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

ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES: Get your brand or business seen!
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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: 15 February 2019
  • SPORT RESULTS: 8 February 2019
  • SPORT RESULTS: 01 February 2019
  • SPORT RESULTS: 24 January 2018

Well done to Chad Henderson who was selected to attend the second round of Provincial Cricket Trials.

1st Lilyfontein vs Stirling
Stirling 99/8. Logan Mcquirk 3/15.
Lilyfontein 97/7. Matthew Niemand 34.
Lilyfontein lost by 1 wicket.

1st Lilyfontein vs Western Region
Lilyfontein 157 all out. Logan McQuirk 91*
Western Region 158/9. Logan McQuirk 5/29.
Lilyfontein lost by 1 wicket.

U15 Lilyfontein vs Western Region.
Lilyfontein 58 all out.
Western Region 59/1.
Lilyfontein lost by 9 wickets.

U15 Lilyfontein vs Western Region 20/20
Lilyfontein 66 all out. Aidan Tidbury 18.
Western Region 70/1.
Lilyfontein lost by 9 wickets.

U13A Lilyfontein vs Stirling B
Lilyfontein 126/5. Chad Henderson 34, Aidan Tidbury 32.
Stirling 114/5.
Lilfyontein won by 12 runs.

U13B Lilyfontein vs Selborne
Selborne 85/8.
Lilyfontein 67/8.
Lilyfontein lost by 18 runs.

U10 Lilyfontein vs Hudson
Lilyfontein 113/9. Corbin Tidbury 42, Blade Mclean 28*.
Hudson 114/1.
Lilyfontein lost by 9 wickets.

U9 Lilyfontein vs Gonubie
Lilyfontein 92/6. Corbin Tidbury 59.
Gonubie 65/5. Conor Smit 2/15.
Lilyfontein won by 27 runs.

U15 Lilyfontein vs Hudson Park
Lilyfontein won 6-2.

U13A Lilyfontein vs Queens College
Lilyfontein won 4-2.

U13B Lilyfontein vs Queens College
Lilyfontein won 4-2.

Well done to Michael Naude, Ty Fetting and Daniel Naude for winning Freestyle Relay B-League Open Boys swim at Clarendon.

Congratulations to the following children who competed in the Clarendon Primary B-League gala 11th February:

Daniel Naude, Michael Naude, Julie Saayman, Emily Reed, Lea Pederson-Horn, Yemaya, Melissa Lindstrom, Jessica Lindstrom, Mila Pascoe, Sadie Steyn, Kieryn Fourie, Sierra Mattheys.

Congratulations to the following Lilyfontein Surfers that competed in the #REEF Summer Series in January and February at Nahoon Beach Break U14 Boys Kyan Lugg 3rd place overall
U14 Girls Lily Mellin 2nd place overall
U10 Girls Crystal Kruger 2nd place overall
U8 Girls Yemaya Kruger 4th place overall

RESULTS: Debating 
Adon Parker, Daniel du Plessis and Aiden Young (A team) debated against Merrifield A on Wednesday,13 February and won their debate.
Adon Parker was Best Speaker. Sethu Jikwa and Iman Mciteka adjudicated.

Unfortunately, our B team: Yonda Nonyathi, Liyabona Mlungwana and Bonolo Ramela, lost their debate against Clarendon B’s, but they gained from the vigorous debate. WELL DONE!

SPORT: Entry Form Merrifield Mile 17 February 2019 
Calling all swimmers to enter the Merrifield Mile there is an event for all ages and swimming levels: Splash, 250 meters, 500 meters, Mile! Click on the link for the entry form.

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SPORT RESULTS: Tomato Trot & Cycle
BUCO Tomato Trot & Cycle: 8km CYCLE Results 
BUCO Tomato Trot & Cycle: 15km RUN Results 
BUCO Tomato Trot & Cycle: 55km CYCLE Results 
BUCO Tomato Trot & Cycle: 35km CYCLE Results 
BUCO Tomato Trot & Cycle: 15km CYCLE Results 

Congratulations to the following Lilyfontein learners that received podium finish at the Tomato Trot & Cycle.

15km Male Cycle 
1. Jack Hayman
2. Luke Swinney
3. Hein Weyer

15km Run Male Junior 
1. Aiden Young


15km Run Female Junior 
2. Kirsten Nash

8km Cycle Male
1. Baelien Hubert
3. Reece Connellan


8km Cycle Female 
1. Ilke King
2. Crystal Kruger
3. Chareese Harnden

U15 Cricket vs Merrifield.
Merrifield 119/8 in 20 overs.
Lilyfontein 111 all out.
Connor Timmins 28, Tiaan Potgieter 24 and Jahdiel Chitondwe 28. Lilyfontein lost by 8 runs.

