High

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Progress Assessment and Recognition

​Learners are formally evaluated on a regular basis. Continuous assessment plays an important role in our evaluation structures. A progress report is given at the end of each term.
Subject Offering

Grade 7-9

English HL

Afrikaans FAL

Mathematics

Technology

Natural Sciences

Arts & Culture

Social Sciences

Life Skills

Subject Offering

Grade 10-12

Compulsory Subjects

​It is COMPULSORY for all Grade 10, 11 and 12 learners to take the following subjects:
Subject
Description
Accounting
About financial record keeping, various financial records, management accounting and the management of financial resources, and ethics in financial matters.
Geography​
About the physical and human processes and spatial patterns on Earth. One will make sense of the complex world that is being influenced by many different forces, such as environmental deterioration and movement of people.
Life Sciences ​
About physiology and anatomy, diseases, cells and tissues, ecology and population dynamics, biotechnology, biodiversity and medical techniques, biochemistry, ethics or science, evolution and genetics.
​Computer Application Technology
About Information and Communication Technology (ICT) which includes basic concepts of hardware, software and networks, advanced word processing, spreadsheets, databases presentation skills, communication modes and tools.
Business Studies
About the business environment, business opportunities, business roles and functions of business.
​Drama 
​It encompasses a range of performance modes across a variety of media and within a diversity of cultural and social contexts. 
Economics
​About the micro and macro economy, development economy and other economic issues.
​Physical Science 
​How to investigate physical and chemical phenomena through scientific inquiry. By applying specific models, theories and laws one learns how to explain and predict events in our physical environment.
​Tourism
​How to meet the needs and expectations of travellers and develop insight into tourism practices and socio-economic growth.

Choice Subjects

The learner has a CHOICE OF THREE from the following different subjects:
Subject
Description
Accounting
About financial record keeping, various financial records, management accounting and the management of financial resources, and ethics in financial matters.
Geography​
About the physical and human processes and spatial patterns on Earth. One will make sense of the complex world that is being influenced by many different forces, such as environmental deterioration and movement of people.
Life Sciences ​
About physiology and anatomy, diseases, cells and tissues, ecology and population dynamics, biotechnology, biodiversity and medical techniques, biochemistry, ethics or science, evolution and genetics.
​Computer Application Technology
About Information and Communication Technology (ICT) which includes basic concepts of hardware, software and networks, advanced word processing, spreadsheets, databases presentation skills, communication modes and tools.
Business Studies
About the business environment, business opportunities, business roles and functions of business.
​Drama 
​It encompasses a range of performance modes across a variety of media and within a diversity of cultural and social contexts. 
Economics
​About the micro and macro economy, development economy and other economic issues.
​Physical Science 
​How to investigate physical and chemical phenomena through scientific inquiry. By applying specific models, theories and laws one learns how to explain and predict events in our physical environment.
​Tourism
​How to meet the needs and expectations of travellers and develop insight into tourism practices and socio-economic growth.
Student Learning Support

Support Services

The school provides additional support to learners who struggle mastering their school work. Each of the schools has a School care program which is responsible for managing support services rendered by the school. In some circumstances support services might have to be delivered at additional financial costs to the parent.
​Psychological evaluation (might be at an additional cost)
​Counselling
​Learner support system (might be at an additional cost)
​Additional classes
​Career guidance
​Subject choice guidance
​Spiritual guidance
Leadership development programme
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Culture

​Edendale High School offers a variety of cultural activities a learner can participate in. The cultural activities and their availability are as follows:​

Drama teacher leading students holding booklets

Choir

Year round

Reduces stress
Provide health benefits
Promotes teamwork and cooperation
Positive mentors
Increase social interaction

Youth Arts Festival

Year round

Fostering community pride
Increased social interaction
Promotes fun and festivity
​Strengthens relationships

Cultural Evening

Term 3

Strengthens relationships
Learn new skills
Express emotions
Boosts confidence
Increase social interaction

Eisteddfod

Term 1 & Term 2 - pre-season ​Term 3

Speech / Drama / Dance
Establish a success mindset
Improves presentation skills
​Develops social skills

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Sport

Edendale High School offers a wide variety of sport activities learners can participate in. ​The activities and their availability are as follows:​

Soccer

Athletics

Term 1 & Term 4

Improves Fitness
Promotes teamwork and cooperation
Positive mentors
Establishes a success mindset
Improves time management skills
Improve cognitive functionality

Chess

Term 1 & Term 2

Improves concentration
Promotes critical thinking
Develop strategic mindset
Improves memory capabilities
Teaches planning and fore sight
Improves attention span

Netball

Term 1 & Term 2

Establish a team attitude
Enhance sense of responsibility
Help with time management
Improve problem solving
Patience
Hand eye coordination
Social interaction

Soccer

Term 1 & Term 2

Help kids stay fit and healthy
Great exercise that improves cardio vascular health
Increase coordination
Improves strength
Enhances flexibility
Increase gross motor skills
Increase focus and attention
Enhances social connections and interactions
Allows friendly competition

Rugby

Term 3

Increase physical fitness
Develop team-building skills
Help build resilience
Help develop social skills
Helps reduce stress
​Establish a team attitude

Volleyball

Term 1 & Term 2

Promotes teamwork and cooperation
Increase physical fitness
Develop team-building skills
Hand eye coordination
Social interaction
Help develop social skills
Helps reduce stress