Curriculum

Bertharry English Private School offers the national curriculum, Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS). With all the subjects aligned to CAPS, the Grade 12s do write the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations.

English is the Home language, the Language of Learning and Teaching (LoLT) at the institution. We offer Afrikaans, iSizulu and Sepedi as First Additional Languages. Others subjects that are offered are Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Mathematical Literacy, Life Sciences, Social Sciences, Business Studies, Accounting, Economics, Tourism, Geography, History, Natural Sciences, Life Orientation, Creative Arts, Numeracy, EMS, Literacy, Life Skills, Technology and Agricultural Sciences.

In all the years the school has achieved more than the Provincial and National Averages in this assessment. The School’s National Senior Certificate performance has been outstanding each year. Some of the learners have achieved distinctions in some subjects they wrote.

The NSC achievement in the past five years

The school received a certificate of excellence for the improvement they made in the 2015 Matriculation results. This certificate has been issued by the City of Ekurhuleni.

In the year 2019, the school participated in the schools’ History competition in which we managed to reach the finals stage at the national level. The School represented the whole Gauteng province at the national level.

In the same year, 2019, the primary school drama group emerged as the overall best in the drama competition that was organised by the Ekurhuleni Manucipality.

In the 2020 NSC examinations, two of our educators were recognised, and awarded the best educators certificates in their respective subjects by the Ekurhuleni North District. In the same 2020 exams, one of our learners was awarded the District’s Top Student award in Agricultural Sciences and Tourism.