Facilities and Services

Emfulenipark Aftercare Centre

Emfulenipark Aftercare is owned and managed by a qualified teacher, Roxana Dercksen (B.Ed) and has sufficient staff to ensure there is adequate supervision and control and that the learners receive individual attention. The after care makes use of our school grounds and facilities – it is not school owned

Transport to and from extra-curricular activities are available to these learners. Learners do homework under supervision and are helped and supported where necessary.

2018 Fees:

  • R 650.00 per learner if the amount is paid before the 1st of the month.
  • R 700.00 per learner if the amount is paid between the 1st and 7th of the month.

Aftercare Hours:

  • During school terms – directly after school until 17:30
  • During school holidays – 07:00 – 17:30

Contact Information:

  • Roxana Dercksen 083 607 4093

Media Centre

Our school has a well-equipped Media Centre, with a full reference section. The learners are encouraged to make use of the Media Centre to take out books in both languages (Afrikaans and English). There are regular class visits to the centre. The learners can do research on many interesting topics, in a calm and quiet atmosphere. Magazines and newspapers are also available to the learners.

Why children should be encouraged to read?

  • It helps you to relax and to forget about everyday problems.
  • It helps you to read the instructions on a medicine bottle, or to complete an application form without assistance, or to understand directions .
  • It will help you get a good job one day.
  • It helps to better and develop your thought processes.
  • You discover new things through reading.
  • It develops your imagination.
  • It helps with good self-esteem and helps you to think for yourself.
  • Reading is an activity that teaches you to focus.

Computer Centre

Our school has a well-equipped Computer Centre for Junior learners (Grade 1 to Grade 3).  Computer classes are presented on a weekly basis to all students from Gr 1 to Grade 3 as part of the time-table.

Our school uses the Academix Educational Programme. It is a bilingual education programme which achieves academic progress for learners in all subjects of which reading skills are an essential part.  The programme helps with the development of the learner’s basic computer skills, mouse skills, reading skills and mathematical skills.

The following areas are covered by the programme:

  • Visual discrimination
  • Sequences
  • Analysis and synthesis
  • Letter recognition
  • Word construction
  • Concentration
  • Memory
  • Spelling
  • Certain grammar principles e.g. plurals, diminutives, synonyms and antonyms
  • Sentence constructions
  • Reading skills
  • Comprehension 

Tuck Shop

The Tuck Shop is hired and managed by Charlene.

It is open during 1st and 2nd break and after school – Monday to Friday.

Delicious food at affordable prices is available at the Tuck Shop for the days you as a parent do not have time to pack your child’s lunch box. 


Life coach

New Found Generation has identified a need in schools, and this is to have an allocated full time person called a Life Coach to support, encourage and motivate and to give guidance to the youth.

What is the role of the Life Coach in our school? The key role is to become friends with the children and to build a relationship with them. To identify the different needs of the children and train/coach them through it and to provide leadership skills and programs to the children so that we might have healthy leaders in the next generation.


Educational psychologist

It is important that the the school-community – teachers and parents – all work together in the best interest of the child/ren. The role of an Educational Psychologist is important in achieving this. Lisa Booyens. the Educational Psychologist is available at school on a Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Services provided:

• School-based assessment to help children with learning problems or learning challenges as well as    
  concentration-related challenges.
• School readiness evaluations.
• Emotional problem assessment for possible therapeutic intervention.
• Study methods guidance.
• Therapy with children.
• Parent guidance regarding challenges with children.
• Academic support, if necessary, in the form of Remediation.


blaSt

BLAST is a brand new movement unique to our school. BLAST stands for Bible Learning Adventure Station. It is a place where the learners will learn more about the Bible in creative and adventurous ways. We want to create an environment for the learners where they will feel loved and come to know Christ.

There are three teams – Leadership, Dancing and Acting – that consists of Gr 7 learners. These teams serve the rest of the school in creative ways, once a week and will be provided with leadership development courses that will help young leaders to have character and integrity. 


Extra-curricular Activities for Grade RR and R

The following extra-curricular activities are presented to the Grade RR and R learners through private individuals or organizations during school hours (payments are made directly to these individuals or organizations and is not included in the Pre-Primary Phase’s school fees):

  • Active English
  • Mikimath
  • Dance Mouse
  • Pottery
  • Experibuddies
  • Kinderkinetics
  • Tennis
  • Golf

Contact the Grade RR and R teachers for any information regarding the costs and entry forms.