Academics

Allen Glen High school offers a wide choice of subjects which affords our learners excellent opportunity to identify potential fields of study and careers.

Grades 8 and 9 follow the compulsory curriculum of the National Department of Education and must take :

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Mathematics
  • Life Orientation
  • Creative Arts
  • Social Sciences
  • Natural Sciences
  • Economic Management Sciences
  • Technology

 

Grades 10, 11 and 12 have four compulsory subjects :

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Life Orientation
  • Mathematics OR Mathematical Literacy 

In addition, they must select three of the following : 

  • Life Sciences
  • Physical Science
  • Accounting
  • Economics 
  • Business Studies
  • Computer Applications Technology
  • Engineering Graphics and Design
  • Geography
  • History 
  • Visual Art
  • Design 
  • Consumer Studies


Class sizes in the junior phase are between 28 and 30 learners, ensuring that each individual is given a fair opportunity for learning in a focused environment. Grade 10 – 12 classes are smaller in number. Most classrooms have interactive whiteboards allowing educators an opportunity to provide out-of-the-box lessons by merging traditional and innovative visual methods.