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Microsoft word - handbook a5.docChengelo Primary Pupil & Parent Handbook I would like to give you a warm welcome to Chengelo School. I trust that, with parent, pupil and school working together, we wil together enable your child to develop physical y, emotional y, spiritual y and academical y. Chengelo School is a Christian school. It was begun in 1985 by the Mkushi Christian Fel owship and from those smal beginnings it has grown to what it is today. We give thanks to God for his wonderful work here and you can learn more about this beginning in Section C. Chengelo seeks to appoint born-again, committed Christian teachers to its staff and we aim to underpin everything we do in the Christian faith. We recognise that as God is the creator of al things, our work with numbers, language, science, art or whatever it may be is grounded in our understanding of Him. We encourage the children to develop in their understanding of the Christian faith and this happens through times of prayer in class and in the hostel, through Sunday events such as King’s Kids, through Religious Education lessons and, for older pupils, through voluntary discipleship classes. We believe that a person makes their own individual response to the cal ing of Jesus Christ and it is not the responsibility of anyone at Chengelo to make a pupil into a Christian. But it is important to realise that even very young children do make their own commitment, even when there is no commitment This booklet is written to give you information about how the school works. The first section deals with information needed immediately, whilst Section B contains information for pupils and Section C gives general details about the running of the school. Should you ever have any questions that are not answered in this booklet, please do come into school and ask. Chengelo Primary Pupil & Parent Handbook Chengelo Primary Pupil & Parent Handbook Termly boarding pupils should arrive by 17.00 on Sunday as this gives them time to settle into their hostel. Staff wil be available to meet children from As a rural school we are very aware of the lack of daily contact with parents 13:00 onwards but the first meal is not served until 17:15. At the start of term which most day schools enjoy. Because effective education is a partnership you must first visit the main Admin building to receive your ticket which between parent, child and school, it is important that we try to keep in touch. confirms to houseparents that your child is al ocated a place in the hostel. If your child wil be returning late please contact the Headteacher giving There are specific occasions for parents to talk to staff and to see your reasons for their absence from school. If a pupil has not returned after two child’s work. When you do come to school to see or col ect your child, take weeks of term and we have not received written notification, their place may the opportunity to talk to staff, see your child’s classroom and look at their be given to the next child on the waiting list. work. This wil encourage them significantly. For some children who travel on the PTA bus there is a danger that parents may never visit the school or meet a member of staff. Please encourage your child by visiting the school Pupils may leave from lunchtime onwards on the Friday prior to the holiday. It may be more convenient for pupils to be col ected from 07.30 onwards on Saturday. Pupils wil only be al owed to board the PTA bus if their names are If you do want to visit the school to see your child or a member of staff, you on the list. Pupils travel ing with anyone other than their parent or on the PTA can make an appointment to ensure that the member of staff is available and bus must have a letter written by you addressed to the Headteacher. that we are able to accommodate your visit. In the middle of each half-term is a free weekend. Pupils may leave after any The calendar for each term is sent home with the child's report from the special event that has been organised to coincide with the free weekend. previous term. Newsletters are produced twice a term. These wil help to These events are normal y held from 10:30 – lunchtime and often parents keep you informed about the activities of the school. are invited to attend. Pupils must return by 17.00 on Sunday. Children may go to their friends’ home, providing the school has received written permission in advance from both sets of parents. Termly pupils are encouraged to write to you at least once a fortnight and time is set aside for this at weekends. At the start of term you need to give your child some stamped, addressed envelopes and paper or some local Termly boarders who stay on site at the weekend have a mix of activities and aerogrammes to use when they write. Children also like to receive post and free time to enable them to enjoy the weekend