Academics

INTERMEDIATE PHASE

Intermediate phase

  • Afrikaans as home language
  • English as home language
  • Afrikaans as first additional language
  • English as first additional language
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Sciences and Technology (Robotics)
  • Social Sciences: Geography and History
  • Arts
  • Information Technology
  • Life Skills
  • Xhosa

Additional information on the intermediate-phase curriculum

  • IT classes and access to the internet for research
  • Formal assessments in the form of exams twice a year
  • Parent/educator discussions three times a year  on occasion learners accompany their parents to discuss their progress and to draw up a joint development plan
  • Participation in various types of sport
  • Entrepreneurs' day to promote learners' marketing skills (Grade 6)
  • An annual camp for the Grade 6s to create an awareness of our environment  life skills such as leadership and group work are also focused on
  • Outings in conjunction with the curriculum work covered in class
  • A learning programme with content that is integrated with the curriculum
  • Enrichment work
  • A reading and spelling programme as priority in the intermediate phase
  • Participation in the eisteddfod
  • 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
  • Participation in Olympiads
  • Participation in IEB core skills test (Grades 4 to 6)
  • Leadership skills development programmes
  • Living Maths
  • IBT tests
  • Art Club
  • Learner discussions twice a year
  • Group meetings with therapists and parents regarding their child’s progress