Our Academics

  • Highly motivated teachers

  • Smaller classes

  • Stimulating assessment tasks

  • A computer lab

  • A well-resourced library

  • Top ten recognition in each grade

  • Regular and meaningful feedback to students and parents

Foundation Phase

This department caters for students from Grade R to 3. There are eight foundation phase teachers, two per grade, and the curriculum consists of Home Language (English), Mathematics, Life Skills (including art, music and drama), with the addition of First Additional Language (Afrikaans) for Grades 1 to 3. Reports are issued at the end of every term and parent-teacher meetings are held in the first three terms.

Class teachers are assisted by specialist teachers in music, drama, art, computer literacy and physical education.

Intermediate Phase

This department caters for students from Grade 4 to 6. There are six Intermediate Phase Teachers, two per grade, and the curriculum consists of Home Languages (English and Afrikaans), Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology, Life Skills (personal well-being, performing and visual art and physical education) and Social Sciences (History and Geography). Reports are issued at the end of every term and parent-teacher meetings are held in the first three terms.

Class teachers are assisted by specialist teachers in music, drama, art, computer literacy and physical education.

Senior Phase

This department caters for students in Grade 7. There are two Senior Phase teachers and the curriculum consists of Home Languages (English and Afrikaans), Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Design and Technology, Life Skills (Personal Well-Being, Performing and Visual Art and Physical Education) and Social Sciences (History and Geography). Reports are issued at the end of every term and parent-teacher meetings are held in the first three terms.

Class teachers are assisted by specialist teachers in music, drama, art, computer literacy and physical education.

Academic Awards

Every term the top ten students in each grade are awarded a badge and a certificate in a  special assembly.

Top academic achievers are awarded at the annual awards evening in the fourth term. Outstanding sports and cultural achievements are also acknowledged here.

Overview

Learning and teaching at TKPS is aligned to meet the requirements of the Curriculum and Assessments Policy Statement (CAPS). Our academic approach is holistic and we strive to provide students with a well-balanced school programme that includes involvement in sport, the arts, and free play. Our teachers are specilaised and dedicated to helping each child reach their full potential. The academic experience is further supported by:

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Belle Ombre Road, Tamboerskloof, Cape Town, 8001