Kidicol

KIDICOL

Welcome to Kidicol, a sought after preschool in the CBD of Pretoria.

At Kidicol you will find the following:

Caring qualified staff Safe and stimulating environment Well-stocked classrooms Small manageable classes A varied and interesting curriculum Healthy meals – breakfast, lunch and 2 snacks per day

At Kidicol we strive to:

Provide high quality care and education to our learners Work in partnership with our parents to help children to develop and learn

Your child will be:

given the chance to join with other children and adults to play, work and learn together given generous care and attention helped to take forward her/his learning and development by being helped to build on what she/he already knows and can do given the chance to establish the basis of reading and writing through well chosen stories, songs, rhymes and games helped to create habits of listening, sharing and concentration and pride in their achievements

Important Information

Communication book:  Your child will receive a communication book.  This book must be in his/her schoolbag every day. Messages:  Please use the communication book for messages for the teacher or leave a message at the office.  Teachers will not be called out of the class during teaching hours. School attendance:  Please notify the school if your child is unable to attend school for more than one day or if you have any other problems which might keep the child from attending. Toys: No toys from home are allowed at the preschool section. Personal info: Please notify the school if your address or telephone number has changed. If you fail to do this we may not be able to contact you during an emergency. Clothes: Please mark all clothes with a permanent marker. Medicine: Please hand medicine to the teacher on duty. No child should have medicine in the schoolbag. Please give written instructions on how the medicine should be administered. Please write the following in the communication book: The time the medicine should be given The dosage that should be given Without written instructions no medicine shall be given to any child. Schoolbags: Please mark the school bag with a permanent marker. Extra clothing: Please send an extra set of clothing to school daily. It is very embarrassing for your child to have an accident and then not to be able to change into another set of clothing. Security register: Please sign your child in and out daily at security. To ensure the safety of your child, please bring your child into the school yard /premises yourself. Communicable diseases/contagious diseases: if your child becomes sick with a contagious disease, we will contact you and expect that you fetch your child as soon as possible. Please do not send a sick child to school as we simply cannot accommodate sick children at school. School terms and holidays: We follow the Gauteng department of Education’s calendar. The last school day for the learners will be 8 December. The school will be open during school holidays at no extra charge, except during December, when the school will be open until 15 December at a cost of R80 per day. There will be no formal education during the holidays. The school hours during holidays will be the following: 06:00 – 18:00 Office hours during the holiday will be: 07:00 – 17:00 Occupational therapy, speech therapy and educational psychologist: We have the services of an occupational therapist, speech therapist and educational psychologist should the need arise for extra help for your child.

Extra Mural Activities & Annual Events

Extra Mural Activities Preschool children can participate in the following extra – mural activities Swimming Ballet Gymnastics These activities are all run privately. For more information, contact the office. Annual Events Every year our learners take part in the following events School concert Fun sport day Carnival Fun days Outings Grandparents day Photo days Heritage day Graduation ( Grade R’s going to Grade 1)

BABY CLASS

Teacher Lettie “HERE WE GROW”

Teacher Irene “HERE WE GROW”

Teacher Nunu “HERE WE GROW”

Teacher Lilly “HERE WE GROW”

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Welcome to our baby class, where you will find the following: Care for your baby from the age of 4 months An excellent team comprising of four experienced teachers A safe environment An opportunity for your baby to grow, learn and acquire new skills An opportunity for your baby to socialise and explore Assistance with potty training Breakfast, two snacks and a cooked lunch

Daily Program

07:00-08:00 Arrival and inside free play 08:00-08:45 Breakfast 08:45 -09:30 Nappy changing/toilet routine * 09:30 -10:00 Music/inside free play/story time 10:00-11:00 Snack time /outside free play 11:00-11:30 Nappy changing/toilet routine 11:30-12:00 Lunch 12:00-14:00 Naptime 14:00-14:30 Nappy changing/toilet routine 14:30-15:00 Snack time 15:00-17:00 Inside free play/clean –up routine/nappy changing/toilet routine * Nappy changing/Toilet routine can occur at any time of day as needed

TODDLERS

Teacher Lydia “ IN THE MOOD TO LEARN”

