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Meridian School

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Meridian Cosmo City High School

Academics

Meridian Cosmo City is an independent in Cosmo City, Randburg, that offers high-quality education for learners from Grade 8 to Grade 12. With small class sizes, dedicated teachers and focused sports and cultural activities, we try to ensure affordableschool fees without compromising our academic standards, 21st-century skills or enhanced curriculum. As a Meridian school, our school is managed by Curro as part of a joint venture with Old Mutual and the Public Investment Corporation.

 

Senior phase: Grade 8 and Grade 9

In these grades, we guide learners to adjust to a greater workload of higher intensity. With dedicated teachers and affordable school fees, our enhanced curriculum approach places great emphasis on problem-solving and individual thinking. Teaching takes place in English, but Afrikaans and isiZulu are offered as additional language options, and 21st-century skills is implemented in subjects such as Computer Studies and Technology. As a Meridian school, our learners also receive guidance when choosing their elective subjects at the end of Grade 9.

 

FET phase: Grade 10 to Grade 12

This phase prepares learners for the NSC examinations written at the end of Grade 12. However, through our enhanced curriculum we emphasise a greater world-readiness rather than a purely examination-driven approach. Our learners are taught to think innovatively, express their ideas and take charge of their own lives to be valued members of the community. Learners further benefit from having Afrikaans and isiZulu as additional language options, and 21st-century skills are implemented in subjects such as Physical Sciences and Computer Applications Technology (CAT).

See which subjects we offer on our fact sheet (see Downloads).

 

Additional subjects online

High-school learners can now extend their subject choices beyond what is offered at our school. Learners can choose from a wide range of subjects, and classes will take place during the school day in the form of live lessons with teachers. These subjects can be seen as an extension of our enhanced curriculum from which our learners already benefit. Find out which subjects are available, and gain more information about this personalised learning experience.

 

Meridian Cosmo City activities

Sports and cultural activities

As a Meridian school, we believe that participation in sports activities plays an important role in promoting health, discipline, self-confidence and community. Therefore, our focused activities are designed to help learners discover their inherent talents, or to broaden their exposure beyond their current reference framework. Some of our activities are aimed at boosting learners’ cognitive abilities, while others provide pure enjoyment. 

 

Value-added programmes

We also offer several value-added programmes, which are included in the affordable school fees, aimed at enriching learners’ academic experience and broadening their field of knowledge. These include the National School Quiz Championship (NSQC) as well as Mathematics and Science olympiads.

See which activities we offer on our fact sheet (see Downloads).

 

Meridian Cosmo City alumni

Curro Alumni aims to reconnect former matriculants with each other and keep them updated on developments within the Curro family. By treasuring our past, we can build our future together. We hope to build a meaningful and personal connection with our members by sharing their success stories and staying updated on their lives through social media.

Alumni members enjoy several benefits, including exclusive offers for their children at selected schools. View Curro Alumni’s website for more information.

Quick Facts

Language

English 

Grades

8 to 12

Matric exam

NSC

Class size

max 35 

Monthly fees

R2 670 – R2 800

Hours

07:20 – 14:30