NEWSLETTER

Dear Parents\Guardians,

We are happy to welcome you from the Holiday break and to the beginning of a brand New Year. We pray that all your best wishes come true and that our collaboration to bring out the best in our children is rewarded with great success. The entire staff would like to extend a warm and very special welcome to our new children and parents. Our schooling processes not only teach the basics, but also instill excitement and curiosity for learning. We feel privileged to be your partners in this process and we look forward to working in partnership with you in the education of your child and hope that you will have a positive association with Saints Haven School.

Please take note of the following for the term:

PRICE SCHEDULE LIST

Please ensure you indicate your additional required services and clubs on the price schedule list and submit upon resumption for this new term to enable us have accurate information about the services you require

SPECIAL EVENTS

We have packaged some events to facilitate learning, inculcate confidence/self esteem and inform / educate parents. The school will be having; a Career activity- About My Chosen Profession, Field trips, skill- based health education to be anchored by Medifield School Health Services, Manners and Conduct activity – Understanding Character Pillar: Kindness, Academic competition activity – Word Fest. The School has also packaged Parent-Centered Activity- Tea Party, an activity to educate and inform parents. Kindly note the dates of these events as provided in the school calendar and plan ahead to be part of it.

MID TERM BREAK

The Lagos State Ministry of Education’s office for quality assurance through the state’s academic calendar for private primary schools has structured a week midterm holiday this term. Kindly note and plan accordingly.

PRE-ENROLMENT MEDICAL REPORT SUBMISSION DEADLINE

As already indicated in our end of 1st term Newsletter, the above report is mandatory. The scope of the report should cover: Physical examination by doctor -Tuberculosis test –Genotype -Blood group -Biometrics. This should be submitted to the school on or before Monday 20th January.

- However, for parents who are experiencing challenge in achieving this, the school health consultant – Medifield Health Screening Suite is willing to provide this service at a cost of =N5, 000 (Five thousand Naira) per child. They would come to the school with their equipments and team of doctors and nurses to achieve this.

LATE PICKING UP

We wish to remind you that late picking up of children after school/caring time attracts a penalty. Parents will be charged for late pickup for every 1 hour they are late. Late pickup fee of N500 (Five hundred Naira) will be collected upon arrival at the front desk. Mandatory late pick up charges begins as follows:

Crèche & Afterschool care – from 6:30pm, Preschool/Nursery – from 2:30pm, Primary – from 3: 30pm

Kindly note that the School door would be locked by 6:45pm, contacting childminder would be through the security officer.

BREAKFAST IN SCHOOL

Eating of breakfast in classrooms reduces the class time for academic work. Parents should ensure that their child is fed before coming to school. Where assistance is required for this service, kindly request for our ‘Before School Care Service’ and ensures your child is in school before 7:45 am.

CONTACTING THE SCHOOL

It is important that every staff member’s attention remains on the children at all times, a second’s lapse in attention could result in accident, which with appropriate supervision, would have been prevented. Therefore staff members’ cell phones would not be permitted to be active in any of the program rooms. When you need to contact the school for information, please call any of our care lines: 07039766547, 08162811101 or email us: contact@saintshavenschool.com , our Front Office/Admin Personnel – Mrs. Kehinde Dairo would be available to assist you.

PAYMENT OF SCHOOL FEES

Please do well to settle at least 50% of your child’s school fees immediately. The rest must be settled on or before resumption from the Mid-Term break.



LABELING ITEMS

Please remember to label all your children’s belongings for example bottles, children’s bags. It helps staff to know exactly where things go so there are no mixes.



TARDINESS/PUNCTUALITY AT SCHOOL

We wish to remind our valued parents and guardians especially the new ones, that lateness to school is not tolerated. It is important that your child come to school on time. High numbers of tardiness limits your child’s learning and inconveniences both the teacher and other classmates. Pupils are expected to be in school before 8:00am.



CONTACT AND PICK-UP INFORMATION

If there are any changes in your contact information or anybody that might help pick up your child, please notify us immediately so that the changes can be made on your child’s emergency record and our database.



We look forward to a fruitful term of working together for the good of our children, and may God richly bless you all.
Yours faithfully,

Folu Adebayo (Mrs) School Administrator