Covid-19: Important Info


Strict hygiene and safety protocols have been implemented to help keep our learners and staff safe. Parents, please read our Covid-19 Operational Plan (COP) below for more information on how the school will operate under the current regulations. Please note that this is a working doc and will be updated regularly; changes and/or new information will be communicated via the D6 Communicator, Class Dojo, and the school website. Kindly consult these channels regularly to ensure that you are working from the latest version.

Last updated on 3 July 2020. See most recent version below. 


Visit the SA Department of Health's website for Covid-19 updates:



Per regulation, our school may only run at 50% capacity to help comply with social distancing rules. Each class has been split into a BLUE group and a YELLOW group; each group will attend school bi-weekly (every second week). Class split lists indicating which group your child is in will be sent to you by your child's class teacher. 

If your child was in TKPS in 2020 they will likely remain in the same group this year but parents are requested to please check the 2021 class lists to make sure which group their child is in. These lists will be shared with you in due course. 

New learners have been allocated into a colour - this will be shared with you in due course. 



As mentioned above, learners will attend school on a rotational basis: one week the blue group, one week the yellow group. The calendar below indicates when each group will be attending school.


Revised 2021 school calendar (still to be published)


Principal's letter dated 13 March 2020 - click here

Principal's letter dated 16 March 2020 - click here

Principal's letter dated 25 April 2020 - click here

Principal's letter dated 3 July 2020 - click here

Principal's letter dated 4 August 2020 - click here

Principal's letter dated 23 October 2020 - click here

Principal's letter dated 18 January 2020 - click here

Newsletter 2020 01 - click here 

School Photographs 2020 - click here 

Operating Procedure for Containment and Management of Covid-19 for Schools (REVISED 18 August 2020) - click here 


In light of the rotational basis in which learners will attend school (see COP), learning will still be supported online to accommodate for the weeks when your child is not at school. See below: 

1) Class Dojo - this remains the school's primary form of communication. If you are not registered on Class Dojo, please contact your child's class teacher. 

To download Class Dojo, click here

2) Google Drive - this platform is being used to distribute work during the national lockdown. Access to the drive will be provided by your child's class teacher via Class Dojo.  

Watch this short video to see how it works: 

​3) Our Download-and-Go facility is operational. We understand that data is costly and so to assist we invite parents to access the google drive and download schoolwork by parking on our top field and making use of the school's network. This service will be available between 7am and 10am Monday - Friday. Strict safety protocols are in place. Please read more about this in the EOP.


Please download the document below for access to e-learning resources including relevant broadcasting times for educational content from the SABC.

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