High School Academics

St Nicholas High School is a safe place for young minds and spirits. Our teachers focus on incorporating Christian values and ethics into daily education routine, with the aim of producing well-rounded individuals.

Our Academic Programme at St Nicholas follows the new CAPS System and the medium of instruction is English. All learning areas are provided for in the curriculum. We encourage a great deal of discussion and questioning in classes, knowing that many of our learners are at the age where they are making life-altering decisions. Our small class sizes and central location allow for extension activities and outings related to classroom activities.

St Nicholas follows the IEB (Independent Examination Board) curriculum. The range of subject choices, facilitated by highly-qualified educators, ensures that our learners have the freedom to choose learning areas which will enable them to follow their desired career paths. We promote an environment of care and encouragement, helping children to develop and express their individuality.

We offer the following subject choice from Grade 10 to Grade 12:

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • isiZulu
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Life Orientation
  • Physical Sciences
  • Life Sciences (Biology)
  • History
  • Geography
  • Visual Arts,
  • Dramatic Arts
  • Accounting
  • Business Studies