ACADEMIC

King Edward VII School is a secondary school that offers the general pathway to obtain a National Senior Certificate (NSC).  This examination is based on a curriculum for Grades 10 – 12.  "

  • GRADES 8 AND 9 GENERAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING – 'GET' PHASE

    In the General Education and Training (GET) phase, Grade 9 is the end of the compulsory phase of schooling. Education in this band aims at providing learners with the basic competencies or a broad foundation of knowledge, skills, values and attitudes needed for lifelong learning.

    King Edward VII School’s compulsory subjects for Grade 8 and 9 learners is as follows:

    • Home Language (English)
    • 1st Additional Language: Afrikaans or isiZulu
    • Mathematics
    • Natural Sciences
    • Social Sciences
    • Creative Arts
    • Economic Management Sciences
    • Life Orientation
  • GRADES 10, 11 AND 12 (FURTHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING – 'FET' PHASE)

    At the end of Grade 9 learners must choose seven subjects for Grades 10 – 12.

    Four core (compulsory) subjects

    1. Home Language (English)
    2. First Additional Language (Afrikaans or isiZulu)
    3. Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy
    4. Life Orientation

    3 elective subjects from this list

    • Accounting
    • Business Studies
    • Engineering Graphics and Design
    • Geography
    • History
    • Information Technology
    • Life Sciences
    • Physical Sciences
    • Visual Arts

    Minimum NSC requirements for further studies relating to Higher Certificate, Diploma and Bachelor Studies

    Bachelor’s degree pass requirements

    • At least 40% for your Home Language
    • At least 50% for four other subjects
    • At least 30% for two other subjects

    Diploma pass requirements

    • At least 40% for your Home Language
    • At least 40% for three other subjects (Four, including your home language.)
    • At least 30% for two other subjects

    Higher certificate pass requirements

    • At least 40% in your Home Language
    • At least 40% in two other subjects
    • At least 30% for three other subjects
  • ACADEMIC AWARDS

    COLOURS & MEDALS

    Colours - Senior Phase

    2020 Academic Colours Left to RightTop Row:  Jake Pritz, Bronson Mills, Lythe Pillay, Kyle Hooper, Armando AbelhoMiddle Row: Farhan Khan, Jacques Meyer, Joshua King, William MarketosFront Row:  Philip van Staden, Dorion Ross, Rohan Chhika, Jason Vermeulen, Glen Mc Kenzie

     

    Medals - Junior phase

  • ACADEMIC FACILITIES

    School Library

    The King Edward VII School’s ‘state of the art’ Mathematics Centre is a top class facility that was made possible by the `The Victor Daitz Foundation` and Èdgar Droste Trust`

    This facility houses the Mathematics Department & the hockey pavilion.

    Mathematics Centre

  • EXECUTIVES, DIRECTORS AND SUBJECT HEADS

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