Lilyfontein Newsletter 4.10 14 December 2018

14 December 2018

Dear Parents
This is the final newsletter of the year and it contains some very important information with regard to the start of the new academic year in January 2019. Please take note of the following.

As a school community, we would like to wish the following staff members well for the future as they pursue their different paths in life: Mrs Susan Clarke; Miss Tracey Gaze; Mrs Lara Gratz and Mr Alan Angelbeck. Mr Angelbeck will however be back in 2019 to assist us in the Maths Department until the DoE finalizes the Maths Post applications. We would like to thank them all for their contribution to Lilyfontein – we are going to miss each one of them!


The start of the new school year for 2019 will be on Wednesday, 9 January 2019. 

  • Pre-Primary times: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (9, 10 and 11 January) school will start at 7:30 and end at 11:00.  From Monday, 21 January, Pre-Primary will end at 12:00 each day.
  • Foundation Phase:
Grade 1
7:30 - 12:00 (9 – 18 January).
7:30 - 13:00 (21 January) 

Grade 2 & 3
7:30 – 13:15

Grade 4 – 12
The school day will begin at 7:30 each day and end at 14:10 Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (9, 10 & 11 January).

Senior Leaders Induction
  • Will be held on Friday, 11 January 2019 at 09:10.
  • Invitations to parents will follow.
Junior Leaders Induction
  • Will be held on Friday, 11 January 2019 at 07:45.
  • Invitations to parents will follow.
  • Junior Leaders Camp will be held from Friday, 1 March to Saturday, 2 March 2019.
The 2019 Junior Leaders need to be at school on Tuesday, 8 January from 7:30 to 12:00 for an important meeting and duties. They need to be dressed in their informal summer uniform.

PARENT MEETING Grade 0 – Grade 12

All parents are invited to attend an information evening on Monday, 14 January 2019 in our School Hall.  Tea, coffee and biscuits will be served from 17:15 and the meeting will start at 17:45. After the address in the Hall, parents will go to their child’s classroom to be informed about the expectations for the year.


Each family will receive one copy of the magazine with the reports.

LILYFONTEIN LICENSE DISCS:  Available at Reception
Please support this campaign and initiative to improve security on our campus.  We request that all parents/guardians or drivers collecting and dropping learners off at school purchase a disc at a cost of R50. Your support is appreciated.

Finance Office Request
The Finance Department requests that people use the correct reference when making payments to the school as this will assist us with
the correct allocation of funds. For those who have made payments i.e.annual payments please can they forward their proof of
payments to the finance office This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We appreciate your support in this matter.

Please find the following important budget and finance related documents

2019 Financial Payment Reply Slip
2019 Centralising of Accounts for Debtors

Lilyfontein: 2019 Fee Structure
Debit orders 2019


TOMATO TROT – 2 FEBRUARY 2019: Entries are open.
Enter online: 
Enter instore: Sportsmans Warehouse 
Entry form: Entry Form
Follow and like our Facebook Page:  Click here

Please save the date and make every effort to be involved. If you are not taking part in the running or cycling, we would appreciate your help with marshalling, food and beer tents. This is the year’s major fundraiser for the school. Let’s all work together to make our school even better! Look out for the reply slip.

BUCO Tomato Trot & Cycle: Volunteer Reply Slips

Please click on the link and complete the volunteer slip for the BUCO Trot 2 February 2019. We request the help of each and every family member. All reply slips to be returned to Mrs. Judy Mtonga at reception before the 11 January 2019. Together we are stronger!
Reply Slip

BUCO Tomato Trot & Cycle: Call for lucky draw prizes

Anyone interested in donating lucky draw prizes for the Tomato Trot & Cycle please contact the marketing department! 

PTA APPRECIATION: Thank you to parents!
Thank you to the parents/guardians for all your help this year.  We are the Lilyfontein Family and we need to work together to be the best we can be.  Please consider joining our dynamic team in 2019.  For more information contact the following Committee Members

PTA APPRECIATION: Thank you to our PTA Committee!
We would like to take this opportunity of thanking the PTA Committee for all their hard and dedicated work during the past year.