in a relaxed atmosphere. get very disappointed if you don’t reply. They often ask, “Have my parents Parents may take their children out for a weekend at any point during the sent a letter for me?” It is important for them to keep in touch with their term or visit your child on site should you wish. family. Some parents send their first letter before the end of the school holiday so that their child has a letter waiting for them when they arrive at school. You can also email your child at: firstname.lastname@example.org Permission is usual y only given for overseas travel, health check-ups, weddings and funerals and must be requested in advance. Chengelo Primary Pupil & Parent Handbook Chengelo Primary Pupil & Parent Handbook The PTA is governed by an Executive Committee. An Annual General Meeting of the PTA is held each year before Prizegiving at the end of the Messages can be relayed as far as Kapiri. Most other Mkushi farmers wil pass messages on to the school. The aim is to support the school in the fol owing ways: • to promote understanding and fel owship between school and home with the aim of sharing responsibilities. The overal aim should be to advance the physical, moral and spiritual wel being of the children. • to provide opportunities for parents to enter into activities of the school • to give assistance to the school requested by the Headteacher. • to raise funds for projects approved by the Headteacher. Lusaka parents organise a bus at the beginning and end of each holiday. Only pupils who have paid in advance may use this transport. Please contact Mr. Paddy Mutwale on Lusaka 233882 or 0097 785 141. He wil be assisted by Miss Matipa on Lusaka 254140 or 097 753 719. Please note that this is organised by the PTA. The school does not take responsibility for Chengelo Primary Pupil & Parent Handbook Chengelo Primary Pupil & Parent Handbook Please read the fol owing pages with your child to make sure they In the Primary School we have ‘Golden Rules’ which are the basis for School Members: Mr Warren Mukuni, Mrs Anita Solomon encouraging positive behaviour. The children are taught these expectations from a Christian perspective throughout the school with an emphasis on rewarding good behaviour rather than only looking at negative actions. Al pupils are al owed pocket money in the school tuck shop. This is included on your invoice each term. The amount spent is monitored each week and deducted from this amount. Children are al owed to bring one box of cereal each half term and a spread of their choice. Other tuck may be confiscated to ensure that children do not have hugely different amounts. This is to ensure that the distribution of tuck is seen to be fair for al children. Please check the lists in this handbook on pages 10 and 11. Al clothing and Chengelo does not believe in rules for rules’ sake. Each of the rules below linen must be clearly marked with a sewn in name tag and this wil be has a reason behind it, which aims to ensure that the Primary School is a checked by the hostel parents. Name tags can be ordered from the school happy and safe environment for everyone. but need to be sewn in by parents or pupils. Children may bring in 4 sets of casuals, most of which should be suitable for outside play. Weekly boarders are expected to take laundry home for washing at the weekends. 1. The fol owing are forbidden: swearing, insulting language, bul ying, aggressive behaviour, stealing, wilful damage including graffiti, knives Very few pupils leave Chengelo. However, we require at least one term’s 2. You must know and observe the bounds which are listed on page 9. notice or payment of a term’s fees in lieu. A leaving certificate wil be issued 3. Leaving the school grounds at any time is not al owed unless you are once al school property has been returned and your account is cleared. with a member of staff or your own parent. Most grade 7 pupils transfer to Chengelo Secondary School but please note 4. The correct school uniform must be worn in class. that this is not automatic as they wil be required to sit the entrance test. If 5. You may only participate in sport if you are wearing the correct clothing. for some reason your child’s needs cannot be met in the Secondary School 6. You must be dressed decently at al times. Short tops and skirts are not we wil inform you. When moving on to secondary, parents wil be required to Chengelo Primary Pupil & Parent Handbook Chengelo Primary Pupil & Parent Handbook 1. Classwork and prep are your responsibility and must be completed on 1. No swimming unless a member of staff is on duty. 2. No ducking, pushing, running or horseplay. 2. Prep is to be done quietly in al ocated classrooms. 3. You must be back in your hostels 10 minutes after prep has ended and 4. You must change into a costume or swimming shorts and not wear long staff children must return straight home. 4. Uncompleted work must be finished in your own time as directed by their 5. Staff children may swim in their free time if the pool is not being used as long as you are supervised by a responsible adult. 