Curriculum

Bright Star Christian Learning Centre is an independent state of the art Christian school with an intake of learners from grade R to grade 7. Its curriculum is basically determined by the provincial department, packaged in three phases.

  • Foundation Phase Grade R-3 [Xitsonga]
  • Intermediate Phase Grade 4 – 6 [English]
  • Senior Phase Grade 7 [English]

Foundation Phase

This is the first entry of school for children. It is a delicate phase. Learners in this phase undertake the following subjects according to the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS):

Subjects Language of Learning and Teaching (LOLT)
  • Xitsonga
  • First Additional Language [ FAL ]
  • Mathematics
  • Life-skill
  • Xitsonga

Intermediate Phase

This is the second tier level of the GET. It acts as bridge between the elementary foundation phase and the secondary education levels. New subjects are introduced with new LOLT as follows:

Subjects Language of Learning and Teaching (LOLT)
  • Xitsonga
  • Xitsonga
  • Life Skills
  • Social Sciences
  • First Additional Language [ FAL ]
  • Natural Sciences
  • Technology
  • Mathematics
  • English

Senior Phase

This is the third tier level of the GET. It acts as bridge between the elementary foundation phase and the secondary education levels. New subjects are introduced with new LOLT as follows:

Subjects Language of Learning and Teaching (LOLT)
  • Xitsonga
  • Xitsonga
  • Life Orientation
  • Social Sciences
  • First Additional Language [ FAL ]
  • Natural Sciences
  • Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Arts and Culture
  • English