Academics

FOUNDATION PHASE

Foundation phase

  • Mathematics
  • Languages
  • Life Skills, which focuses on beginning knowledge and personal and social wellbeing as well as creative arts and physical education; this learning area also caters for computers and art

Additional information on the foundation-phase curriculum:

  • Participation in all sports offered at the school
  • Reading programme followed intensively
  • Eisteddfod participation
  • Participation in the annual countrywide Junior Olympiad (Conquesta)
  • Continuous assessment in all subjects
  • Cross assessment in all grades to ensure a high standard of education
  • Parent meetings three times a year to discuss progress of learners
  • A formal progress report to show parents the criteria achieved during the term
  • An Evening of Excellence function at which EVERY learner receives recognition for the work done during the academic year, recognition for sport and cultural achievements
  • IT classes once a week that are integrated with the curriculum
  • Outings to various educational places that integrate with themes covered in class
  • KDA once a week to develop motor skills and general physical development of learner
  • Robotics
  • Soetlief (private)
  • Experi Lab (private)
  • Audio blocks (private)
  • Learner discussions twice a year
  • Group meetings with therapists
  • Art Club (Grades 2 and 3)