JUNIOR SCHOOL ACADEMICS
Our academic programme is both outcomes and skills-based, and nurtures problem-solving, critical and creative-thinking skills. We believe in whole-girl development and know that core skills such as music, art, drama and physical education are as important as academic skills and knowledge.
As a school that wholeheartedly embraces technological advancement, girls are not only encouraged to become computer literate but to actively use the technology at their disposal to access, analyse and summarise information.
Through our participation in the global Eco-Schools programme, the curriculum incorporates environmental education with hands-on projects like a butterfly and bird garden, tree trail and recycling initiatives being undertaken every year.
Girls learn both isiZulu and Afrikaans until their completion of Grade 5, before selecting one of these as a Senior School subject.
St Andrew’s has a fully-equipped therapy centre run by the school psychologists and a team of highly qualified therapists who form part of the staff body. They work alongside teachers and parents to enable each child to reach her full potential.