At the end of Grade 9 pupils are required to choose three subjects in addition to the four compulsory core subjects.
Compulsory Core Subjects:
- Afrikaans or IsiZulu
- Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy
- Life Orientation
Plus a choice of three of the following:
- Physical Sciences
- Life Sciences (Biology)
- Business Studies
- Visual Arts (Art)
- Information Technology (Computer Studies)
- Dramatic Arts
In addition there remains scope for students to continue with an 8th subject such as Advanced Programme Mathematics, Advanced Programme English or a second additional language (e.g. Italian, French, German). These subjects are tutored outside of normal school hours and involve additional costs.