May 2017 Newsletter

Hi All, Well it is that time of the year again when Pietermaritzburg hosts a number of events. Art in the Park, Cars in the Park, Royal Agriculture Show to name just a few. At the beginning of June, the Comrades Marathon will take place as well. We were saddened to hear about the passing […]

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April 2017 Newsletter

Hi All, The temperature in Pietermaritzburg has suddenly gone from +30 degrees to an average of 24 degrees during the day and at night 9 degrees. Winter is on its way!!! Due to new procedures being introduced to help eliminate cross contamination, the towels and face clothes are being washed on a more regular basis […]

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March 2017 Newsletter

Hi All, Thank you to the few parents who have indicated that they will be interested in attending a family braai on 27 April. If you are still interested, it is not too late to let us know if you would like to join us for a “bring & braai”? Please telephone either Anne or […]

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February 2017 Newsletter

Hi All, We are well into 2017. How time flies? We have had some very hot days but also quite a lot of rain has fallen. Hope it has filled up the dams? Thank you to some parents/guardians for notifying/checking that we have correct personal details. Our new Relief Supervisor, Natasha, asks if any parents/guardians […]

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January 2017 Newsletter

Hi All, I trust that you all had a good New Year? It has come to our attention that some parents/guardians have not notified the Home of any changes to their medical aids or personal details e.g. telephone numbers, address etc. It is of the utmost importance that these details be sent to the Home. […]

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December 2016 Newsletter

Greetings All Season greetings to you and your family. We hope that you had a Blessed Christmas and may you have a wonderful 2017. On behalf of the staff, we would like to thank all those parents who contributed to our 13th cheque. We really appreciate this generous gesture. The Christmas Play was well attended. […]

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November 2016 Newsletter

Hi All, Remember our Nativity Play that is being held on 11 December 2016 at 9h30 for 10h00. We hope that as many of you will be able to attend. Thank you to those parents/guardians who have already notified whether they will be coming or not and for letting us know whether we need to […]

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October 2016 Newsletter

Hi All,   By now you should have received your special invitation to the John Peattie House Nativity Play. This will be held on Sunday, 11 December 2016 at 9h30 for 10h00. Please let us know well in advance whether you will be providing a small inexpensive gift for your child/guardian or not. We will […]

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September 2016 Newsletter

Hi All,   The Home participated in Casual Day on 2nd September. All 500 stickers that we ordered were sold. Next year we hope to double the order. Thank you to all those parents/guardians & friends of JPH who bought and helped sell the stickers. We would like to remind you that the Annual General […]

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August 2016 Newsletter

Hi All, It seems like we have gone straight from winter to summer and skipped spring. We are currently experiencing very hot temperatures in Pietermaritzburg. The whole of this week the maximum temperatures are expected to reach 33 degrees. We are very sad to report that on the 1 August, Julie Gillespie passed away. A […]

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