5. If you find something difficult it is important that you ask your teacher for Hostel children may use the primary ropes course after school when a houseparent is on duty. Staff children need to be supervised by a parent. 1. You must attend al meals. Staff children join with us for lunch. 2. Al food served must be eaten in the Dining Room and not taken outside. 3. You must have at least one portion of a vegetable with the main meal. The fol owing areas are out of bounds unless authorised by a member of 4. You must sit at al ocated tables and not leave until told. 5. You must eat quietly and have good table manners. 6. Tables must be cleared, wiped and chairs left neatly. 7. Plates and cutlery must be put in the correct places at the clearing 1. No boy may enter the girls' dorm and vice versa. 2. Al medicines and money must be handed in to your houseparent. 3. Movement around the school after prep or supper must be authorised in Farm building, pump houses, workshops, stables 4. In the hostel it should be relatively quiet and there should be no running Al vehicles (farm, staff) including motor-bikes and bicycles in corridors, playing on or with furniture, or playing in the bathrooms. 5. Borrowing of clothes or shoes is not permitted. 6. Mosquito nets must be used every night. 7. Bed rest should be taken on your own bed quietly. You may go to the Library to change your books after school as long as you 8. Music should not be heard outside the hostel. let your houseparents know where you are going. 9. Walkmans/Discman or CD’s should not be brought to school. Chengelo Primary Pupil & Parent Handbook Chengelo Primary Pupil & Parent Handbook 1. You must arrive on time with books and equipment carried in a bag. Blue/white checked dress of knee length. 2. Children in grades 3-7 should have your own pencil case containing White socks (white or blue tights are permitted during the cold season) pencils, crayons, rubber, sharpener, ruler and glue stick. 3. You should arrive at school 5 minutes before the start of lessons in the morning and afternoon. Do not arrive too early. 4. You should not enter a classroom unless a teacher is present. If a Black trousers and a white shirt may be worn in the cold season (Term 2) at teacher does not arrive please inform the Headteacher or secretary . 5. If a visitor enters the classroom you must stand and greet them politely. 6. Exercise books should be kept neat and tidy – do not draw or scribble on the covers or you wil be asked to buy a new one. Grey shorts (Grade 7 boys may wear trousers throughout the year and other boys may wear grey trousers in the cold season during Term 2 at the 1. You must wash hands before queuing for break. 2. You must not be inside a classroom at break unless permission has been given by a teacher, or it is raining. 3. Grade 7 monitors are responsible for breaktime equipment which should be returned to them when the first bel goes. 4. The first bel means stop playing and get ready to line up. The second bel means line up in silence with the class and remain there until the Chengelo T-shirt, or plain white polo shirt with col ar Sports shoes (bare feet are not permitted for sports activities) 1. You may use both the main school library and the smal er Primary Swimsuit or swimming shorts (these should be above the knee) Library. The library opening times are written on the doors. 2. Books borrowed must be looked after careful y and not left on the ground In the cold season pupils may wear navy blue or black track suit trousers or 3. If you misplace a book you wil be charged for it. joggers for sport. Al children need wel ington boots in the rainy season and an umbrel a or thin waterproof coat with a hood. Chengelo Primary Pupil & Parent Handbook Chengelo Primary Pupil & Parent Handbook 1. Jackets are not to be worn in the classroom over uniform unless given If you feel unwel before school you must report to your houseparent. 2. Sports shirts are not to be worn under school shirts. You must not attend clinic unless referred by the houseparent or with a note 3. Hostel children should bring no more than 4 sets of casual clothing. from the teacher. If you are not wel enough for school the houseparents wil 4. Jumpers should not be worn in the hot season after break. take you to the clinic at 09.00. If you feel unwel during lessons you must have a note from your teacher to leave class and see the secretary or 6. Clothing with undesirable logos may be confiscated. Headteacher who wil decide if you need to go to clinic. 7. In the cold season, a plain white t-shirt may be worn under the normal 1. Girls may wear studs or sleepers - one in each ear in the traditional 2. No other jewellery should be worn or brought to school (this wil be 1. Dyed or tinted hair and dyed or tinted braids are not al owed. Braids Pupils refer to the duty houseparent or teacher. 