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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Pre-Primary at St George's

Social & Emotional Development

  • Social Interaction
  • Relationships

  • Self-Regulation

  • Empathy & Caring

  • Self

  • 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

 

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

LITTLE ST GEORGIANS

GRADE 00-0

Social & Emotional Development

  • Social Interaction
  • Relationships

  • Self-Regulation

  • Empathy & Caring

  • Self

  • 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

  • Sport & Games

Language Literacy (First Language - English)

  • Listening & Speaking
  • Phonics

  • Reading & Reviewing

  • Writing

Language Literacy (Additional Language - Afrikaans)

  • Listening & Speaking
  • Phonics

  • Reading (Grade 3 only)

  • Writing (Grade 3 only)

 

Numeracy

  • Number Concept Development
  • Patterns, Functions & Algebra

  • Space & Shape (Geometry)

  • Measurement

  • Data Handling

  • Problem Solving

 

Knowledge & Skills

 

Creative Arts

  • Performing Arts
  • Visual Arts

  • Art Appreciation

LOWER PRIMARY

GRADE 1-3

UPPER PRIMARY

GRADE 4-7*

* Grade 7 follow the Cambridge Lower Secondary. For their subjects see the College Curriculum.

Compulsory

English 

Afrikaans

German Foreign Language (Gr. 5 - 7)

Mathematics

Social Studies

Science

 

Additional

Art & Design

Class Music

Cambridge ICT

Library

Motor Skills (Gr. 4 only)

Physical Education 

Religious Education

Student Development/Life Skills

 
CAMBRIDGE
LOWER SECONDARY

GRADE 8

Compulsory

  • English First Language

  • Additional Language – Afrikaans, German  

  • Mathematics

  • Chemistry

  • Physics

  • Biology

Additional (Non-exam subjects)

  • Art & Design

  • Music

  • Physical Education

  • Life Skills

  • Digital Intelligence (DI)

 
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

Students must achieve 55% in Gr 9 as a prerequisite to continue with Extended Level in Biology, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry.

  • Biology

  • Chemistry

  • Physics

  • Economics

  • Geography

  • Accounting

  • Art & Design

  • Music

  • Business Studies

  • Computer Science

Additional (Non-exam subjects)

  • Physical Education

  • Life Skills

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

GRADE 12

  • Students take a minimum of 4 subjects provided a minimum of a 'C' is achieved in the IGCSE examination.

A LEVEL

GRADE 13

Students must achieve an A in AS Level to be able to take a subject on A Level. 

Subjects offered: Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.

PRIVATE CANDIDATES FOR CAMBRIDGE EXAMS

LETTER

SUBJECTS

ENTRY FORM

Information letter about the registration of private candidates at our examination cetre.

Subject codes and options offered for IGCSE, AS Level and A Level

 Once you have decided to enter as a private candidate please download the entry form. E-mail the completed entry form with your proof of payment to colrecep@stgeorgesnamibia.com

 
WHY CAMBRIDGE?