The IEB offers a range of subjects, including core subjects like Mathematics, Physical Sciences, English, and Life Sciences, as well as various elective subjects such as Accounting, History, Geography, and more. By offering a wide variety of subject options, students may pursue their areas of interest and develop expertise in specific fields. Below is an overview of the IEB subjects delivered at our school.
Accounting is taught as a practical subject. It requires a good command of mathematics and aims to establish a basic understanding of theoretical approaches and the ability and insight to apply these in practical situations.
Afrikaans First Additional Language may be taken by students in Grade 10. At the end of the course, students are expected to use the language more fluently, accurately and effectively in a broader range of situations.
Business Studies offers students the necessary knowledge and insight so that they are able to manage their own affairs. This course also aims to ensure students are well-equipped for meaningful involvement in the business world.
Computer Applications Technology (CAT) engages students in the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in an end-user applications environment. Students use multiple software programmes and are prepared for university-level courses.
Dance Studies is divided into three learning areas: Technique; Theory, and Choreography. Our students learn contemporary dance and undertake theoretical and practical assessments.
Dramatic Arts unlock the imagination and enhance students' ability to think critically and analytically. Dramatic Arts does not just teach subject content; it focuses on collective social consciousness, and the practical, writing, and collaborative learning skills gained can be applied to a number of professional roles.
English Home Language students start working towards the Grade 12 requirements from Grade 10. Our approach is to familiarise students with test and exam standards through the study of engaging, broad-ranging texts.
French Second Additional Language follows a communicative approach and targets practical skills, such as communicating while travelling, filling in forms, dealing with emails and faxes, sending and formulating everyday messages, and accessing a variety of contemporary texts.
French (SAL) is a content subject, and students with a strong work ethic do well. It is a particularly useful option for those who wish to pursue a career in the business world.
Geography is regarded as one of the most visual, varied, and vital subjects in our IEB curriculum. Geography uses specific environmental examples to develop skills that may be transferred into daily life, and encoMathematics, Economics, Biology, and History.
History offers blended learning and encourages students to apply a skills-based, self-directed learning approach. Through the use of technology and other resources, the course aims to develop the critical competencies of analysis, interpretation, evaluation and healthy debate.
Information Technology is centred upon programming in Java. The course has a significant theoretical component covering computer architecture, system software, algorithms, programming theory, data communications, and computer networks.
Life Orientation is a compulsory subject that has replaced the old "Guidance" period, as it was previously known. Students must engage with various relevant topics and issues that impact them and the world around them while demonstrating their understanding through assignments, tasks and tests.
Life Sciences aims to help students achieve three learning outcomes: The Scientific Method, Knowledge, and Science and Society. Students develop insight and critical thinking skills through exposure to relevant biological issues.
Mathematics is compulsory for students at all levels. There are two options available nationally: Mathematics Core and Mathematical Literacy. Both courses qualify a student for University entrance.
Music is an all-encompassing field in which the experience of learning an instrument is enhanced through harmonic understanding, aural appreciation and historical perspective.
Visual Arts is an exciting and challenging course that engages both the left and right brain. It comprises Visual Culture Studies, which looks at Art throughout the ages. This course is an excellent choice for students who want to learn a language of expression that engages them and inspires creativity.