Academics

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 SCHOOLS        

  • 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 SCHOOLS

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 SCHOOLS

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

SUBJECT CHOICE MUST INCLUDE:

Compulsory Subjects

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

Subject Choices

  • Geography    
  • Accounting 
  • Computer Application Technology
  • Life Science 
  • Physical Sciences    
  • Business Studies
  • E.G.D
  • Visual Art
  • Information Technology
  • Speech and Drama

Grade 11 & Grade 12 (2018)

Compulsary Subjects

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

Subject Choices

  • Geography    
  • Accounting