SENIOR PHASE

 

LEARNING AREAS COVERED:

Literacy – English, Afrikaans and Xhosa
Numeracy – Mathematics, EMS
Natural Sciences
Human Social Sciences – History, Geography, Technology
Life skills – Life Orientation and Physical Education
Arts and Culture – Music, Art and Drama

 

HOMEWORK ROUTINE:

This is of value to pupils of all ages and helps them build on what they have already learnt in the classroom. Pupils in Grades 4 -7 have a Collegiate Homework Diary in which homework is recorded. Parents are to sign the diary daily after homework is completed.

 

ASSESSMENTS:

1st and 3rd term Assessments are sent to all parents, giving them an indication of how their daughter’s work habits and attitudes are progressing. Academic reports are issued at the end of 2nd and 4th terms

 

PUBLIC SPEAKING:

Skills and techniques are incorporated into the school curriculum. Girls in Grades 6 and 7 compete in a contest where prepared and unprepared topics are presented before an audience and adjudicators.

 

PROGRESSION TO HIGH SCHOOL:

Pupils are prepared for a variety of High Schools according to individual strengths and interests. At the end of the first term in Grade 7, schools best suited to pupils’ abilities are recommended to pupils and parents. Whilst Collegiate Junior is the main feeder school for Collegiate High School, progression is not automatic.

 

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