The Curriculum

General Education and Training (GET) level:  (Grades 8 and 9)

Alex follows an Outcomes Based curriculum for our junior phase. The curriculum is carefully structured around creating tangible growth in 10 key subject areas that lay comprehensive foundations for FET level subjects.

Grades 8 and 9

(All subjects are compulsory)

·         English Home Language

·         Afrikaans First Additional Language

·         IsiZulu First Additional Language

·         Mathematics

·         Natural Science (Physical Sciences & Life Sciences)

·         Human and Social Studies (History & Geography)

·         Economic Management Sciences (Accounting and Economics)

·         Arts and Culture (Dramatic and Visual Arts)

·         Life Orientation

·         Technology (Engineering & Graphic Design and Computer Literacy)


Further Education and Training (FET) level:  (Grades 10 to 12)

Learners are required to do at least seven subjects to obtain their school-leaving certificates. We give our learners a vast scope of subjects to chose from to allow them to develop themselves academically in a number of areas.

Learners are required to select one subject from each of the following lines:

Subject Line

Subject Options

Line 1

English (Home Language)

Line 2

Afrikaans (First Additional), IsiZulu (Home Language), IsiZulu (First Additional)

Line 3

Life Orientation

Line 4

Mathematics, Mathematical Literacy

Line 5

Physical Sciences, Business Studies, Life Sciences

Line 6

Life Sciences, History, Engineering & Graphics Design, HoCa (Hospitality & Catering)

Line 7

Visual Arts, Dramatic Arts, Information Technology (IT), Computer Applications Technology (CAT), Geography, Business Studies, Accounting