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Lightning letter

Lightning letter

Dear ParentsLast Thursday a teacher at one of the Crawford Schools in Johannesburg was struck by lightning. He passed away on Thursday evening. This incident is a very real reminder of the seriousness of thunderstorms, and lightning in particular. Today’s Witness...

Merchiston Bi-Elections 2019

Merchiston Bi-Elections 2019

Notice is hereby given for Bi-Elections for Merchiston Preparatory School to be held in the Reg Evans Hall on Monday 18 February at 17h00.A vacancy has become available after the resignation of Mr Richard Paine, who has emigrated.Candidates (who must be...

No Homework

No Homework

Dear Merchiston Parents, Old Boys and Friends, I have taken an extract from my end of year, 2018, Prize Giving speech and amalgamated it with the motivation behind the decision to cease homework across our school. I do apologise for the length of …

Core Talk Registration

Core Talk Registration

Dear New Parents Kindly register with Coretalk in order to get sms messages from Merchiston. It is very important that you follow the example with spaces in the correct places. Please ensure that you are registered to receive Coretalk sms communication by...

D6 Communicator Installation

D6 Communicator Installation

Dear Parents The School Communicator – an innovative and exciting new way of communicating with parents. The School Communicator keeps you up-to-date with what’s happening at the school. It updates automatically, and brings you all the latest news and...

Merchiston Action Group Information Booklet

Merchiston Action Group Information Booklet

Dear Parents In order to ensure the smooth-running of our school, it is important that we enrol the services of our parent community. A very important aspect of this operation is the service provided by parents on the MAG (Merchiston Action Group). Quite...

Trial of Bulwer Street Early Morning Drop-Off Zone

Trial of Bulwer Street Early Morning Drop-Off Zone

Dear Parents TRAFFIC FLOW AND CAR PARKS Thank you to all the parents and various public transport services (including Grandparents) for the way in which you are assisting us with the task of getting our boys safely to and from school. We have taken note of...