MESSAGE TO LILYFONTEIN FAMILY:  Keep being the change!
Our 2018 Eco Schools Portfolio has been awarded with a Decade Green Flag Award for 2018. What an amazing 13-year Eco schools journey, we have had.  Well done to all the educators, staff and families that have contributed to this success.

Class teachers for 2019 are as follows:

Grade 0 (K) Miss Klopper             
Grade 0 (J) Mrs Johnston             
Grade R (R) Miss Richter                           
Grade R (B) Mrs Beukman            
Grade 1 (B) Mrs Bezuidenhout                  
Grade 1 (D) Miss Delport                           
Grade 2 (K) Ms Kleinhans             
Grade 2 (H) Mrs Human                            
Grade 3 (F) Mrs Fouché                            
Grade 3 (C) Miss Connellan                      
Grade 4 (S) Mrs Swart                               
Grade 4 (H) Mr Hayes                               
Grade 5 (G) Mr Geldenhuys                      
Grade 5 (S) Ms Steyn                                
Grade 6 (M) Mrs McLaren
Grade 6 (C) Miss Cloete
Grade 7 (N) Mrs Nass
Grade 7 (T) Mr Terblanche
Grade 8 (C) Mr Coldham
Grade 8 (V) Miss Visser
Grade 9 (E) Miss Elson
Grade 9 (P) Mrs Potgieter
Grade 10 (D) Mr Daniels
Grade 10 (J) Mrs Jacoby
Grade 11 (B) Mrs Bokweni
Grade 11 (V) Mr Van Der Ham
Grade 12 (G) Mrs Goosen
Grade 12 (P) Miss Pitcher

TEXT BOOKS : GR 8-12 for 2019
Reminder – PLEASE confirm your book order at African Book Connection as a matter of urgency.  As parents, we need to ensure that our children are properly equipped for the start of the new academic year.

Grade 8 parents are requested to please take note of the letter sent home with the reports regarding Grade 8 Orientation on Tuesday, 8 January 2019.
GRADE 4’s 2019
All Grade 4’s of 2019 will attend school on Tuesday, 8 January 2019 in uniform from 8:30 to 9:30 for orientation into Intermediate Phase.

ALL hostel pupils must arrive at hostel dressed in full school uniform at 16:00 on Tuesday, 8 January 2019.  

ALL hostel fees must be paid on or before the day of your child’s entry into the hostel.  No child will be allowed to stay at the hostel without proof of payment being presented on the day.
Applications need to be early in the new year.  Forms are available from the front office and must include a Scholastic Assessment not older than 3 years.  Please note learners need to re-apply for each phase.
Please ensure that your child is correctly dressed for school next year.

  • Please ensure that your child returns to school next year with their own natural coloured hair in a neat style. 
  • Our school tracksuit forms part of our winter uniform and tracksuit pants may not be worn without the tracksuit top.
  • Official Lilyfontein socks must be worn with ‘mid-week’ uniform.
  • Only predominantly white tackies with a navy trim are allowed.
  • Any contravention of our dress code will mean a parent being asked to return to school to correct the dress or hair fault.
Please note that our school shop will open on Monday and Tuesday, 7 & 8 January from 09:00 – 11:30 and then each Monday to Thursday from 7:30 – 8:00.

LETTER TO PARENTS: Music Pupils 2019

Please note that individual music lessons (piano/guitar/recorder) will start on Monday, 14 January.  If your child is starting recorder / guitar lessons, please ensure that they have the instrument and files as requested.

