Academics

CURRICULUM

Curro independent schools are mainstream schools and an enhanced South African National Curriculum is taught. Learners are prepared to write the Independent Examinations Board exam at the end of Grade 12.

LEARNING AREAS AND SUBJECTS

NURSERY SCHOOL       

  • Language development
  • Physical development
  • Personal, social and emotional development
  • Creative development (Art)
  • Cognitive thinking, memory skills and numeracy (Mathematics)
  • Knowledge and understanding of the world (Science and Technology)

Classes are divided as follows:

Group 1   3 months to 12 months
Group 1.5     12 months to 18 months
Group 2 18 months to 24 months
Group 2.5 24 months to 30 months
Group 3 30 months to 3 years
Group 4 3 years to 4 years
Group 5 4 years to 5 years


PRIMARY SCHOOL

Foundation phase: Grade R to Grade 3

  • Home language (English or Afrikaans)
  • First additional language (English, Afrikaans or other)
  • Mathematics
  • Life Skills


Intermediate phase: Grade 4 to Grade 7            

  • Home language (English or Afrikaans)
  • First additional language (English, Afrikaans or other)
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Sciences and Technology
  • Social Sciences
  • Life Skills

 


HIGH SCHOOL

Senior phase: Grade 8 to Grade 9

  • Home language (English or Afrikaans)
  • First additional language (English, Afrikaans or other)
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Technology
  • Economic and Management Sciences
  • Life Orientation
  • Creative Arts


FET phase: Grade 10 to Grade 12

SUBJECT CHOICE MUST INCLUDE:

  • Home language (English or Afrikaans)
  • First additional language (English, Afrikaans or other)
  • Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy
  • Life Orientation

THREE ADDITIONAL SUBJECTS:

  • A wide variety of subjects are available to Curro learners