PARENT INVOLVEMENT PROGRAMME SNAP ACADEMY

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Parents of children registered at SNAP Academy can apply for bursaries to support the school fees of their children. The allocation of bursaries will be subject to availability of funds, and application of the parents. 

1. Bursary application process for SNAP Academy
 
Parents should submit a letter detailing the background of the child and intervention required, their need for funding, income and expenditure statement, as well as proof of income (3 months bank statements and salary slip) to the SNAP Governing Body Bursary Committee. Any application will be subject to the availability of surplus funds once the budgeted operational expenses of the school have been paid and in the sole discretion of the Governing Body’s Bursary Committee.
 
1.1.1. In making a final decision towards the allocation of funding, SNAP Academy further considers the participation of parents at fundraising and other events during the school year.  Points for involvement are accumulated as follows:
 
Income: 

For a joint net income below R5k per household 20 points
For a joint net income between R5k and R10k per household 15 points
For a joint net income between R10k and R20k per household 10 points
For a joint net income above R20 k per household 5 points
 
Attendance of meetings:

Orientation meeting 5 points
Annual General Meeting 10 points
Parent Report meeting 5 points
 
Availability as class representative 10 points
 
Events participation

Child participation where relevant 5 points per event
Parent’s assistance with arrangements 5 points per event
Parent’s assistance with ticket sales 10 points per table
Parent’s assistance with prizes 10 points per prize
Parent’s attendance at events 10 points per event
Participation in the SNAP Academy fundraisers

Brick Wall 5 points
Raffles 5 points
Fourth term fundraiser 5 points
 Drive Through 5 points
 
The duly appointed fundraiser will be required to keep a written record of points.
 
1.1.2 Parents are required to submit a written application by the end of October each year to be considered for bursaries for the next year. 
1.1.3 The SNAP Academy Bursary Committee will review the applications together with a weighted average of the points allocated and the Chairman of the Bursary Committee will inform the applicant in writing of the outcome.
1.1.4 The SNAP Academy Bursary committee shall be entitled to evaluate the bursaries awarded (if any) on a monthly basis, taking into consideration the criteria. 
1.1.5 Bursaries will be credited to the child’s account on a monthly basis only.
 
2. Ticket Sales
 
Over and above awarded bursaries for children who require financial assistance, parents who assist in selling tickets for fundraising events will also be incentivised per event. Each event will carry its own merits in terms of allocated free seats for e.g. a free seat at the Gala Fundraiser, an entry into a lucky draw and will be communicated when information about the event is sent out to the parent database.

DULY APPROVED BY SNAP ACADEMY GOVERNING BODY:
 
DR P ROELOFSE
N GROENEWALD
G VAN GAALEN
J DE VILLIERS
A VAN RIJSWIJK
 
2014-04-02 15.13.10
S SMIT (Bursary Committee)
 
Natheema
N TOFFAR (Bursary Committee)
 
julie2012
E BRINK (Bursary Committee)