U13 girls vs Mdantsane.
Lilyfontein 46/6 in 15 overs.
Mdantsane 42/2 in 15 overs. 
Lilyfontein won my 4 runs.

BCA Border Long Course Champs Swimming
Jordyn Marr
- Silver Boys U12 200m Breaststroke
- Bronze Boys U12 50m Breaststroke

Keegan Marr
- Silver Boys U11 200m Freestyle

Congratulations to the following children who competed in the Hudson Park Primary B-League gala 21 January: Daniel Naude, Michael Naude, Julie Saayman, Jamie Bauer, Emily Reed, Lea Pederson Horn, Yemaya, Melissa Lindstrom, Jessica Lindstrom, Mila Pascoe, Sadie Steyn, Keiryn Fourie, Sierra Mattheys.

SPORT: Entry Form Merrifield Mile 17 February 2019 
Calling all swimmers to enter the Merrifield Mile there is an event for all ages and swimming levels: Splash, 250 meters, 500 meters, Mile! Click on the link for the entry form.

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SPORT: Letter to Parents 
Reminder about Sport Policy. Please read attached letter regarding sport at Lilyfontein 

Congratulations to Teo Bosazza and Ej Mollentze for being selected to go to Cape Town for the National XCO MTBike competition as part of the Eastern Cape MTB team. We wish them all the best of luck. 

Teo Bosazza came first in the provincial MTB XCO this weekend achieving an awesome ride of 15 km in only 55 mins

EL City East Athletics Well done to the following Primary school Athletes who have made it through to the second round of trials:
- U10 Crystal Kruger 100m
- U12 Tariro Chinamasa 1200m
- U13 Christine Bollard-Davies 1500m
- U13 Liesel-Mari De Jager Shot Put and Shot-Put
- U13 Liyahluma Simelane Javelin
- U12 Baelien Hubert 1200m & Javelin
- U12 Erik Le Roux High Jump
- U12 Liam Driessel Long Jump
- U13 Luke Randall Javelin
- U13 Timothy Page 1500m

Primary School athletes who qualified for the 3rd round of athletics trials are:
Girls 13y;  Liesl-Mari de Jager- 1st place shot put
Girls 13y;  Liesl-Mari de jager – 1st place discus
Girls 13y;  Liyahluma Simelani – 1st place javelin
Boys 12y;  Erik le Roux – 1st place high jump

- 1st Cricket vs Hudson Park 1st Algie Cup.
Hudson Park won by 143 runs.

- U13A vs Gonubie U13A.
Gonubie won by 6 wickets.
Chad Henderson 76 and 2/16 off 4 overs.

- U11A vs Hudson park U11A
Hudson Park won by 89 runs.
Riley Law 2/21, James Reeves 27

- U10A vs Selborne U10A.
Selborne won by 4 wickets.
Corbin Tidbury 27, Jack Bosazza 2/10 off 4 overs. 

- 1st Team Cricket played against Grens at Lilyfontein.
Lilyfontein -152/8 and Grens made 91/8.
Lilyfonrtein won by 61 runs.
Well done to Nathan Summers who made 44 runs and Logan McQuirk 36.

- U19 Girls Cricket team played their first match against Hudson Park High School.
Lilyfontein won by 100 runs.
Well done to Megan Emslie who managed to score 47 runs and took 5 wickets.

- U15 Boys Cricket played against Greenpoint.
Lilyfontein made 177/7 and Greenpoint 81/6.
Lilyfontein won by 96 runs.
Well done to Tiaan Potgieter 55* and Luke Summer taking 2/15.

- U13 Boys Cricket played against Hudson Park Primary School.
Lilyfontein lost by 54 runs.
Well done to Aya mkhokeli for taking 3/20 and Chad Henderson for making 31 runs.

- U15 Boys Tennis played against Stirling and lost 0-6.
- U13 Boys Tennis played against Gonubie and won 4-2.
- U11 Boys Tennis played against Komga and unfortunately lost the match 2-4.

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RESULTS: Running
Aiden Young, Grade 11, ran the EL Eye Hospital Laser Challenge 10km on 19 January 2019, and was placed 3rd in the male junior category, in a time of 40mins16sec.

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