2. Hair or braids must be off the face, in a neat style that can be maintained Pupils refer to the duty houseparent or teacher. by the pupil herself. Long hair must be tied back for school with a blue, (Clinic visiting hours for pupils 16.15 - 17.00) 3. For boys, only conventional hairstyles are permitted – no extreme steps, Staff children should be taken to clinic by their own parents and not sent to school with a note asking someone else to take them. On Monday mornings the clinic is open earlier so that parents may take weekly boarders if needed. These are not al owed and wil be confiscated if found in the hostels. Visiting Staff Homes Children may at times be invited to staff houses on site for clubs (e.g. cooking), discipleship group, or sometimes for a break from normal hostel life. This should always be done with the knowledge of the Headteacher and / or the houseparent. There is a form where parents can indicate if they do not wish their child to take part in these activities. Chengelo Primary Pupil & Parent Handbook Chengelo Primary Pupil & Parent Handbook 1. You are expected to greet al members of staff and adults politely and clearly as you pass them. You should also remove your hat when talking Our policy is to be positive wherever possible. When children are doing the right thing they wil receive such rewards as: 2. Only in exceptional circumstances wil you be al owed to use the school telephone and only then with the Headteacher’s permission. You wil 3. You are responsible for looking after your own possessions; lending is 4. You may not swim in any dam or river unless a member of staff is Work shown to another teacher, parent, or Headteacher It is your responsibility to make sure that al your possessions are clearly label ed and are not left unattended. If you lose something you should first look for it and then report it to a member of staff. You need to check your When the rules are broken, there are inevitable consequences: classroom, Primary admin, grandstand, stables, library, computer room, hostel, dining room and anywhere else you have been. Lost property is taken to the secretary who you should see immediately if something is lost. • Work in another class for 10 minutes • Contact parents (Gating) • Suspension • Suspension pending a Board decision (Exclusion) Chengelo Primary Pupil & Parent Handbook Chengelo Primary Pupil & Parent Handbook This means the withdrawal of privileges, the restriction of the pupil to their hostel during free time and they wil be required to wear school uniform at al School Philosophy: the Origin and Ethos of Chengelo School times. The pupil may also be placed on a report card to monitor progress. A In October 1985, during a church retreat, the Mkushi Christian Fel owship letter is sent to the parents or legal guardian and a copy is left on the pupil was presented with the chal enge of starting a secondary school. The urgent need for such a facility was based upon the fact that there had been a general decline in educational standards and key people in rural areas particularly did not have easy access to secondary education. The cost of education overseas or in neighbouring countries was prohibitive and led to The pupil is sent home for up to two weeks. The parents or legal guardians many leaving the country when their children reached secondary school age. wil be required to attend an interview with the Headteacher prior to re- admission. A letter is sent home warning that this is the pupil’s last chance After much prayer and careful consideration, the leaders of Mkushi Christian and a copy is put in the pupil’s file. The Board of Governors wil be informed. Fel owship decided to establish a secondary boarding school rooted firmly on Christian principles in the Mkushi district. It should provide education A pupil may be suspended for any repeat offence or deteriorating behaviour. particularly for children of farmers and people actively involved in Christian Suspension wil also be used for serious offences such as wilful damage to work and be an outreach into the community, training potential church and property or a serious case of bul ying or aggressive behaviour or other At the beginning of 1986 a farmhouse and outbuildings with 200 hectares of land was donated for the school. A Trust was established and after recruiting sufficient staff and acquiring temporary classrooms, the doors were opened The Headteacher suspends a pupil who wil be sent home until the Board in 1988 with an initial intake of 50 children. On the advice of an educationalist meets to discuss the case. Parents have the option of removing the pupil from Durham University in England, it was agreed that there should be two from the school. The Board may decide to reinstate or they may