High School Curriculum

High School at Ambleside School of Hout Bay

The Ambleside teaching methodology is applied in all grades, with teachers using narration and open-ended questions to guide and direct students as they speak and write.

Subjects in Grade 8 and 9

We use the curriculum developed by Ambleside Schools International, adapted for South African requirements and in alignment with CAPS, offering a broad range of topics integrated into the curriculum including:

  • Bible
  • Spiritual Classics
  • Citizenship
  • Nature Study
  • Composer Study
  • Picture Study

Subjects in Grades 10 – 12

We are aligned with the requirements of the IEB, in preparation for our Grade 12 students to write the IEB National Senior Certificate examinations.

Compulsory Subjects

  • English First Language
  • Afrikaans First Additional Language
  • Mathematics 
  • Life Orientation

Elective Subjects

  • Physical Science
  • Life Sciences
  • History
  • Art 
  • Geography