]Teachers would be attending to the needs of sick children and focus on teaching time would be taken away from the other children. Teachers and staff will not be held responsible if the above rules is not heeded to if a sick child’s condition deteriorates. The CITY HEALTH requirements states that teachers and staff are not permitted to give any medicine without written instructions from the parents. A file is kept at school with all MEDICATIONS administered, must be recorded, on a daily basis. This complies with the City Health regulations e.g. DATE, TYPE OF MEDICATIONS, TIME TO BE ADMINISTERED, REASON FOR MEDICATION and SIGNATURE. Bottles are to be clearly marked with your child’s name. In case of illness or injury, the ONUS is on you, the parent, to fetch the child AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. Therefore, always ensure that any change of telephone numbers or address is notified immediately. We WILL NOT be held responsible if in ANY EMERGENCY YOU CANNOT BE REACHED. Please note that you are responsible to make sure of ANY CHANGE OR NEW INFORMATION we need in writing, is stapled to your child’s previous application form in your presence.
7. LOCKERS AND CLOTHING
Please ensure that all your child’s clothing is marked with their name. Dress your child in clothes and shoes, which are suitable for painting, playing etc...This way it will not be a problem should clothes get dirty. An extra change of clothing must be supplied in your child’s marked bag. Should an unexpected accident occur e.g. runny tummy, cold drink spill, get sick etc...
Should your child get sick and no extra change of clothing is supplied, we will have a problem. You will be contacted to bring a clean set of clothing for your child.
It is the parents responsibility to make sure you have all the belongings of your child that you want to take home e.g. jackets, school work, shoes etc...
Also make sure that if your child has medicine , to take it home before you leave!
PLEASE TAKE NOTE!
Toys are not allowed at school. All toys will be confiscated by the teacher when arguments or fights break out and will be handed back to the child when it’s home time.
We do not take any responsibility for lost or broken toys or accessories that is on the school property.
9. CONFRONTATION OF CHILDREN NOT YOUR OWN AND A VERY IMPORTANT POINT TO TAKE NOTE OF
NO PARENT may confront any child with any complaint, whatsoever. ALL complaints, no matter how big or small must be handled by Management, the Principal Karin Grunwald ONLY!
Should Kiddies Place in its opinion believe that a parent or child is not suited to be at the school FOR ANY REASON WHATSOEVER, it may in its sole discretion terminate this agreement by providing the applicant with a 5 day written notice of its intention to terminate this agreement
10. SCHOOL FEES
SCHOOL FEES ARE DUE ON OR BEFORE THE FIRST OF EACH MONTH FROM JANUARY TO DECEMBER
TAKE NOTE: School fees and extra mural teachers fees are payable in advance and before the 1st of every month even when your child is on holiday or absent for any reason. Regrettably, this rule still applies, should your child be absent for even a long period of time. A month’s notice cannot be given with plans of re-
DECEMBER, WILL BE THE FINAL PAYMENT OF THE YEAR FOR EVERYBODY. THIS INCLUDES GRADE R CHILDREN.
YOU PAY LATE, YOU DONATE! When you receive your monthly invoice it is a reminder of the importance to pay ON TIME. It is payment for the month’s approaching in advance. Late payments will be charged accordingly. It will cost R100-
FOR NO MISUNDERSTANDINGS, HERE IS A CLEAR LAYOUT OF APPLICABLE PENALTIES
[a] 1st to the 5th = R100 [b] 6th to the 10th = R200 [c] 11th to the 15th = R300
[d] 16th to the 20th = R400 [e] 21st to the 25th = R500 [f] 26th to the end of the month = R600
FUN DAYS: Please budget! Other than the monthly fees Kiddies Place only asks for money once a year to cover the cost of entertainment and FUN DAYS for children.
ENROLMENTS FOR CHILDREN WHO ARE CURRENTLY IN KIDDIES PLACE.
ATTENTION PLEASE: Budget for the month of September. On or before the 1st of September R1000 is to be paid per child to secure your child/children for the following year. This enrolment fee will be deducted from your January fee.
Attention: Please budget for the month of November!
For no misunderstanding, here is a clear layout:
Attention Please: Only once you have made your final payment (which is for December) will you receive your child’s reports, photos, etc.
FOR LATE PAYMENT AND LATE FETCHING, your fine will appear on your next months invoice based on the “LATE FETCHING REGISTER”. Failure to sign this register could lead to a dismissal.
Unfortunately, the consequences of failure to pay the following:
[a] School fees [b] Extra mural teachers [c] Fines for late fetching and payments
Failure to comply to the above will lead to the removal of your child from Kiddies Place with immediate effect and debt collectors will be contacting you for the outstanding payments. You will be responsible to pay extra for whatever the debt collectors want for their services. Also the undersigned or his/her spouse will be REPORTED TO THE CREDIT BUREAU WITHOUT NOTIFICATION.
A very important rule!
Notice period to be accepted by parents by signing the Rules page. One month’s written notice must be given on the first of the month by any party desirous of cancelling this agreement. Verbal notice will not be accepted. No notice will be accepted from 1 October to 1 December and should the child/children be withdrawn from school during this time you understand that the full monthly amount as stated will be due and payable for the aforesaid period (3 months -
Here is a clear Layout (that 1 months written notice must be given on the 1st of the month.
Written notice on 1 January -
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Written notice on 1 March -
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Written notice on 1 May -
Written notice on 1 June -
Written notice on 1 July -
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The first of August is the final and last month for notice period therefore October, November and December will be the final payments for everyone.
METHOD OF PAYMENT: 1. CASH 2. BANK DEPOSIT 3. INTERNET TRANSFER
NOTE: PROOF OF PAYMENT REQUIRED!
REMINDER: For the above methods of payment on or before the 1st of each month approaching FINES ALSO APPLY.
Banking Details: Money Market ABSA,
Account No : 9064530977
Branch Code: 625805
NOTE: COPIES OF THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED
Child’s Immunisation card
Child’s Birth certificate
ID of both parents
Copy of Medical aid card (optional, however in the event of an emergency and the child is in need of medical attention, Kiddies Place Principal and staff will not be held liable if medical aid details cannot be provided in such instances).
A CHILD'S NEED IS OF THE UTMOST IMPORTANCE, in the event that a parent cannot reach the Principal telephonically, the parent should note that the Principal is attending to the needs of the children first. The parent may leave a message and the Principal will endeavour to return the call at her earliest availability.
Things your child will get once you have: 1. Filled in the forms, 2. Paid the school fees (R2500 p.m. For toilet trained children and R2700 for not toilet trained children) and paid registration
Kiddies place is open throughout the year and only closes the first week of December holidays and we reopen AROUND the same time as Government Schools. We close for public holidays and ask for no more than 10 days off in-
Please do not sign until you read through the rules carefully. Once I have signed and agreed to the terms and conditions of this contract I understand and agree that rules cannot be altered/changed by me the parent or parents of the school. I understand that Kiddies Place is a private Christian School therefore NO PTA meeting or meetings of any kind will be held with the intent of changing the above rules. The rules are made by the principal and all of the above rules are a binding contract between me the parent/parents and Kiddies Place/Karin Grunwald (principal of Kiddies Place).
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