Union Preparatory School

Curriculum 

CAPS has been introduced in the Foundation Phase (Grades 1, 2 and 3) and the Intermediate Phase (Grade 4).

These are the subjects covered in the Foundation Phase:

1   English Home Language
2   Afrikaans First Additional Language
3   Mathematics
4   Life Skills
    • Beginning Knowledge
    • Creative Arts
    • Physical Education
    • Personal and Social Welbeing

These are the subjects covered in the Intermediate Phase (Grade 4):

1   English Home Language
2   Afrikaans First Additional Language
3   Mathematics
4   Natural Science and Technology
5   Social Sciences (History and Geography)
6   Life Skills
    • Creative Arts
    • Physical Education
    • Personal and Social Welbeing

Learners practise and consolidate concepts developed in whole class activities, small group focussed lessons and independent activities.
The Languages programme is integrated into all other subject areas. Language is used across the curriculum in all oral work, reading and writing. Many of the Listening and Speaking Skills will be developed within Mathematics and Life Skills. Themes and topics are selected from these subject areas to provide contexts for the teaching of Language Skills.