Primary School

Pre-Primary Academics (Crèche - Grade 0)

In the Pre-Primary Phase our pupils are taught vital foundational skills through free and structured play, as well as through a formal School Readiness programme. Learning is achieved through the emphasis on group work and self discovery within a guided programme.

The Curriculum Includes:

  • Cheerful, stimulating surroundings.
  • A relaxed yet disciplined learning environment.
  • Theme-related excursions.
  • Specialist teaching for Music, Physical Education, Computers and isiZulu.
  • Multi-faceted teaching techniques.
  • Mixed ability classes.
  • Christian-based values.

Junior Primary Academics (Grade 1 - 3)

The solid foundations established in the Pre-Primary create a wonderful springboard to enhance further learning in our Junior Primary Phase. Children are taught to develop a sound work ethic through stimulating their desire for knowledge and understanding.

The Curriculum Includes:

  • Broad exposure to cultural activities.
  • Social responsibility experiences.
  • Specialist teaching for Music, Physical Education, Computers, Library, Afrikaans and isiZulu.
  • Theme-related excursions.
  • Entrepreneurial skills.

Senior Primary Academics (Grade 4 - 7)

In the Senior Primary School we build on the academic platform set in our Junior Primary. Pupils’ self-confidence, self-esteem and competence are enhanced, and ease of transition into the High School is facilitated by our well-balanced curriculum and nurturing, professional staff who liaise frequently with their High School counterparts.  Our enrichment and support programmes, and the acquisition of creative and critical higher order 21st century thinking skills equip and inspire each pupil for the future.

The Curriculum Includes:

  • An Inspired Education with focus being given to complex problem solving, critical thinking, creativity, collaboration and developing emotional intelligence
  • Each grade practices differentiated learning for English and Mathematics while covering the same core competencies to enable both the child needing support and the child needing extension to have their needs met.
  • Specialised teaching in isiZulu, Afrikaans, Technology, Art, Music & Drama.
  • While we do national benchmarking assessments including IEB, examinations are only written in the Languages and Maths at a Grade 7 level.
  • A well-established and competitive sports and cultural programme.
  • Grade 7 leadership development programme utilising a mentorship programme.
  • Strong LO (Life orientation) programme including Deans of Girls’ and Boys’ class time and LO
  • Teaching permeated by Christian-based love, values and principles.
  • We celebrate each child’s uniqueness as we nurture them to be the best that he or she can be.
  • Striving to enable each child to get a sense of acceptance and belonging.
  • A dynamic teaching programme including exciting events such as the Entrepreneurial week, Egyptian Day, Grade trips, Heritage Day, Non-Academic Day (broader-curriculum) and Science Expo.
  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • isiZulu
  • Mathematics (Incl. Mathletics)
  • Science, History, Geography (often combined for Integrated Learning Theme and Project Based Learning – ILT/PBL)
  • Economic & Management Science (Grade 7 only)
  • Computers (incl. 3D printing, programming, website design, robotics etc.)
  • Life Orientation
  • Religious Education
  • Physical Education
  • Art
  • Technology
  • Music
  • Drama
  • Media

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