Curriculum

Xhosa at The Grove

January 24, 2014 0 Comments
Xhosa at The Grove

At The Grove all pupils are taught the basic skills of a Xhosa conversation. We not only concentrate on the language itself but on providing a general knowledge of Xhosa as a culture, thus extending the children’s minds about the world and the people around them.

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Academic Overview

December 19, 2013 0 Comments
Academic Overview

The Grove is committed to excellence in education and seeks to produce children who are leaders – each in their own individual and unique way.

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Clubs

December 12, 2013 0 Comments
Clubs

Kids Lit Club An appreciation and study of literature for Grades 5 to 7.   Club members are selected to form teams for the annual Exclusive Books inter-school Lit Quiz for children aged 10-13. The Grove hosted the competition in 2013 and came second out of 28 teams. General Knowledge Open to pupils in Grades 5 […]

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Learning Support

December 12, 2013 0 Comments
Learning Support

The Grove recognises that children have different learning styles, strengths and abilities.  The school strives to enhance the social, emotional and academic needs of every child. The learning support team works alongside class teachers to provide opportunities for all children to experience success and aims to strengthen individual skills.  Support is continually reviewed to keep […]

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Visual Motor

December 12, 2013 0 Comments
Visual Motor

The Visual Motor Integration programme at The Grove was developed as a means to balance the increasingly sedentary lifestyle of the modern child. With the help and advice of other professionals, a constantly changing programme is being developed to cover the following areas: Grossmotor movements and body awareness Eye movements and hand/eye co-ordination Balance and […]

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Technology

December 12, 2013 0 Comments
Technology

Technology plays a vital role in the curriculum at The Grove from Grade 2 through to Grade 7.  It encompasses a number of learning areas: life skills, the sciences and mathematics. Our pupils are encouraged to become critical thinkers.  In doing so they improve their analytical skills and learn to solve problems systematically through hands […]

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Computers

December 12, 2013 0 Comments
Computers

Grade 2 and 3 have an hour lesson in the Computer Room once a week. Grades 1  have one hour every second week as their school day is much shorter. Each lesson is dedicated to learning a new computer skill and practicing some of the old ones. Usually the lessons are linked to what is […]

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Library

December 12, 2013 0 Comments
Library

The library at The Grove is a vibrant, busy and exciting place bursting with wonderful books. There are often queues of children wanting to swap and get the latest books at the issue desk before school starts in the morning, during breaks and at the end of the school day.  Literacy and information skills are […]

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Art

December 12, 2013 0 Comments
Art

The corridors of the Grove are decorated with the constantly changing artwork of our pupils – the result of time spent dedicated to art both in class and in our spacious Art Room. All pupils attend at least one art class a week, and we also have a popular extra-curricular Art Club. In addition, the […]

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Music at The Grove

December 12, 2013 0 Comments
Music at The Grove

Music is an integral part of The Grove , and our dedicated, enthusiastic and experienced teachers strive to develop a love of music across all styles of music, from classical to folk, jazz, African and rock.

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