Pre-Primary (Gr. 00 & Gr. 0)
These phases feed children through to Grade 1. In Gr. 00 the emphasis is on school readiness. The programme covered in both sections includes the following:
- Creative Work: Cutting, sticking, painting, drawing, sewing, baking – all of which enhance fine-motor co-ordination.
- Rings: Telling of news, nature and interest discussions, Bible stories, music, physical education, perceptual games and memory development.
- Free Play: Water, sand and imaginary play, home corner, construction toys, large apparatus.
- Language: Language development and developmental skills learnt through discussion, informal interaction, songs, rhymes, discrimination, memory, integration and synthesis.
Lower Primary (Gr. 1, 2 & 3)
- English Language Work including Reading
- Literature Studies
- Writing Skills and Rhythmic Writing
- Environmental Education
- Afrikaans introduced as second language in Gr. 1 through stories, poetry, games and songs.
- Art & Pottery – to encourage creativity and develop fine motor skills and co-ordination.
- Computer Studies – introductory level with small groups. Focus is mainly on early reading and numerical skills.
- Religious Education – Bible stories and life lessons
- Motor Skills
Upper Primary (Gr. 4, 5 6 & 7)
- English Language – including group and independent reading, literature studies, film studies and writing skills.
- Social Studies – The core Namibian syllabus is used with extension work to expand knowledge in Geography and History.
- Natural Science and Health Education – The core syllabus is used and is extended to incorporate exposure.
- Art – In addition to drawing, also includes pottery, tie dying, stone carving and block printing.
- Computer Studies – emphasis is on pupils becoming computer literate.
- German – Introduced from Gr. 5 and focuses on communication and vocabulary development.
- Afrikaans – Compulsory and offered on 1st language and basic level. Emphasis is on developing writing, reading and communication skills.
- Physical Education
- Class Music
- Religious Education