Academic Studies

Academic Studies & Languages

Classroom Scene


The Wykeham Collegiate follows the national curriculum of South Africa and writes the examinations of the Independent Examinations Board (IEB)
Languages
We are an English medium school and English Home Language is a compulsory Grade 12 subject. Girls seeking additional extension in English, may take Advanced Programme English from Grade 11. Afrikaans and isiZulu are offered at First Additional Language level. Languages at Second Additional Language level are available but are at extra cost to parents.

Mathematics

Well equipped IT Labs


Both Core Mathematics and Mathematical Literacy are offered from Grade 10 onwards and in Grade 8 and 9, all girls study Core Mathematics.

For girls with sound Mathematical ability, Advanced Programme Mathematics is also offered from Grade 10 and is recommended for those girls considering careers in Health Sciences, Accounting Sciences and Engineering disciplines.

Sciences & Social Studies

Life Sciences Prac


In addition to languages and Mathematics, the subjects offered for study from Grade 8 through to Grade 12 are:

- Physical Science and Life Sciences
- Geography and History
- Dramatic Art, Vistual Art and Music
- Accounting and Business Studies
- Consumer Studies
- Computer Applications Technology (CAT)
- Sport and Exercise Science

Sport & Exercise Science

Sports Science girls at Prime Gym


TWC is one of only a few schools in South Africa to offer this subject from Grade 10 to 12.

Apart from the academic requirements of the course which include physiology, anatomy and several sports-orientated areas of study, the girls also become qualified coaches in several sports, do first aid courses, strapping courses and several other sports-related qualifications.

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