Grade 8 and 9
Learners follow a prescribed curriculum in Grade 8 and Grade 9. This comprises the following learning areas:
- Language, Literacy and Communication – English and Afrikaans.
- Natural Sciences
- Social Sciences
- Economic & Management Science
- Life Orientation
- Arts & Culture
Jeppe Girls is in the unique position of being able to offer specialised education as part of the Arts and Culture course. In addition to their Art and Culture lessons each week, Grade 8 and 9 learners are given the choice of either specialising in the visual arts or in music. Jeppe High School for Girls is one of the few state-aided schools that provide this option.
At the end of Grade 9, learners complete their General Education Training phase, which is an exit point from academic education.
Grade 10 to Grade 12
Learners who have successfully completed the General Education and Training Certificate (GETC) have the choice of continuing with the academic Further Education Training (FET) phase.
The subject choices offered by Jeppe High School for Girls from Grade 10 to Grade 12 are as follows:
4 compulsory subjects:
- English Home Language
- Afrikaans 1st Additional Language
- Life Orientation
- Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy
3 subjects from:
- Consumer Studies
- Information Technology
- Life Sciences
- Physical Sciences
- Visual Arts
The following subjects are optional extra subjects:
- Design (offered privately)
- Further Studies English (Formerly known as Advanced Programme English) (IEB)
- Further Studies Mathematics (formerly known as Advanced Programme Mathematics) (IEB).
- Futher Studies Mathematics is designed to give academically gifted learners the opportunity to study Mathematics in greater depth. It bridges the gap between high school mathematics and first year university and is ideal for learners who wish to give themselves the edge in competitive degree programmes in the Science field where Mathematics is a foundation subject.