Subjects Offered

Our holistic curriculum develops competent, curious and capable young women

St Anne’s focuses on facilitating a holistic education for each one of its girls, nurturing girls to possess an intellectual curiosity and a love of learning for its own sake. Irrespective of their subject package, St Anne’s girls have an appreciation and understanding of both the Arts and the Sciences and their impact on our world, as well as a wide general knowledge extending far beyond the immediate content of their subjects.

Building blocks for future careers

In Grade 9, girls start the process of selecting their Matric subject packages. Offering a range of subjects – all taught at the highest level – girls balance their career aspirations and interests to find the perfect fit for their futures. Our teachers and counsellors provide advice and guidance to each girl as she makes her exciting decision.

  • Accounting

    This numbers-based subject opens a number of career doors and develops fundamental life skills in the management of finances and resources. Budgeting and finance is a necessary component of every […]
  • Afrikaans

    Offered as a first additional language, Afrikaans is a relevant medium of South African learning and teaching. With emphasis on communication and conversation, pupils develop an extensive vocabulary and verbal […]
  • Consumer Studies

    This subject embraces technological advances and develops the knowledge, skills, and values inherent in becoming a responsible consumer. Apart from imparting valuable life skills, possible career choices include a BSc […]
  • Dramatic Arts

    The skills developed in the Dramatic Arts translate into valuable life skills, enhancing the ability to work well with others and communicate ideas confidently. Drama promotes a sense of commitment […]
  • Economics

    Economics has been introduced as a Subject choice for Grades 10 – 12 from 2020. The subject is concerned with market forces, supply and demand and Government intervention. Exchange rates, […]
  • English

    The English programme at St Anne’s guides independent, critical thinking. Girls are given the skills to formulate, organise, and express thoughts clearly, accurately, and vividly. English further develops language, writing, […]
  • French

    As the official language of business in more than 25 African countries, the official language of the United Nations, and the second most-used language of the internet, French is a […]
  • Geography

    Offering insight into the natural and human environment, geographical issues, people and their needs, the skills imparted through the subject of Geography are widespread. To develop their geographical skills and […]
  • History

    The History curriculum maps development from prehistoric times to sophisticated, advanced nations. This exciting subject is dynamic – being lived and made daily – and imparts skills which aid girls […]
  • IsiZulu

    As a national language, isiZulu creates opportunities and opens career doors. The course also imparts an understanding, appreciation, and respect for cultural diversity. With emphasis on communication and conversation, girls […]
  • Life Orientation

    Life Orientation is a compulsory that plays a definitive role in the personal development of every girl. Both during her school years and after, St Anne’s girls benefit from the balance and […]
  • Life Sciences

    Life Sciences is the study of life in the changing natural and human-made environment. It includes the study of Biology, Physical Geography, and Biotechnology. This relevant subject guides personal responsibility […]
  • Core Mathematics

    Mathematics enhances the ability to think clearly and develops keen attention to detail. It enhances problem-solving skills to manipulate complex ideas, develop logical reasoning, and construct meaningful arguments. In doing […]
  • Music

    Music as a subject holds particular appeal to those learning a musical instrument at the school. The minimum requirement for this subject choice is that Grade 2 standard has been […]
  • Physical Sciences

    Covering Chemistry and Physics, this subject involves investigation and understanding of the various processes that occur around us and consideration of the impacts of science on human society and the […]
  • Visual Arts

    Visual Arts requires creative and personal exploration with dedication and discipline. This rewarding subject is personally fulfilling and helps girls develop new ways to respond and interact with the world […]

A detailed booklet assists girls with their Subject Choices