LETTER TO PARENTS: IP - Regarding spelling book in 2019
Spelling book 2019


Grd 12 - Lilyfontein Stationery List 2019 ​
Grd 11 - Lilyfontein Stationery List 2019
Grd 10 - Lilyfontein Stationery List 2019
Grd 9 - Lilyfontein Stationery List 2019
Grd 8 - Lilyfontein Stationery List 2019

TEXT BOOKS: High School 

HS Order form - Lilyfontein Text book list 2019
Grd 12 - Lilyfontein Text book list 2019
Grd 11 - Lilyfontein Text book list 2019
Grd 10 - Lilyfontein Text book list 2019
Grd 9 - Lilyfontein Text book list 2019
Grd 8 - Lilyfontein Text book list 2019

STATIONERY LISTS: Primary School Book Lists
IP Grade 7 - Stationery List
IP Grade 6 - Stationery List
IP Grade 5 - Stationery List
IP Grade 4 - Stationery List
FP Grade 3 - Stationery List
FP Grade 2 - Stationery List
FP Grade 1 - Stationery List

FOUNDATION PHASE: Uniform and Aftercare
Foundation Phase: Uniform list grade 1-3
Foundation Phase: After care letter

Sport practices will begin on Monday, 14 January 2019 and


In conclusion, I wish to thank our Lilyfontein staff most sincerely for their hard work throughout the past term.  We are truly fortunate to have such a committed team at this school and I would appeal to you as parents to continue to support them during these most challenging times of change, as we try to uphold positive values at Lilyfontein.  Good luck to our Matrics on their results which ought to be released early January.
We wish you and your families a Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year.  For those who are travelling, please travel safely.  Enjoy the holidays!

Yours faithfully

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Santa Claus came to visit the pre-primary this morning.  What a treat all the little ones got a present from Santa.  Thanks Mr  Angelbeck for being Lilyfontein's Santa doing his last visit before retirement!
In the pitch-black night, stung by jellyfish, choking on salt water, singing to herself, hallucinating ... Diana Nyad just kept on swimming. And that's how she finally achieved her lifetime goal as an athlete: an extreme 100-mile swim from Cuba to Florida -- at age 64. Hear her story.

click here

Never, ever give up | Diana Nyad

  • PP Christmas Party
  • School Closes for 2018

FP = Foundation Phase
IP = Intermediate Phase
HS = High School


Sport Results

  • SPORT RESULTS: 10 May 2019
  • SPORT RESULTS: 03 May 2019
  • SPORT RESULTS: 18 April 2019
  • SPORT RESULTS: 05 April 2019

Sport: Fixtures Merrifield vs Lilyfontein AWAY - 11 May 
Sport: Fixtures Kingswood - 11 May AWAY 
Sport: Fixtures SPAR Challenge Hockey - 12 May at Clarendon HS 
Sport: Fixtures Berlin - 15-16 May HOME

SPORT NEWS: Border Rugby Teams 
Congratulations to the following boys for making the Border Rugby Teams
- Luke Randall U13
- Jose Lottering U12

HOCKEY vs Stirling 
U13A vs U13A lost 00 - 02
U16A lost 00 - 02
2nd drew 01 - 01
1st won 05 - 00
1st vs 3rd lost 00 - 04

RUGBY vs Stirling 
U15A lost 00 - 41
1st won 46 - 14

NETBALL vs Stirling
U15A lost 11 - 18
1st won 14 - 12 U9

NETBALL vs Centre of Excellence 
U9 won 08 - 00
U10 lost 02 - 07

NETBALL vs Gonubie
U11 lost 02 - 06

Congratulations to Aiden Young Gr 11V who competed in the Mazars Diesel Depot 15km challenge on Saturday 4th May 2019 and was placed 3rd Junior in a time of 01h04m23s.

Nahoon Primary 

U10 Girls 1st Crystal Kruger

NETBALL vs Komga
U11 vs Komga lost 4 – 5
U10 vs Komga lost 1 – 2

NETBALL Derby vs Port Alfred
U9B lost 02 – 04
U9A lost 01 – 10
U10 lost 02 – 10
U11 lost 03 – 07
U12 lost 02 – 15
U13 won 11 – 08
U15 lost 05 – 25
2nd lost 09 – 16
1st won 28 – 27

RUGBY Derby vs Port Alfred 
U9 won 12 – 00
U11 won 46 – 00
U13B won 24 – 00
U13A won 36 – 14
U15 lost 00 – 35
1st won 27 – 26

HOCKEY Derby vs Port Alfred 
U9A won 06 – 03
U9B lost 01 – 03
U10 lost 02 – 04
U11 lost 01 – 02
U13B lost 00 – 02
U13A won 06 – 00
U16 won 06 – 01
2nd drew 00 – 00
1st won 04 – 00
U9 drew 03 – 03
U11 lost 04 – 06
U11 drew 04 – 04
U13 lost 00 – 02
1st drew 01 – 01

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SPORT FIXTURES: Port Alfred vs Lilyfontein 
Please take note of time and field changes for the Derby against Port Alfred tomorrow - HOME. 