decide to classes in each year in order to cover a range of subjects for the Cambridge exclude the child. Parents have the right to appeal their case in writing to the IGCSE in the fifth year. It was anticipated that the school would have 250 Board at the point of suspension before the Board meets to discuss the case. Once the Board has made its decision this wil be considered final. The school is governed by a Board with representatives from a broad Some serious offences lead to automatic suspension pending a Board spectrum of Christian leadership in Zambia. Its function is to co-ordinate the decision. Examples of this would include a student found in possession of provision of material and human resources and oversee the direction and drugs or inappropriate sexual behaviour. development of the school. A fundamental policy is that the school should be a 'non-profit' organisation and fees should only cover running expenses, not capital costs. Chengelo Primary Pupil & Parent Handbook Chengelo Primary Pupil & Parent Handbook The Board decided to cal the school 'Chengelo' from a Bemba word which means 'light'. Its motto is "As a witness to the light". The Christian ethos of The school is owned by the Mkushi Christian Fel owship Trust. The Trust is the school is based on the fol owing principles:- registered with the Registrar of Companies as a Trust Company and has • God is acknowledged and taught as being the creator and sustainer of been given charitable status by the Zambia Revenue Authority. The school is overseen by a Board of Governors with the fol owing members:- • Knowledge of the triune God and Biblical truth is considered essential for balanced physical, mental and social development; • Each individual person is seen as having a specific value in the eyes of God and, therefore, al types of gifts, abilities and personalities are given • Biblical moral standards are taught as unchanging; • Al teaching and administrative staff are committed Christians. Teachers come from a wide range of countries and cultures. They are wel qualified in their respective fields and feel cal ed by God to serve in the school. Thus they are highly motivated to give their best. They are expected to foster the principles outlined above enthusiastical y. While the Christian foundation is trans-denominational, it is recognised that a variety of Christian traditions are represented in the school, both at staff and pupil level. For this reason, denominational aspects of the Christian faith are approached in such a way as not to unnecessarily offend or cause disunity. Rather, a balanced approach, respectful of the opinions of others, is Governors are nominated and elected by the Board and membership is open to committed Christians who have a general interest in education and a specific interest in the Lord's work at Chengelo. Many also have had children or grandchildren at the school and so are able to represent your views as parents. The Board meets at least once a term. The School is managed by a team of people. Steve Jordan is the Primary Head, Andrew Cowling is Head of Secondary, Jani Zabangwa is Head of Staff Development and Martin Solomon is Head of Business Management. Chengelo Primary Pupil & Parent Handbook Chengelo Primary Pupil & Parent Handbook Pupils take the Chengelo Secondary School Entrance Examination and The school's academic year runs from January to December. Our daily so are not entered or prepared for the Zambian Grade 7 examination. programme from Monday to Friday has the fol owing pattern. At the end of each term you wil receive a report. We encourage you to discuss the report with your child and to contact the school if you have any We believe that discipline and pastoral care go hand in hand and our aim is to mould the character of the pupils by disciplining in love. Standards of discipline are high, yet at the same time we are able to maintain a 'family' atmosphere where relationships between pupils and staff are good. We hope that our rules are clear, fair and logical and we always attempt to apply them consistently. Please make sure that you have read through Section B with Christianity at Chengelo is not seen as something separate from other subjects but permeates through the whole curriculum and is hopeful y reflected in al we do both in the classrooms and hostels. The Primary School is divided into seven Grades, which correspond to Zambian Grades 1 – 7, UK years R to 6. There is also a pre-school for local Al pupils attend assembly and Religious Education lessons. Termly pupils. The curriculum fol owed is that of the UK but adapted where Boarders and most day pupils also go to Kings' Kids (Sunday School) and appropriate to fit into a Zambian context. Pupils are taught the fol owing many of the Grade 7 pupils attend “Fusion” on Sunday evenings with secondary pupils. Prayers are conducted in the classroom and hostels (either in