Glen Afric Learning Centre

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many students per class? 
Foundation phase accommodates a maximum of 8 students per grade. Senior Primary accommodates a maximum of 12 students per grade. High School accommodates a maximum of 12 students per subject class. 

Which Curriculum is followed? 
From Grade R to grade 8 students follow the NCS, CAPS aligned South African curriculum. From Grade 9 or the age of 15, tuition is offered in various subjects at IGCSE and AS level 

Does GALC cater for Special Needs Children? Although GALC is not a special needs facility, we do accept students with special needs including learning difficulties, ADHD, dyslexia and Asperger's Syndrome. Small study groups allow for individual attention for each child. 

What are GALC's operating hours? 
Glen Afric Learning Centre will offer full time tutoring between the hours of 7.30am and 4.00pm.   Morning classes will run from 7.30am to 2.15pm with 2 break periods. Afternoon classes will run from 2.30 pm to 4.00pm and are for students who require additional tutoring to supplement their present studies.   All classes will be organised into set periods with set time tables for given subjects.  Time tables will be published at the start of each term. 

How many terms are there per year?  
There are 3 terms per year. Terms will follow the South African Private Schools terms, and will be published at the beginning of each calendar year. 

Are there Extramural Activities available? 
At present Glen Afric Learning Centre is not in a position to offer the conventional extra-curricular activities, but children have the opportunity to participate in various local sports including horse riding, swimming, archery, mountain biking, judo, dancing etc.
Queries may be emailed to info@galc.co.za Our students have successfully competed in SANESA in various disciplines, including equitation, show jumping, dressage, working riding, performance riding and working hunter classes. Students also compete in archery, open water swimming, mountain biking and off-road motor bike racing. Extra-curricular activities are not included in the fee structure and are payable to the various institutions directly