Curriculum Overview

Rustenburg Girls’ High School is perhaps best known for its outstanding academic results, primarily based on learner achievements in the National Senior Certificate Examinations, which has resulted in its securing a position as one of the top 10 schools in the Western Cape.

The General Education and Training Phase (GET: Gr 8 & 9)

The GET phase of schooling comprises the first ten years of formal schooling, i.e. Grades R to 9. For more information about subject choices and requirements for Grades 8 and 9, please follow the link.

The Further Education and Training Phase (FET: Gr 10 – 12)

The FET phase of schooling comprises Grades 10 to 12. For more information about requirements for the FET phase and subject choices at Rustenburg, please follow the link.

Download the WCED Promotion Requirements 2014 (PDF)

Apart from employing well qualified and competent educators, with a passion for their subjects, learners are encouraged to take responsibility for their studies and to become enquiring, critical thinkers who will develop a desire to explore beyond the confines of the curriculum, thereby nurturing both personal and intellectual growth, and building the foundation for lifelong learning.

Rustenburg High School for Girls was proud and delighted to be named as the top school in the Western Cape on the basis of our 2011 Matric Results. In 2009, the school was placed fifth in the country in the prestigious Sunday Times Top 100 Schools survey.

Matric Results

Rustenburg girls have a long tradition of success in the National Senior Certificate exams, and the school regularly receives awards from the Western Cape Education Department in recognition of the consistent excellence of its results over the years. For more information about Rustenburg’s Matric Results, please follow the link.