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Welcome to our toddler class, where you will find the following: A friendly caring teacher A small manageable group of children A daily program that ensures optimum learning Opportunities for your child to grow emotionally/socially/physically/intellectually/spiritually Breakfast, two snacks and a cooked lunch

Daily Program

07:00-07:45 Arrival and inside free play 07:45-08:00 Toilet routine 08:00-08:30 Breakfast 08:30-08:50 Morning ring 08:50-09:50 Creative work/inside freeplay 09:50-10:00 Tidy-up time/toilet routine 10:00-11:30 Snack time/free play outside/tidy-up and toilet routine 11:30-11:45 Music /movement 11:45-12:00 Story-time 12:00-12:30 Lunch 12:30-12:45 Toilet routine 12:45-14:00 Naptime 14:00-14:45 Toilet routine/snack time 14:45-16:15 Outside free play 16:15 -17:00 Clean-up routine / toilet routine /free play

JUNIORS

Teacher Chrissie Juniors “TOGETHER IS OUR FAVOURITE PLACE TO BE”

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Welcome to our junior class, where you will find the following: A friendly caring teacher A small manageable group of children A daily program that ensures optimum learning Opportunities for your child to grow emotionally/socially/physically/intellectually/spiritually Breakfast, two snacks and a cooked lunch

Daily Program

07:00-07:45 Arrival and inside free play 07:45 -08:00 Toilet routine 08:00-08:30 Breakfast 08:30-08:50 Morning ring 08:50-09:50 Creative work/inside free play 09:50-10:00 Tidy-up time/toilet routine 10:00-11:30 Snack time/free play outside/tidy-up and toilet routine 11:30 -11:45 Music /movement 11:45-12:00 Story time 12:00-12:30 Lunch 12:30-12:45 Toilet routine 12:45-14:00 Naptime 14:00-14:45 Toilet routine/snack time 14:45-16:15 Outside free play 16:15-17:00 Clean-up routine / toilet routine / free play

PRE GRADE R

Teacher Corrine “ IT’S SHOWTIME!”

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Welcome to our pre grade R class, where you will find the following: A friendly caring teacher A small manageable group of children A daily program that ensures optimum learning Opportunities for your child to grow emotionally/socially/physically/intellectually/spiritually Breakfast, two snacks and a cooked lunch

Daily Program

07:00-08:00 Arrival and inside free play 08:00-08:30 Breakfast /toilet routine 08:30-08:50 Morning ring 08:50-09:50 Creative work/inside free play 09:50-10:00 Tidy-up time/toilet routine 10:00-11:30 Snack time/free play outside/tidy-up and toilet routine 11:30-11:45 Music /movement 11:45-12:00 Story time 12:00-12:30 Lunch 12:30-12:45 Toilet routine 12:45-14:00 Naptime 14:00-14:45 Toilet routine/snack time 14:45-16:15 Outside free play 16:15-17:00 Clean-up routine / toilet routine / free play

GRADE R

Teacher Cathy “JOIN THE KIDICOL COOL CATS”

Teacher Silindile “TOGETHER IS OUR FAVOURITE PLACE TO BE”

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Welcome to our Grade R classes, where you will find the following: Teachers that are passionate about school readiness Small manageable classes A daily program that is designed to accommodate the CAPS curriculum Subjects : Mathematics/Language/Life skills A daily program that ensures optimum learning aimed at complete school readiness Opportunities for your child to develop holistically: emotionally, socially, intellectually, physically , spiritually Environments that are aimed at developing independence Breakfast, two snacks and a cooked lunch Weekly computer classes

Daily Program

07:00-07:45 Arrival and inside free play 07:45-08:00 Tidy-up time 08:00-08:15 Breakfast and toilet routine 08:15-08:30 Morning ring 08:30-08:50 Mathematics 08:50-09:40 Free play and art 09:40-09:50 Tidy up time and toilet routine 09:50-10:10 Snack time 10:10-11:20 Free play outside 11:20-11:30 Tidy up time and toilet routine 11:30-11:50 Life orientation 11:50-12:20 Language 12:20-12:45 Lunch time 12:45-14:00 Nap time 14:00-14:45 Toilet routine/snack time 14:45-16:15 Outside free play 16:15-17:00 Clean-up routine / toilet routine / free play