Senior preparatory (Grades 4 to 7)

Kingfisher’s preparatory school phase is split into junior preparatory (grades 1 to 3) and senior preparatory (grades 4 to 7).

Subjects

Learners in the senior preparatory school study the following subjects:

Grade 4 – 6

  • Languages: English & Afrikaans
  • Mathematics
  • Science and  Technology
  • Computer Technology
  • Social Sciences: History & Geography
  • Life Skills: Creative Arts, Physical Education, Personal & Social Welbeing
  • Bible Education

Grade 7

  • Languages: English & Afrikaans
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Science
  • Social Science
  • Technology
  • Economic Management Science
  • Life Orientation
  • Arts & Culture

Curriculum

Kingfisher Private School follows the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statements (CAPS), but is committed to extending and enriching the content as to develop critical thinking skills and other competencies required for our learners to live in a rapidly changing world.

Assessment

A policy of formal and continuous assessment is followed with all tasks and assignments assessed. Tests, examinations and assignments are structured to include all levels of thinking.

A report is sent home each term. Included in the report are assessment gradings for every subject and evaluation of specific critical outcomes, as well as of homework, responsibility and work ethic.

Prize giving

The School has prize giving once a year, where learners are acknowledged for their hard work.

Sports

Various sport are offered at Kingfisher Private School, and this changes seasonally. See the Extra Mural timetable every term for the applicable sport.

Special events/trips

All senior preparatory pupils go on an educational trip lasting two to three days to various destinations such as Moholoholo, Blyde Adventure Camp or Pilgrims Rest.

Life Skills and Economic Management Science (EMS) excursions include visits to the bank and a supermarket.
Presentations are made to the learners as part of EMS by brokers, bank representatives and delegates from service organisations, eg Round Table.