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ACADEMICS

Academics in St Benedict's College

Few schools can compare with St Benedict's and the school's consistently outstanding matric results over many years. With its integrated approach towards academics, religion, sport and culture, the College has become increasingly well known for the exceptional calibre of its pupils - not only for their academic and sporting achievements but also for their integrity, dedication and leadership.

S.A. National Curriculum

St Benedict's follows the S.A. National Curriculum from Reception in Grade R through to Matriculation in Grade.12. In Grade12, boys write the National Senior Certificate Examination of the Independent Examinations Board.

Wide choice of subjects

Dramatic Arts and Music complement the school's traditional focus on Mathematics, Science and Information Technology. A large percentage of our matriculants also write final examinations in Advance Programme Maths and English.

Excellent Results

In Mathematics, Science and Information Technology our boys generally excel - and as a result achieve brilliant academic results in the IEB matriculation examinations.

100% Pass Rate

There has been no failure at the matriculation level since 1974, the University Entrance pass rate of our boys is generally of the order of 95% and each year our boys feature on the IEB Commendable and Outstanding Achievers' Lists!

Ensuring ongoing success

Computational Thinking, Project Based Learning and Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM) are being integrated into the Grade 8 and Grade 9 curriculum, critical skills to be successful in the 21st century workforce.

Research and development

Our teachers are involved with constant research and development into improving teaching and learning.

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