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Education Philosophy

Grey High School is a State school and, as such, follows the prescribed GET and FET curricula governing education in the country, although certain additional services are offered.

 

Aims

 

Objectives

 

Curriculum Overview

Grades 8 and 9

English Home Language
Afrikaans Home or Additional Language, or isiXhosa Additional Language (this is restricted to mother-tongue speakers)
Mathematics
Natural Sciences
Economic & Management Sciences
Social Sciences (incorporating History and Geography taught separately)
Life Orientation
Creative Arts
Technology
Information & Communications Technology (Knowledge Network®)
Music
Engineering Drawing
Art
isiXhosa 3rd Language
Supplementary English

 

Grades 10, 11 and 12

English Home Language
Afrikaans Home or Additional Language, or isiXhosa Additional Language (this is restricted to mother-tongue speakers)
Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy
Life Orientation
Information & Communications Technology (Knowledge Network®) – not available in Gr12
Three subjects selected from:

Physical Sciences;
Life Sciences;
History;
Geography;
Accounting;
Visual Arts;
Music;
Information Technology;
Computer Applications Technology;
Engineering Graphics and Design;
Business Studies
(the choice is subject to timetabling constraints)

 

Assessment

 

 

1st Term

 

2nd Term

 

3rd Term

 

4th Term

 

 

Grade 12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All grades are involved in a full schedule of common tests in almost all subjects

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All grades write internally-set examinations in all subjects, as well as controlled tests earlier in the term

Trial examination – a full set of external examinations in all subjects

Final examination – a full set of external examinations in all subjects

 

 

Grade 11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule of controlled tests


Promotion examinations – externally-set papers in all subjects

 

 

Grade 10

Promotion examinations – internal papers in all subjects

 

 

Grade 9

Promotion examinations – externally-set examinations + some internal examinations

 

 

Grade 8

Promotion examinations – internal papers in all subjects