SPORT NEWS: Hockey Border Teams 
Congratulations to Thabalani Metu for making the Border U13A team.

U13 CRICKET TOUR: Final Fundraiser
Please support our U13 Cricket team as they do one last push to get some cash for their big adventure coming up in the June/July holidays.

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U13A vs George Randell U13A won 06 – 02
U13A Boys vs Kidd’s Beach won 05 – 02 

U13B vs Gonubie B drew 00 – 00

HOCKEY -  U10 Girls Festival hosted by Clarendon Primary
vs Clarendon B Won 06 - 00
vs Crewe B Won 07 - 01
vs AW Barnes B Won 08 - 00

HOCKEY -  Vs Cambridge High School
1st vs 3rd Lost 00 - 06
1st vs 1st Lost 00 - 02
2nd vs 3rd Lost 01 - 02

U16A vs U16B Won 02 - 00

RUGBY - Vs Cambridge Primary School
U13 drew 07 – 07 
U11 lost 21 – 26

RUGBY - Vs Cambridge High School
1st vs 2nd won 48 – 21 
U15 vs U14A lost 05 – 35

NETBALL - Vs Cambridge High
1st vs 2nd lost 16 - 25
2nd vs 3rd lost 03 - 10 
U15A vs U15A won 14 - 07 
U14A vs U14A lost 00 - 23

Aiden Young, Grade 11V, took part in the Pacers 10km Road Race, on Saturday, 13th April, and came in placed 2nd Junior in a time of 40min 35sec.

Buffalo City Table Tennis Trials The following learners have been selected to represent the Buffalo City Squad:
- Ella Burger U13
- Janica Labuschagne U15
- Caitlyn Krull U15
- Marius Potgieter U13
- Tiaan Potgieter U15

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SPORT ALERT: Gum Guards Rugby/Hockey 
Please note that the wearing of gumguards is compulsory for all rugby and hockey players. Players without a gumguard will not be allowed onto the field of play.

SPORT APPRECIATION:  Southern Cape Tour - George 
A massive thank you to all the Lilyfontein coaches, parents and sponsors that contributed to the success of the recent Southern Cape Sports Tournament from 17-22 March in George. We as the Sports Department, acknowledge the commitment from coaches and parents and are truly grateful. We also are very appreciative of the generous sponsorship from local businesses and parents. Your continued support is appreciated.


Missing from photograph Johanna Lloyd

Lilyfontein vs Driehoek 0 - 0 (drew)
Lilyfontein vs Die Anker 0 - 0 (drew)
Lilyfontein vs Bothaville 1 - 0 (won)
Lilyfontein vs Pioneer 0 - 1 (lost)
Lilyfontein vs Camps Bay 2 - 0 (won)
Lilyfontein vs Parklands 6 - 0 (won)
Top goal scorer Melissa Hayward with a total of 8 goals. Congratulations to our girls hockey on these excellent results, they played like
The girls played 8 games against some very tough opposition. They won 1 out of the 8 games.
Valuable lessons and fitness was gained.
Lilyfontein vs Brandwag (Benoni) 10 - 31 (lost)
Lilyfontein vs Bothaville (North West) 19 - 32 (lost)
Lilyfontein vs Stella (Stellenbosch) 29 - 14 (won)

SPORT: Letter to Parents PS Rugby Derby Fixtures 2019

SPORT: Letter to Parents HS Rugby Derby Fixtures 2019

SPORTFixtures Vodacom Clarendon park U11 Rugby Festival 4-6 April

SPORT: Fixtures Port Rex T.H.S vs Lilyfontein & Beaconhurst 6 April

SPORT: Fixtures for Andre Vos Festival U13 Rugby 6 April

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