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Learning at Da Silva

Learning Programmes

As a Independent  school, Da Silva Academy Primary follows the South African Curriculum Assessment Policy (CAPS) system of education.

Subjects include:
  • English (First Language)

  • Afrikaans (Second Language)

  • Mathematics

  • Social Sciences (History and Geography)

  • Natural Science

  • Life Orientation (LO)

  • Music and Drama

  • Art

  • Economic and Management Science (EMS) – Grade 7 only

  • Technology – Grade 7 only

  • Computer classes

From Grades 1-3, learners will have a main class teacher, with breakaways for specialist subjects such as Art, Music and Drama, and Physical Education.

From Grades 4-7, children are assigned to a register teacher, and then move around the school during periods to subject specialists.

Physical Education

We firmly believe that a healthy body creates a healthy mind. Physical Education forms part of the school’s curriculum and learners from Grades RR-7 participate in this activity.