Star College, Pretoria:
Star College is located in Pretoria in the north of Gauteng Province, approximately 65 km north of Johannesburg. Star College is a newly established English-speaking primary and secondary school with an international flavour, contributing to our high academic standards and providing both local and international students with a disciplined and positive learning experience. We try to endeavour a personalized academic approach. We follow the Curriculum of the Department of Education, with an in depth focus on mathematics, science and computer technology, providing students with a higher level of academic excellence.
Star College School follows the Curriculum of the South African Department of Education. In addition to that, we implement special Mathematics, Science & Computer programmes.
Education Programmes for Grades R (Reception year) - Grade 12:
* Pre-primary school programmes
* Primary school programmes
* Secondary school programmes
- The General Education and Training Phase (Grades 8 & 9)
- English (Home language)
- African Language
- Social Sciences (History & Geography)
- Economic and Management Sciences
- Arts and Culture
- Technology (Technology & Computer -ICDL)
- Life Orientation
The Further Education and Training Phase (Grades 10 to 12):
Grade 9 students, in consultation with their parents and the School, select a course of study comprising 7 subjects for their senior phase.
- English Home Language
- A First Additional Language ( Afrikaans or An African Language)
- Life Orientation
In addition, students must choose any THREE OR MORE subjects from the following list:
- Physical Science
- Engineering Graphics & Design (Technical Drawing)
- Life Sciences (Biology)
- Business Studies
- Information Technology (IT)
- Computer Application Technology (CAT)
- Additional Maths (Maths 3)
Throughout the year, our teachers prepare students to compete at International level in Olympiads, as we will be sending students abroad to compete at International Maths, Science and also Technology Olympiads.
We currently have the followiing Extra-Currivular activities available:
* Olympiad Studies
* Additional Maths
* Saturday Tuition
* Science Exhibitions
To accommodate parents working full days, the school provides aftercare for the primary students. After-school care starts at 12:15 and finishes at 17:00.