Michaelhouse, Balgowan is one of the best high schools in Pietermaritzburg. We have gathered information’s about Courses offered, Application, How to Apply and Contact Details below.
Michaelhouse Courses Offered
General Education and Training (GET):
Grades 8 and 9 do all compulsory subjects, plus a choice of Isixhosa, French, Visual Arts and
Afrikaans Additional Language (GET) First Additional Language Afrikaans
AP Maths (GET) Introductory course in calculus
Creative Arts (GET) Introduction to visual arts, music and dramatic arts
Digital Technology (GET) The use of computers, applications and Internet technologies to enable users to create and manage information and solve real life problems using end user applications, computational thinking and coding.
Economic Management Science (GET)Introduction to business studies and accounting
English Home Language (GET)Home Language English
Guidance (GET)In addition to the Life Orientation programme
isiXhosa First Additional Language (GET)First Additional Language isiXhosa
Life Orientation (GET)Holistic development of pupils, including social, personal, intellectual, emotional, spiritual and physical
Mathematics (GET)This is the science that deals with the logic of shape, quantity and arrangement
Music Additional Subject (GET)An opportunity for a pupil to learn to play a musical instrument from the wide variety of instruments on offer. This is the portal for contribution to the extensive band program.
Natural Sciences (GET)A branch of science which deals with the physical world, e.g. physics, chemistry, geology, biology
Social Sciences (GET)The scientific study of human society and social relationships: introductory history and geography
Further Education and Training (FET)
Grades 10, 11 and 12 complete the following compulsory subjects: English (Home Language), Afrikaans (1st Additional Language) or Isixhosa (1st Additional Language), Mathematics or Maths Literacy and Life Orientation
Choice Subjects to make up seven subjects: Physical Science, Life Science, Music, French (1nd Additional), Geography, History, Visual Arts, Economics, Accounting, Information Technology.
Cambridge GCSE, ‘AS’ and ‘A’ Levels.
In addition to the normal FET Curriculum, senior SACS students may choose to take GCSE in Maths and A-level Cambridge subjects in English, Mathematics, Biology or Chemistry. The students will commence these in their Grade 8 year for GCSE Maths and Grade 10 year and
complete in May of their Grade 12 Year.
Disclaimer: Contact the school to make sure all the available courses are offered before applying for your wards.
Anyone wishing to apply for any Grade is invited to read the documents below. Your application will be placed on the waiting list.
The admissions policy, the payment of school fees and the Notice of address document must be read and understood before you proceed to the application process. What will you need in order to apply?
- An email account
- ID document of the child
- ID documents of the parents/guardians
- Proof of address
- The most recent report for the child
Follow this link to start the application process, you will need an ID number and an email address in order to complete the process. Please do not submit multiple applications for the same child.
Michaelhouse Contact Details
Feel free to contact us using the web form provided below or you can contact our office at:
- General School: +27 33 234 1000
- Admissions: +27 33 234 1141
- Old Boys’ Club: +27 33 234 1167