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  • 1. Curro Holdings representatives this evening:Phil Snyman - The Executive Head - Meridian PinehurstEddie ConradieChenelle van der VyverHerlina BurgerWe will gladly answer questions after the presentation.

2. WHO IS CURRO HOLDINGS VISION Curro Holdings LtdDEVELOPS, ACQUIRES & MANAGESprivate schools. 3. WHO IS CURRO HOLDINGSCurro Holdings Ltd is the managing company of allCurro Private Schools, Meridian Private Schools,Rosen Castle Nursery Schools and Select PrivateSchools providing excellent education to children from3 months to Gr 12.Curro was established in 1998 with 28 learnersreceiving tuition in a church building in Durbanville.Curro Holdings Ltd is now listed on the JSE andcurrently manages 22 schools with 12 000+ learnerscountrywide. 4. THE MERIDIAN PRIVATE SCHOOL PURPOSETo serve communities in the whole of South Africa forwhom quality, private school education waspreviously not attainable because of financialbarriers, location and accessibility.A project in conjunction with Old Mutual & PIC.Meridian Private Schools throughout South Africa arebeing planned for the very near future. 5. MERIDIAN SUPPORT FROM CURRO HOLDINGSManagement Support & TrainingEfficient & Effective Administrative SystemsEducator TrainingCurriculum ManagementAppropriate FacilitiesInfrastructure DevelopmentIT Support 6. THE MERIDIAN PRIVATE SCHOOL MISSIONThe Meridian Private School mission is to engender aclimate of goodwill, enthusiasm, dedication and co-operation. To stimulate and motivate learners toobtain quality education and the necessary life skillsto guide them towards responsible adulthood,enabling them to take their rightful place in society. 7. THE MERIDIAN PRIVATE SCHOOL MODELEnglish MediumBoys & Girls from all areasClass size up to 35 learnersCampus size between 1 500 to 2 000 learnersMeridian Nursery Schools: 3 months - 5 yrsMeridian Primary Schools: Gr R - Gr 7Meridian High Schools:Gr 8 - Gr 12 8. THE MERIDIAN PRIVATE SCHOOL MODELFocus on Academics - Quality in the ClassroomMeridian Curriculum in line with the SA CurriculumMatrics write the National Senior CertificateFET subject choices will be focused towardsachieving an excellent matric certificate and entranceinto tertiary institutions and / or the workplace. 9. THE MERIDIAN PRIVATE SCHOOL MODELSchool Sport:Rugby / Soccer / Netball / Hockey / Cricket / Athletics /TennisDepending on location, available facilities and parent / learnerdemand.School Culture:Chess / Choir / Debating / Eisteddfods / MusicDepending on parent / learner demand.Sport & Culture participation WITHOUT distractingfrom Academics. 10. THE MERIDIAN PRIVATE SCHOOL MODELMeridian Nursery Schools (Meridian Kids)Safe, caring & enriching environmentWell-equipped & appropriate facilitiesWell-trained educators and assistantsDaily structured programmeEducational programmes that are age appropriateSkills developmentLearning through play 11. THE MERIDIAN PRIVATE SCHOOL MODELMeridian Primary & High SchoolsWell-managed CurriculumWell-trained educatorsExcellent classroom teachingExtended school hours to provide academic supportFocus on academic excellence with the emphasis onpreparation for tertiary education 12. THE MERIDIAN PRIVATE SCHOOL MODELMeridian Primary & High SchoolsLife skillsCareer guidanceCaring, but firm disciplineTimeless values: respect, good manners, hard work,honesty & integrityPromoting self-worth, potential & value 13. THE MERIDIAN PRIVATE SCHOOL MODELCatering for the needs of working parents.Before School Care: From 7am(time to be confirmed)Aftercare: From after school until 6pmHoliday CareSchool Transport 14. SCHOOL UNIFORM & SPORT CLOTHESDesign & costs in final stages of planningFor learners from Gr 1 to Gr 12Managed according to a formal dress codeAffordablePracticalCan be ordered online from from November 2012 15. THE EXECUTIVE HEAD - MR PHIL SNYMAN(Left - Dr Chris vd Merwe - CEO - Curro Holdings Ltd) 16. MERIDIAN PINEHURST PRIVATE SCHOOL IN 2013Nursery School: 3 months - 5 yearsPrimary School: Gr R - Gr 7High School:Gr 8Gr 9 to Gr 12 will phase in annually from 2014.All facilities & sport from January 2013. 17. MERIDIAN PINEHURST PRIVATE SCHOOL IN 2013ADMINISTRATION FEEOnce-off, non-refundable administration fee of R300.00Payable upon receipt of an invoice.SCHOOL FEE (per month X 12 months)Meridian Kids Half Day R1 300.00Meridian Kids Full Day R1 750.00Gr R - Gr 8R1 300.00AFTERCARE FEEBUS FEER450.00 per month X 12 monthsTo be confirmed. 18. MERIDIAN PINEHURST PRIVATE SCHOOL IN 2013School fees payable monthly in advance over 12months.Debit order on or before the 2nd day of each month.Annual payment option available.No cash will be accepted at the school.Discount for parents with 3 children or more in theschool.Financial Terms and Conditions apply. 19. ENTRY REQUIREMENTSLearners must be capable to benefit from theMeridian Private School mainstream curriculum.Meridian Private Schools are not schools forlearners with special educational needs.Physical abilities, emotional abilities, negativebehaviour patterns and recent report cards are takeninto consideration before accepting a learner atMeridian Private Schools.Learners from all areas are welcome. No feederareas. 20. ENROLMENT PROCEDUREEnrolments for 2013 (3 months - Gr 8) are open.Enrolment forms are available from I am a Parent section.Complete the enrolment form.Attach all necessary supporting documents.Submit to Curro Holdings. 21. BY HANDCurro Holdings5 Monaco Square, 14 Church Street, 979 4049 22. MERIDIAN PINEHURST PRIVATE SCHOOL2013 CLASS NUMBERS TO DATESP2 33 SP335SP4 36Gr RR 35 Gr R 66Gr 160 Gr 2 13Gr 315 Gr 4 16Gr 515 Gr 6 13Gr 713 Gr 8 40TOTAL390 23. MERIDIAN PINEHURSTSCHOOL CALENDAR & TIMESSchool terms will be the same as the WCED withminor differences.Please visit for dates.School times will be similar to schools in the area.Exact times will be finalised & communicated by theexecutive head. 24. DIFFERENCES BETWEEN CURRO & MERIDIANCurroMeridian25 learners35 learnersEng or Eng & Afr EnglishEnrolment Fees from R3 000 Admin Fee of R300IEB Matric ExamNSC Matric ExamWide variety uniform Basic uniformWide subject choice in FET Focused core subject choice in FETWide choice of sport Basic school sportWide choice of culture Basic cultural activities 25. WORK AT MERIDIAN PINEHURSTTo apply for available posts at Meridian PinehurstPrivate School, visit / Vacancies.Available posts will be advertised on the web and inthe local press.Complete the form and send 26. Q&ADo Meridian Private Schools offer Bursaries andScholarships?Yes. Available bursaries and scholarships are advertisedannually by the various schools.Do Meridian Private Schools have Head Boys / Head Girlsand Prefects?Yes. A Representative Council of Learners (RCL) is electedannually to fill various functions, including discipline, formalevents and fun days. 27. Q&AHow are learners of different ages kept separate?Buildings are separate. Play areas are separate. Start andfinish times of schools days are different. Break times aredifferent. 28. THANK YOU FOR ATTENDINGFURTHER ENQUIRIES: 021 979 1204