Primary

About Edendale SchooL - primary

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 1-3

English HL

Afrikaans FAL

Mathematics

Life Skills

All Grade 1-3 learners have a period for Bible studies.

Grade 4-6

English HL

Afrikaans FAL

Mathematics

Natural Sciences & Technology

Social Sciences

Life Skills

All Grade 4-6 learners have a period for Bible studies and Youth lessons.
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.

Spiritual guidance
Additional classes​
​Speech therapy (at an additional cost)
​Psychological evaluation or therapy (at an additional cost)
​Remedial teaching
Occupational Therapy (at an additional cost)

About Edendale SchooL - primary

Culture

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

Kid Actors on Stage in Theater with Drama Teacher

Cultural Evening

Term 3

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

Drum Majorettes

Term 2 | Term 3 | Term 4

Reduces tension & stress
Promotes teamwork and cooperation
Positive mentors
Increase social interaction

Newspaper

Term 2 | Term 4

Provides objective experience
Increase social interaction
Teaches responsibility
Promotes curiosity

Junior & Senior Choir​

Term 1 | Term 2 | Term 3

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

Speech Choir

Term 2 | Term 3

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

Youth Arts Festival

Term 2 Pre-Season | ​Term 3

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

About Edendale SchooL - primary

Sport

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

Little swimmers leaning at poolside

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

Year round

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

Netball

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 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

Swimming

Term 1

Builds tone in children
Improves balance
Great exercise that improves cardio vascular health
Improves mental and emotional health
Increase stamina
Improves strength and flexibility

Cross Country

Term 2 & Term 3

Improves stamina
Develop mental strength
Provides great exercise
Relieve stress
Improves child health