JUNIORS' SUBJECTS

We offer the following subject choices for Grade 8 and 9 learners:

Compulsory Subjects:

The following subjects are compulsory and MUST be taken in Grade 8 and 9:

  1. Afrikaans Huistaal or Afrikaans First Additional Language

  2. English Home Language or Engels Eerste Addisionele Taal

  3. Mathematics

  4. Life Orientation

  5. Technology

  6. Economic and Management Sciences

  7. Natural Sciences

  8. Social Sciences

  9. Computer Application Technology (Reading Rocket and Maths Muncher)

Choice Subjects:

I addition to the 9 compulsory subjects, another two art choice subjects must be selected in Grade 8 and 9 in order to be promoted to the next phase.  These two subjects will be indicated as FIRST CHOICE and SECOND CHOICE. Both first and second choice must be taken as subjects in Grade 8 and 9, as per the national curriculum.  The aim of this is to expose the learner to more than one art discipline in order to make an informed decision in Grade 10, should the learner wish to follow the art stream. 

 

A learner must choose two of the following art subjects, but only audition for ONE:

  1. Dance Studies

  2. Dramatic Arts

  3. Music

  4. Visual Art or Design (Take note that a learner may not choose these two subjects together as choice 1 and choice 2, since they fall within the same group.  A learner must choose either Visual Art OR Design) 

As a special service, we now also offer Reading Rocket  and Maths Muncher free of charge to our Grade 8 and 9 learners.  This excellent program is offered in our state-of-the-art computer laboratory and  improves a learner’s reading and Mathematical skills dramatically. 

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