RADFORD HOUSE PRIMARY SCHOOL

At Radford House, we believe in the development of the total child, thus we offer a variety of cultural and sporting activities to our learners. We also extend our annual curriculum by offering Elective subjects and Enrichment days​.

Academics

Our classes are small with a limit of 18 pupils per class.  We focus on teaching in a child centered manner, always expecting our learners to push their boundaries and extend their critical thinking skills.

 

We teach according to themes, to integrate knowledge and bring subjects to life.  

 

We have an accellerated learning pace which we find keeps the enquiring minds in our charge engaged.

 

Cultural Activities

We offer a variety of interesting cultural activities, that do change from time to time, as dictated by demand and skillset.

 

These include, but are not limited to:

  • Chess

  • Debate and Public Speaking

  • Drama and house plays

  • Eisteddfod

  • Glee club

  • Guitar

  • Java programming

  • Lab Rats

  • Languages

  • Philosophy

  • South African Sign Language

  • Yoga

 

 

Sports

We offer a variety of sporting activities that do change from time to time due to season or facilitator skillset. These include:

  • Athletics

  • Archery

  • Ballet

  • Cricket

  • Golf

  • High Energy fitness

  • Hockey

  • Karate

  • Long distance Running

  • Netball

  • Scuba

  • Soccer

  • Swimming

  • Volleyball

  • Wall climbing

 

We compete in a league with other small private schools in our area.

 

Elective Subjects

Annually, children are presented with a variety of elective subjects. Children participate in their chosen elective subject on a Thursday, giving them the opportunity to learn about subjects not otherwise taught.

 

Our current elective subjects include:

 

Pre-Primary subjects:

Science: Medieval times, Busy Bees, Safari, Jurassica, Clever Colours and First Aid. 

 

Junior Primary subjects:

Science Lab, Human footprint, Busy Bees, Safari, Geology Rocks, Mythbusters and Let's Twist again.

 

Senior Primary subjects:

Design, Wonder women, Funky Fungus, Writing & Storytelling First Aid, Mission Possible, What if? Ancient Rome and Music.

 
 

Enrichment Days

Once per term, the entire school participates in an enrichment day. This can take the form of teachers presenting information on a variety of themes or subjects or an outing that has educational value for the entire student body.

 

Enrichment days give children the opportunity to learn something they may not otherwise have been exposed to. Our enrichment themes have included topics such as Authors, Writing genres, Countries, Olympics, Cultures and Inventions to name a few.

Pre & Primary School

secretary@radfordhouse.co.za
Tel: +27 (11) 478 1864 

Fax 0866 202 490

225 Cornelis Street

cnr 3rd Avenue

Fairland

Johannesburg

 

High School

reception@radfordhouse.co.za

+27 (11) 431 3199 (High)

Fax:  0864 102 068

224 Cornelis Street

cnr 3rd Avenue

Fairland

Johannesburg

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Radford House

Pre-Primary, Primary

and High School