Sample Letter to Parents

See the sample wording of an extra-mural participation letter to parents below. Adapt it to suit the particular activity.

SPORTS & RECREATION CENTRE

25 January 2009

Dear Parents

RE: A-TEAM GALA – FRIDAY THE 29 JANUARY

Your child has been selected to swim in the abovementioned Gala, which will take place at Tyger Valley College.

Your child must change into the team costume, school shorts, blue school sports shirt and takkies.

All swimmers must meet outside the school hall at 13:25. School transport will depart at 13:30, and should return at approximately 16:00.

________________will swim in the following events.

MIXED FREESTYLE RELAY

 

MIXED BACKSTROKE RELAY

 

MIXED FREESTYLE RELAY

 

50M FREESTYLE

 

MIXED MEDLEY RELAY

 

FREESTYLE LADDER RELAY

 

We would welcome your support at the gala.

Regards

Calvin Moodley
  Patricia Steyn
Calvin Moodley 
  Patricia Steyn
 Swimming Coach 
  Junior School Principal


Parts of a Business Letter

Learn more about the parts of a business letter below. The formal letter format is also sometimes referred to as the business letter. Business letters can be fully blocked or indented, most companies have however adopted the fully blocked layout below. All the parts of a business letter seen below must be included in a formal letter if applicable. Read more>>>




Formal Letter Format

The formal letter format is also sometimes referred to as the business letter. Business letters are more formal than personal letters in a number of different ways:

They usually address matters of importance.

  • They are sent to people in senior and influential positions.
  • The tone is businesslike, respectful and courteous.
  • The subject matter is structured logically and is clear and to the point.
  • No postscripts, slang words or condensed date formats are used.
  • They can be fully blocked or indented. Most companies have however adopted the fully blocked layout.

The formal letter format is often used when applying for an academic program or a job, filing a complaint, confirming an agreement or simply expressing your opinion in a coherent manner. To ensure the effectiveness of formal letters, you must be aware of the correct format. Read more>>>>


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