Main Hall

Our main hall is centrally situated and fully utilised every day for school and extra mural activities.

Amenities Centre

This centre houses Club Engage aftercare – Janine 0721902995, our Music Department, Occupational Therapist and our Tuckshop, Royal T Catering.

Occupational Therapy – Nadia van Rooiyen – Tel:  021 5582686 / 0823768563 – email:  nadiavr8@gmail.com 

Speech Therapist – Kim Marsh – Office: 021 9171956 – Cell: 082 9003208

Royal T Catering (Tuckshop) Tanya Olsen Cell: 083 297 3783
info@royal-t.co.za /tuckshop@edgemeadprimary.co.za

Library

Our modern library offers a large range of appropriate reading material, research books, photocopy and laminating service.

Resource Centre

The well stocked Resource Centre contains structured English and Afrikaans readers and Individualised Reading programmes (IRP) which enable the children to read according to their individual ability.

Children are afforded the opportunity to take these books home in order to practice and improve their reading.

Computer Department

Our modern computer centre is equipped with 35 work stations.  We use a variety of up to date software including Exam Portal, Scratch (coding), IR Learning Tools (interactive maths games) and Readers are Leaders” programmes.

Many children use these centres after school hours for extra Reader are Leaders available for those that require added improvement in reading in English and Afrikaans.

In conjunction with Digicape we often offer coding workshops during school holidays, please look out for these on our D6 Communicator.

IT Equipment
Each classroom is equipped with internet access, a networked computer whilst each classroom also has a video data projector.  Fourty Five classrooms are also equipped with interactive SMART whiteboards.

We have included eLearning into our classrooms with the implementation of the use of IPads. We have already integrated devices into our grade 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 classrooms. Some of our Apps that are being used include swift playground coding, popplet, stop motion, book creator, iMovie etc.. 
This equipment is extensively used by teachers and pupils.

MRS C WALSH – I.T. MANAGER/Grade 3 – 6 PRIMARY COMPUTER CIRRICULUM TEACHER

The centres are also open most afternoons for research and educational purposes.

Readers are Leaders: Mrs C. Walsh and Mrs McGee by Appointment
Times: every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons 14:30 – 15:00

Teaching Enhancements

Our children are extremely fortunate to enjoy our wonderful facilities and teaching aids. We are able to provide these enhancements as a result of the responsible attitude of our parents in meeting their financial obligations.

Amongst others, we utilize the following software:

>Exam Portal
>Readers are Leaders
>IR Learning Tools
>Maths Trek
>Letterland
>Interactive Notebook Software
>MS Office
>Internet Access and Emailing
>Coding

Tuckshop

The tuckshop is open before school, at break times, after school until 4pm and for all major school events is housed in the amenities centre.

Alongside the traditional tuckshop offerings the tuckshop prepares pre-ordered meals every day for the staff and learners to be delivered to the classrooms just before first break. Pre-orders are placed a week in advance via the Karri app. Orders are open from a Monday morning through to Thursday afternoon for the following week. Any queries with regard to pre orders can be sent directly to the tuckshop on tuckshop@edgemeadprimary.co.za

In addition the tuckshop offers “made to order” family meals for collection Monday – Thursday. If you are interested in placing a family made to order meal please email the tuckshop directly at tuckshop@edgemeadprimary.co.za to be added to the weekly mailing list to see what is on offer for the week.

The tuckshop is committed to also providing healthy snacks, fruit juices and many other alternatives alongside the traditional treats. Parents are encouraged to educate their children with regards to healthy eating and purchasing from the tuckshop.. We take cash, snapscan and now have card facilities too.

Sports Facilities

Hall
Hockey fields
Rugby fields
Tennis Courts
Netball Courts
Cricket Nets & Pitch
Swimming Pool

Available aftercare facilities in the community

The following aftercare and transport services details have been provided by parents in our school community who make use of these services. Edgemead Primary School neither endorses nor acts as an agent for any of the aftercare or transport services listed below. The responsibility rests with parents or guardians to research and choose the service that best suits their needs and best upholds their values.

AftercarePhone Number
Club Engage – Janine 0721902995
Alicats 082 695 2507
Renette Tamlin 021 558 4749 / 083 284 5828
Sharon Martin 082 433 4634
Carol Newins 021 559 2264 / 082 432 0025
Cornerstone 021 559 3556
Buzy Bee Computer Playschool 062 564 2758
Crazy Kids – Delores 021 558 2738
Denis Abels 084 559 4101
Edgemead Daycare 021 558 9338
Aunty Rose’s Aftercare 084 047 4180
The Learning Tree 021 558 9603 / 072 693 6952
Paddington’s Daycare 021 559 3999
Stacey’s After School Care 083 270 5479
Little Mead Daycare 062 281 6005
Mama Mia Aftercare 083 645 7272 / 021 558 0902
Kids Corner 021 558 6152
Melinda’s Daycare 082 574 2301
Small Step Big Strides 072 155 6190
TransportPhone Number
Delrae’s Transport 072 340 3879
Kids on wheels – Kevin 083 564 6402
Transport – Fiona Peterson 073 921 2059
Lift club – Stephen Christian 084 622 5143
Faith Lift Club – Tendai 073 779 2429
C&H Transport – Chris Karam 064 477 1184
Colleen’s kids’ cabby – Colleen Rademacher 072 271 4876
Just in time – June 083 298 2900