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School hours

   
 

Gr R: 07:45 - 12:30 

Gr 1 & 2: Mon & Thu

               07:45 - 13:20

               Tue, Wed & Fri

               07:45 - 12:50

Gr3:        Mon & Thu

               07:45 - 13:50

               Tue & Wed

               07:45 - 13:20

               Fri

               07:45 - 12:50

Gr 4 - 7:  Mon, Tue & Thu

               07:45 - 14:20

               Wed & Fri

               07:45 - 13:50

1st Break

09:45 - 10:05

2nd Break

12:05 - 12:20

Aftercare: 12:50 - 17:30

 

 
   

De Kuilen Primary

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Choirs

We have Junior and Senior choirs and an Orff orchestra who actively participate in local Eisteddfods, in our community and at a variety of school related occasions. Opportunities are also created for participation in school concerts and music afternoons. 

Junior choir

Practice times:

 



Tuesdays and Fridays:                                    )
 13:30 - 14:30 (grade 2&3

Age group:

 

7 - 9 years. Grade 2 - 3

Number:

 

Approximately 50-55

Selection:

 

All Grade 1 pupils are tested for the choir in June. Successful pupils are then included for a trial period.  Only Grade 2 and 3 pupils participate in performances

Transport:

 

Buses

Supervision:

 

Choir mistress, accompanist and two educators

Repertoire:     

 

A variety of songs suitable to this age group, yet posing a challenge. Attention is also given to different languages.

Artists:

 

Artists who play a variety of different instruments are occasionally invited to perform with the choir.

Communication:

 

Per letter and school newsletter (De Kuiltjie) ; all reply slips must be returned by the due date

Uniform:

 

Winter school uniform with green school jersey


Senoir choir:

Practice times:

 

Mondays:07:30-09:30
Tuesdays : 14:30 - 15:30                  

 Fridays: 07:30 - 08:30

Age group:

 

10 - 13 years. Grade 4 - 7

Number:

 

60 – 80 members

Selection:

 

All members are tested again for voice placing. Auditions are done for all the Grade 3 members of the Junior Choir.   Auditions for new pupils are done at the start of the year.

Transport:

 

Buses

Supervision:

 

Choir mistress, accompanist and two educators

Communication:

 

Per letter and school newsletter (De Kuiltjie) ; all reply slips must be returned by the due date.


Performance:

GIRLS

BOYS

white long sleeve school shirt;
green school gym with belt; 
school tie (neatly tied);
black stockings; 
black school shoes; 
school blazer with all buttons fastened; 
hair neatly tied;

white long sleeve school shirt; 
grey trousers with black belt; 
school tie (neatly tied) 
grey school socks; 
black school shoes; 
school blazer with all fastened; 
hair neat


Attendance of practices and performances:

·         All practices and performances are compulsory.

·         Punctuality is of the utmost importance

·         A written letter of excuse must be handed to the choir conductor timeously

·         If a choir member misses 3 practices without a valid reason or proper excuse, he/she will no longer be a member of the choir.

·         No cell phones are allowed.  The educators will be in charge of calls.

·         A light meal before performances is recommended. Avoid gas cooldrinks, fast foods and sweets.