St Andrew’s has a very proud academic record. Smaller classes enable the school’s teachers to give their personal attention to every boy.
Among all-boys government schools, St Andrew’s is one of only four boys’ schools in the country to achieve a 100 percent pass rate for more than five consecutive years. In fact, the school has had a 100 percent pass rate for 27 years in succession. The school with the second longest streak has managed it for 12 years.
St Andrew’s follows the CAPS syllabus and offers a diverse list of subjects up to Matric level. Matric subjects are chosen in Grade 9 for implementation from Grade 10.
The school offers a choice of 16 subjects, while additional subjects may be catered for with permission from the Department of Education.
Subjects: English HL, Afrikaans FAL and Sesotho FAL, Mathematics, Mathematical Literacy, Life Orientation, Accounting, Physical Science, Life Science, Information Technology, Computer Applications Technology, Visual Art, History, Geography, Agricultural Science, Tourism. An eighth subject, may be taken with permission from the Department of Education and are offered after hours.
Compulsory Subject choices:
From Grade 7 – 9, the following subjects are compulsory; English, Afrikaans/Sesotho, Maths, EMS, Geography, History, Science, Biology, Technology, Life Orientation.