Johannesburg - School Report Question and Answers

How is the overall communication between teachers and parents, and the administration and parents? How is communication facilitated?

In general, communication with the administration is a bit chaotic. During a recent video meeting, parents were given eight website addresses for matters related to the school: The school's website, Schoology, PowerSchool, cafeteria website, co-curricular activities page, parents' association page, Facebook page, etc. It makes it really difficult to find relevant information. If the child uses school transport, parents are supposed to communicate with the Transport Office or the driver directly. But drivers' phones are often broken and the Transport Office forgets to transmit parents messages to drivers. There are two parent-teacher conferences during the year. The rest of the time, communication with teachers is via email, and after the pandemic, in-person meetings, both of which work relatively well. - Sep 2022

Pretty good. WhatsApp parent groups. School emails and regular Zoom calls to update and communicate with parents by the administration. - Mar 2021

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