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 ACADEMICS 

 ACADEMICS 

ST GEORGE'S STUDENT ATTRIBUTES

As a Cambridge International School, St George’s upholds the Cambridge Student attributes which refer to five highly desirable habits in learning representing a combination of values, attitudes, motivation, empathy, knowledge and skills. These attributes are based on self-awareness and an understanding of the processes of learning and teaching, not just the outcomes. The Cambridge Student attributes are focused on learning as an activity.

 

ST GEORGE'S STUDENTS ARE

  • Confident in working with information and ideas – their own and those of others.

  • Responsible for themselves, responsive to and respectful of others.

  • Reflective as students, developing their ability to learn.

  • Innovative and equipped for new and future challenges

  • Engaged intellectually and socially, ready to make a difference

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Little St G Academics
Pre-Primary at St George's
PRE-PRIMARY

GRADE RR

Social & Emotional Development

  • Social Interaction

  • Relationships

  • Self-Regulation

  • Empathy & Caring

  • Self-worth and Spiritual Guidance

  • Work Ethic

  • Resilience

  • Social Awareness

 

Cognitive & Perceptual Development

  • Visual Perceptual Skills

  • Auditory Perceptual Skills

  • Physical Integration

  • Cognitive Skills

 

Physical Development

  • Gross Motor

  • Fine Motor

  • General

  • Motor Skills

 

Language Literacy (First Language - English)

  • Listening & Speaking

  • Phonemic Awareness

  • Developing an Awareness of Text & Incidental Reading

  • Pre-Writing Skills

  • Drawing

 

Numeracy

  • Number Concept Development

  • Patterns, Functions & Algebra

  • Space & Shape (Geometry)

  • Measurement

  • Data Handling

 

Knowledge & Skills

 

Creative Arts

  • Performing Arts

  • Visual Arts

  • Art Appreciation

CAMBRDIGE PRIMARY

GRADES R-3

Social & Emotional Development

  • Social Interaction

  • Relationships

  • Self-Regulation

  • Empathy and Spiritual Guidance

  • Work Ethic

  • Resilience

  • Social Awareness

  • Responsibility

 

Cognitive & Perceptual Development

  • Visual Perceptual Skills

  • Auditory Perceptual Skills

  • Physical Integration

  • Cognitive Skills

 

Physical Development

Gross Motor

Fine Motor

General

Sport & Gams

Motor Skills

 

Language Literacy (First Language - English)

  • Listening & Speaking

  • Phonics

  • Reading & Reviewing

  • Handwriting

  • Writing

 

Numeracy

  • Number Concept Development

  • Patterns, Functions & Algebra

  • Space & Shape (Geometry)

  • Measurement

  • Data Handling

  • Problem Solving

 

Knowledge & Skills

  • Afrikaans

  • Bible

  • Handwriting

  • Robotics

 

Creative Arts

  • Performing Arts

  • Visual Arts

  • Art Appreciation

CAMBRIDGE PRIMARY

GRADES 4-5

Compulsory

  • English 

  • Mathematics

  • Social Studies/Global Perspectives

  • Science (Biology, Physics and Chemistry)

 

Additional

  • Other Languages: Afrikaans & German Foreign Language (Gr 5)

  • Art & Design

  • Class Music

  • Cambridge ICT (Computers)

  • Robotics

  • Library

  • Motor Skills (Gr 4 only)

  • Physical Education 

  • Student Development/Life Skills

Prep School
CAMBRIDGE
LOWER SECONDARY

GRADE 6-8

Promotional subjects

  • English First Language 

  • Mathematics 

  • Sciences – Biology; Chemistry; Physics

  • Global Perspectives 

 

All students choose one of the following promotional subjects:  

  • Afrikaans or German 

 

Non-promotional subjects:

  • Art and Design

  • Digital Literacy

  • Physical Education

  • Wellbeing (Life Skills)

  • Music 

College
Cambridge Lower Secondary at St George's
Cambridge IGCSE at St George's
CAMBRIDGE UPPER SECONDARY (IGCSE)

GRADE 9-11

Compulsory

  • English First Language

  • Additional Language – Afrikaans or German 

  • Mathematics

4 Choice Subjects

  • Sciences – Biology; Chemistry; Physics

  • Humanities – Computer Science; Geography; Global Perspectives; Music; Art & Design

  • Business; Technical & Vocational – Accounting; Business Studies; Economics

Additional (Non-exam subjects)

  • Physical Education

  • Religious Education

Cambridge Advanced at St George's
CAMBRIDGE ADVANCED (AS LEVEL)

GRADE 12

  • Students may continue with a subject on AS level if the subject was taken on IGCSE level and passed with a minimum of a C symbol on extended level in the IGCSE exam.

  • The subject will be offered if a minimum of six students choose the subject. Four AS subjects per student are offered. Special conditions will apply if the student wishes to take more than four subjects, such as: 

  • Student must have passed with an average of a B symbol in the IGCSE exam;

  • If the time tables are able to accommodate the additional subject.

  • For external candidates to be admitted as full time students into Gr. 12 (AS):

  • C symbol average on IGCSE levelor 4 IGCSE subjects with a C symbol on extended level.

  • No English First Language on AS level will be offered to an external candidate.

A LEVEL

GRADE 13

Assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Middle School
WHY CAMBRIDGE?
Why Cambridge?
Grades 4-5
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