JUNIOR & SENIOR PRIMARY

The pursuit of academic excellence and the development of life-skills is an essential component of the school.  Michaelis Private School maintains very effective teacher pupil ratios enabling us to offer individual attention and install a positive work ethic in the pupils.  All teachers are registered with SACE (South African Council of Educators).  Annual excursions are arranged to complement the curriculum.  The subjects offered are in line with the CAPS Curriculum. The medium of teaching for all subjects is in English with a choice of German being taken in DaM (German mother-tongue at home) or DaF (English mother-tongue at home). At Michaelis Private School the latest technology is used in the classroom, each teacher has a laptop with access to high speed internet and each classroom makes use of an interactive whiteboard

Michaelis Private School is a registered IEB school, and is part of the Primary Schools Initiative. The Primary Schools Initiative aims to broaden the awareness of the importance of good teaching and assessment practices at primary school level. It wishes to establish a strong collaborative network of primary school educators who are fully conversant with local and global trends, developments and standards and to assist primary school teachers in embedding these in their daily classroom interactions with learners.

Our school is proud to be a member of the Independent Schools Association of South Africa.  The Independent Quality Assurance Agency evaluates the teaching and learning in our school every 5 years. This evaluation is a thorough and intense process ensuring our high quality education.

Michaelis Private School is also accredited by Umalusi.  Umalusi is the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training.  They are an official body that accredits private providers to offer particular qualifications on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) at levels 1-4.  

 ACADEMICS
  (CAPS Curriculum is followed... with a little extra)

FOUNDATION PHASE

 

Grade 1 to 3   

 

Subjects:

 

Numeracy

Literacy

  • German

  • English

Life Skills

 

Computers 4 Kids

School day:

Monday & Wednesday:

7h30 - 14h00

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

7h30 - 12h30

 

INTERMEDIATE PHASE

 

Grade 4 to 6   

 

Subjects:

 

Mathematics

English (Home Language)

German 

  • Home language

  • Foreign language

Afrikaans (First additional Language)

Natural Sciences & Tecnology

Social Sciences

Life Skills

 

Computers 4 Kids

 

School day:

Monday - Thursday:

7h30 - 14h00

Friday

7h30 - 13h00

 

SENIOR  PHASE

 

Grade 7   

 

Subjects:

 

Mathematics

English (Home Language)

German 

  • Home language

  • Foreign language

Afrikaans (First additional Language)

Natural Sciences & Tecnology

Social Sciences

Life Orientation

Economic Management Science

 

Computers 4 Kids

 

School day:

Monday - Thursday:

7h30 - 14h00

Friday

7h30 - 13h00

 

Our computer  lab offers the following:

​Computers 4 Kids

Cami Maths

Readers are Leaders

Rosetta stone (German Language Laboratory)

 

All of this said,

Michaelis is certainly THE  value for money private school in the Vryheid area! 

Invest in your child's future...

...choose MICHAELIS PRIVATE SCHOOL TODAY!