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Academic Overview - Acacia Park Primary School - Good Wood, Cape Town

  • We offer academic subjects that are in tandem with CAPS, as envisaged by the Department of Education.
  • Our Staff is CAPS trained in order to deliver instruction effectively and efficiently. This is done professionally, profoundly and proficiently in the best interest of the learners.
  • In order to cater and equip all our learners from different Socio –economic backgrounds, and be practically oriented, we have a vibrant CAMI MATHS AND ENGLISH PROGRAMME for Grade 1 to Grade 7.
  • It is done on a weekly basis and appears on the time table. Our belief is ‘Catch them young’.
  • Due to strong leadership and teamwork, our academic pass rate has taken a sharp increase in both Systemic and ANA examinations over the past three years.
  • The Grade 3 and 6 learners have been awarded for substantial improvement in Systemic examination, invigilated and administered by WECD.
  • In order to honour and reward academic excellence, the school, on a yearly basis, award learners for top performance at our Prize –giving evenings in November.
  • We have a Learning Support Team that help learners who struggle with school work. Special time is allocated to assist the learners with various academic barriers.
  • Baseline Assessments in both Mathematics and English are carried out over a period of two weeks in January of each year, in order to identify the learners facing difficulty, as well as discover other strengths and weaknesses that exist amongst learners.
  • To improve the cognitive ability of our learners and create a culture of reading, we boast of a functional library where learners read and carry out research.
  • Excursions are undertaken from grade 1 to 7, in order to fulfil the Academic, Social and Practical aspects that meet the demands of the 21st century.