Micklefield School News

Weekly Update

September 10, 2021

13 – 17 September 2021

weekly updates

5km fun walk – forms due

We are gearing up for the 5KM FUN WALK at De Grendel on Saturday 9 October. This will be the first whole school fundraising event since March 2020! A reminder that sponsorship forms are due by Friday 17 September, whether your family will be joining or not.

House points will be awarded for returning forms by the due date and for every girl who walks. The class with the highest attendance on the day will enjoy a Civvies Day and Pizza.  Thank you for all the donations received thus far. 

Information regarding the staggered start times will be sent out in due course. We hope that as many families as possible will be able to join us.

HERITAGE DAY CELEBRATION 

Micklefield will be celebrating Heritage Day on 22 September with a braai and Green, Gold or South African Civvies for R20. Payment via snapscan (QR code alongside).  Proceeds will go towards year-end support staff hampers. 

COVID PROTOCOLS

Please notify your class teacher, Jeannette Welgemoed and Sandi Blackbeard immediately if your daughter or any member of your family contracts Covid or comes into contact with a positive person.  Please supply as much information as possible so as to help with tracking and tracing and in order to be able to inform the rest of the class appropriately as well the Department of Education.

Please ensure that your daughter has a spare mask in her bag at school.

FUN DAY GRADE 4, 5 AND 6

The Fun Day for Grade 4, 5 and 6 pupils who have returned their forms and money will take place on Friday, 17 September at Micklefield.  Please note the change of times:

Start time: 13.45 / Collection time: 15.00

GR 6 ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROJECT

Here are the final Gr 6 Entrepreneurship activities for the term. Thank you for  supporting their projects and causes. 

Date:

Group Name & Organisation:

Items sold & Venue:

15th September

Sophia Pooley & Yara Jaga

Oscars Arc – Woof Project

Hot Chocolate – R10

Biscuits – R5/R10

1st Break (10:25 in the Hall Foyer)

Zara Ebrahim & Thanah Isaacs are holding a virtual talent show. Please see the poster alongside for details on how to enter.

Lily Yazbek and Grace Wilkinson will be selling lucky packets on the 22nd of September at the Gr 6 Entrepreneurship Market. If you would like to pre-order your pack and get a sneak peek of what is inside please click on the link below and complete the form: Lucky Packet Orders

Isla McNaughton, Sian Bennewith & Rebecca Eedes are asking for donations towards their Beach Clean-Up. All donations will be given to their organisation’s Waves for Change. Please click on the link to complete your form: Beach Clean Up

Grade 6 Entrepreneurship Market Day

A host of items will be on sale from 10:50 – 12:50 on the 22nd September

SPort & extra-murals

Click here for the Term 3 Sport & Extra-Mural Timetable. Please note the times and venues. 

NETBALL AND HOCKEY: PRACTICES AND MATCHES

All information for matches will be sent via your class WhatsApp group including drop off and collection procedures as no spectators are allowed.  Please ensure that these instructions are followed in order for us to continue to be able to play matches.

Please click here for the Protocols for Hockey matches and the Protocols for Netball Matches  

If you have any queries on team selection, please contact Sandi Blackbeard directly.

NETBALL

  • Monday, 13 Sept: practice as usual
  • Wednesday, 15 Sept: matches vs Herschel (U9 – U13)
  • U9s and U12s at Micklefield
  • U10s, U11s and U13s at Herschel Prep – please follow drop off and collection procedures

(Please see individual teams for finishing times)

In order to accommodate all the Herschel teams, some of the Micklefield teams will be playing 2 matches.

Please see the team lists and exact times that will be sent out via your Whatsapp group ON Monday evening.

HOCKEY

  • Tuesday, 14 Sept: Inter-House matches during the normal practice time – NO SPECTATORS
  • U9s at Micklefield – finishing at 14.45
  • U10, U11 and Opens at WPCC – finishing at 14.45
  • Thursday, 16 Sept: last practice of the season
  • U9s at Micklefield from 14.30 – 15.45
  • U10s and U11s at Laidlaw fields from 14.30 – 16.00
  • Open teams at Hartleyvale from 14.30 – 16.15

Last week we had a complaint about parents out of cars and pulling up right alongside the B astro at WPCC to collect their Grade 4 and Grade 5 girls.  Parents are to please park and wait for your girls to be sent to you.  If there is no parking available in the parking area, please park outside the booms in the bottom parking area and walk in to collect.  We will not be allowed to use the facilities if we do not follow the rules, particularly pertaining to Covid.

Our U10- U13 netball coaches all ready for their first matches against St Cyprians on Wednesday!
The Open A Hockey team played an excellent match against St Cyprians on Thursday, drawing 1-1.

Weekly snapshots

Gr 6 Entrepreneurs Zara Ebrahim and Thanah Isaacs selling Hot chocolate and Doughnuts to raise funds for their organisation Gift of the Givers.

Jodi Smith (Grade 7) played beautifully in assembly this week. This is the video of her playing the piece on the piano: “Forty Winks”

When you transpose Oscar Wilde’s “ The Importance of Being Earnest” to the 21st Century, you’re bound to have some real drama!

Well done to Grade 3s Emily de Groot, Kira Orpen, Lia Southgate, Jennifer Moultrie,  Ellie Gasa and Lauren Ernst for initiating the Grade 3 Bake Sale in support of Victoria Hospital. Thank you to the Grade 6s for their help on the day in what turned out to be a successful bake sale which was greatly enjoyed by the Grade 1s, 2s and 3s!

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