dormitory areas or col ectively by the Houseparents). Older pupils Literacy, Numeracy, Science, Social Studies, Religious Education, Physical can also attend a Weekly Discipleship Class which staff organise. Education, Art and Design, Information and Communications Technology, Music and Personal and Social Education. French (Grade 6/7) is taught Al staff of the school are committed Christians who come from many when the school has appropriate specialist teachers available. different denominational backgrounds. In our teaching we would teach the basics of the Christian faith without taking a particular denominational line. Computers are available for use for al pupils both in the primary school and We do not fol ow a programme of pressurised evangelism and al ow children to make their own spiritual choices. One of our primary aims in having this school is to share the light of Jesus. Families who are not practising Christians need to accept that their child may show an increased interest in Chengelo Primary Pupil & Parent Handbook Chengelo Primary Pupil & Parent Handbook becoming a Christian. Please contact the Headteacher if you have questions The school also uses the services of Dr Andre Hattingh at Tusekelemo Clinic or queries relating to the spiritual life of the school. in Mkushi who is able to provide a laboratory service and perform operations. We do request that you inform us in writing at the end of each holiday of any Your child's physical fitness and development are an important part of their il ness which your child may have had or come into contact with. We also ask education whilst at school. Al pupils take part in regular sports sessions as that you do not send your child back to school if they are already sick or if part of their weekly routine unless they have a medical problem supported by they require medical tests. If they are on medication this should be handed in a recent letter from their doctor. Sports may include:- Soccer, Rugby, to the houseparent on arrival together with specific instructions on when it is Athletics, Netbal , Vol eybal , Tennis, Hockey, Cricket, Rounders, Cross- to be taken. Pupils are not al owed to have any medicines in their country Running and Swimming. The primary PE curriculum aims to teach possession. You are also asked to inform the school of the preference for skil s which are required for sport so the main emphasis is on this in early malaria prophylaxis for your child. The three options available are; c) no treatment. If you do not express a preference your child wil be given These are provided throughout the week so that weekly boarders and local maloprim. If your child takes prophylactics at school please ensure that day pupils can take part. The activities offered each term reflect the interests they continue the treatment during the holidays. of the pupils and staff. At different times the fol owing activities may take Each pupil is also treated with vermox twice a year. Sewing, swimming, chess and draughts, Chongololo Club, Science club, In the case of emergency the school's responsibility is to get your child to the discipleship group, footbal , dance, recorders for beginners and advanced, nearest medical centre that can deal with the situation. In practice this would orienteering, choir, Around the World Club, cooking, netbal , craft and mean taking your child to Tusekelemo Clinic. The school cannot take computers. Many pupils also have optional music or riding lessons which responsibility for organising medical treatment outside the country. However, are available at a smal charge and with the parents’ written consent. If you if you are members of a medical evacuation scheme (eg MRI) you would like your child to have such lessons please contact the school. should send copies of your membership documents to the school and in an emergency we would contact the organisation immediately. There are school nurses on site al the time and a clinic is run twice a day for pupils, in the morning and evening. We wil inform you in writing at the end of As a Christian school we acknowledge the fact that music, video and books each term and half-term of any il ness your child has whilst at school (except can have a profound effect on a child's behaviour and attitude towards others for minor problems) and the treatment given, and you wil be charged and themselves. We try to educate the pupils to be able to discern for accordingly on your next invoice. In the case of serious or long-term il ness themselves what types of music are good and which are unhelpful. Pupils the school wil contact you and ask you to col ect your child and take over the are not al owed to bring tapes, CDs, computer games, books or videos to responsibilities for arranging treatment. We also try to inform parents where school which contain explicit sex, foul language or rebel ious or satanic possible if a primary child needs