Beaconhurst School

Intermediate Phase
Grade 4 - 7:

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Learners begin their Intermediate Phase journey in Grade 4.  The Grade 4 – 7s are taught at our Primary School Campus, situated in Hillcrest Drive.  We offer the CAPS Curriculum, as set out by the Department of Education.  

Our classrooms are well equipped.  Each classroom has a projector and internet connection, to incorporate technology into learning and teaching.  

We have well qualified, dedicated teachers who strive to ensure that our learners achieve to the best of their abilities.  

Our teaching staff comprises of class teachers, as well as specialist teachers for isiXhosa, Educational Technology, Physical Education, Library, Music and Art.  We also have an Intern to assist the Phase.


Grade 4 – 6 learners are taught:

  • English Home Language
  • First Additional Language (we offer Afrikaans or isiXhosa)
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Sciences and Technology
  • Social Sciences
  • Life Skills – which comprises of Personal & Social Well-being, Visual Arts, Performing Arts and Physical Education.

Grade 7 learners are taught:

  • English Home Language
  • First Additional Language (we offer Afrikaans or isiXhosa)
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Economic and Management Sciences
  • Technology
  • Life Orientation – which comprises of Life Orientation and Physical Education.
  • Creative Arts – which comprises of Visual arts and Performing Arts.


Extra-murals at Beaconhurst are intended to be educational and recreational. No special emphasis is placed on any particular activity.  Learners are given the opportunity to participate in as wide a range of activities as possible. To provide opportunities for all our learners, to ensure the safety of our learners and in keeping with our sport philosophy, learners may only play in their own age group. The activities are conducted under the supervision of full-time academic staff members.  External coaches are employed for certain sporting codes.  The majority of these activities are free of charge. Where activities are after the allotted extra-mural time, a fee may be charged, for example, Music lessons

Intermediate Phase Learners have the opportunity to take part in:


Offered in the 1st & 4th terms:

League Swimming

Boys Cricket

Girls Cricket

Offered in the 2nd & 3rd terms:



Offered all year:


Cross Country

Table Tennis

Walking Club


Offered all year:

Culture Club

Early Act

Eco Club



Marimba Band

Activities which incur a fee

Art Club

Individual Music lessons