High School Overview

High School

The high standard of academic tuition takes priority at Curro Kathu, where learners are educated and equipped to be critical thinkers. Lateral thinking and the innovative application of skills are developed and encouraged through creative teaching methods.
Highly qualified educators at Curro Kathu make it their goal to enable learners to develop to their full potential in the academic field. Curro Kathu strives to prepare learners for a fast-changing world where they will be able to take their places, after matriculating, as worthy citizens of our country.

Senior phase subject offering:
• Afrikaans home language
• English additional language
• English home language
• Afrikaans additional language
• Mathematics
• Natural Sciences
• Social Sciences
• Economic and Management Sciences
• Technology
• Arts and Culture
• Life orientation

Further attributes within the phases that develop and stimulate learning:

  • Computer skills classes
  • Access to the internet for research purposes
  • Continuous assessment in the form of tasks, projects and class tests, set per term, to spread out assessments throughout the term.
  • Formal assessments twice a year in the form of examinations
  • Quarterly feedback to parents about learners’ progress in the form of reports
  • Quarterly parents' evenings to keep parents up to date and to discuss learners’ progress
  • Regular communication with parents regarding learner’s academic status and advice, as needed
  • Weekly reports given to parents about the behaviour of learner during the past week.
  • Gr 7 Academic tour, such as the upcoming visit to the Kruger National Park in 2017
  • Learning programmes that interest and motivate learners to give their best.
  • Specialised subject teaching from Grades 8 to 12
  • A formal prizegiving ceremony at the end of the year.