to stay in clinic. messages. We would appreciate it if you would support the school by not sending your child to us with such material in their possession. Primary Chengelo Primary Pupil & Parent Handbook Chengelo Primary Pupil & Parent Handbook pupils should not bring CD’s to school as these wil be provided by their houseparents. Any inappropriate material wil be confiscated. Chengelo is a non-profit making organisation with a charitable status. The term fees go solely towards the running costs of the school. Al development work is funded by donation and the enrolment fee. As a school it is essential that we work together with parents for the benefit of the children since education begins at home as wel as at school. Parents Term fees are invoiced in Kwacha and are sent out to parents at the end of are encouraged to attend events and local parents may be able to help in the previous term and must be paid in by the first day of term. A separate practical ways within the classrooms and hostels. We hope you find us Kwacha invoice wil be issued for incidentals (pocket money, uniform, approachable, as it is important that any concerns you have are discussed. medical, breakages, interest, arrears, etc). Payment may be made in We always welcome open communication and would much prefer to discuss problems as they arise rather than let smal issues develop into big ones. This may be paid by bank guaranteed cheque or by deposit Very occasional y you or your child may need to make a complaint to the into our Stanbic Bank account (a/c no. 0140020000800). school authorities. The table below shows the lines of communication that Copies of paying-in slips must be produced when your child the Board of Governors would like you to use in such cases. First contact the person listed under '1st Step'. This wil ensure that your complaint is dealt with quickly and appropriately. If you are not satisfied with the school's initial The figure invoiced may be paid in forex at the prevailing response you should proceed to '2nd Step'. In the rare event that you are stil bank sel ing rate in cash, travel ers cheques or deposited not satisfied you may then make a formal appeal to the Chairman of directly into our forex account at Stanbic Bank (Chengelo Governors. The board wil then consider your complaint and their decision on Or in our UK Barclays Bank Pounds Sterling account 20-13- Once term has started, the accrued amount wil attract a 5% interest per We appreciate that some of you make incredible sacrifices in order to send your children to Chengelo. We are prepared to al ow parents in this situation to pay the school fees by instalments but this must be requested wel in advance and interest wil be charged on outstanding accounts. Al outstanding fees must be cleared before the beginning of the next term. Pupils wil only be admitted to the school if a significant proportion of the current term's fees have been paid. Chengelo Primary Pupil & Parent Handbook If these conditions are not met we are left with no option but to send the child home. We do not like having to do this but we are sometimes forced into such a situation by parents who send their child back to school with an unpaid account, no money, and often without even a letter of explanation. Please avoid doing this to your child by contacting the school at the earliest opportunity to discuss your situation with Mr Solomon. If you are in any doubt as to whether they wil be admitted please accompany them back to school so that you can sort things out personal y. The school sets aside 10% of its budget to fund Assisted Places at the school. This is normal y used to reduce the fees of existing pupils whose parents are experiencing temporary financial hardship. Application forms for an assisted place are available from Mr Solomon and these awards are reviewed on an annual basis. In addition, we have a limited number of bursaries funded by businesses, individuals and groups, both from within Zambia and overseas. These are al ocated by the school on a discretionary basis. Discounts. The school offers a 5% discount on term fees only for the second and subsequent child in each family provided their accounts are cleared before or on the first day of term. Parents wil be invoiced in ful and discount wil be credited to the fol owing term’s fees. We are also able to offer a 10% discount to parents who pay one year’s school fees in advance. Please contact Martin Solomon for further details. I would like to conclude by wishing you and your child many good years at Chengelo as together we go through the learning process. For learning is not just something children do at school but it is a life-long path for al of us. We pray that we may al develop in our knowledge of the world around us and of the Creator who has given us this wonderful world to care for and to enjoy.
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