Welcome to Welgemoed Primary
The early years of a child’s life are crucial for their development and future success. Primary school institutions provide the foundation for a child’s education and set them on the path to achieving their academic and career aspirations. This phase of their lives also focuses on helping children develop critical social skills, such as teamwork and communication, which are essential for success.
At Welgemoed Primary School they are committed to providing a quality education for all of our learners. This school believes that every child has the potential to succeed, and they are willing to do everything in their power to help them reach their full potential.
Their mission is to:
- Maintain excellent academic standards
- Utilise modern technology to enhance the quality of education
- Involve and collaborate with parents
- Achieve high standards in sports and culture
- Encourage good morals and values
- Using good communication as a basis for all activities
- Create a healthy competitive environment for students
More about this school
To help reach their goals, Welgemoed Primary prioritises academic growth and offers a range of extramural sports and cultural activities that students are encouraged to participate in. This school believes that every student is unique and, as a result, believes that its approach should be tailored to meet these individual needs. Their extramural activities are headed by dedicated educators who have a passion for supporting student needs.
They have over 30 full-time educators who are all professionally trained in the subjects they teach. Together with the principal, they strive to face each day with an attitude that furthers the vision and mission of the school. Each teacher employed at Welgemoed Primary is committed to giving their student a quality education. The national curriculum, known as Curriculum Assessment Policy Statement, is taught in each academic phase.
Academics at Welgemoed Primary
This dedication is proved by the school’s annual pass rate of 99-100% throughout all grades. The students at Welgemoed Primary also meet averages that surpass the provincial and national averages. Further to this, they consistently meet the Western Cape Education Department’s merit list for the province’s top academic schools.
The leaders of this school firmly believe in providing all students with the necessary academic support. As a result, they have implemented systems to assist struggling learners. These systems also offer a multitude of opportunities to enrich learners further.
Olympiads and academic competitions that students can participate in at Welgemoed Primary include:
- AMESA Mathematics Competition
- ATKV speakers
- Bible Quiz
- Lapa Reading Competition
- Media24 General Knowledge
- MNED Mathematics Competition
- SAOU Mathematics Competition
- Van Riebeeckstrand Mathematics Competition
The school has a functioning Prospicimus centre that has the primary goal of supporting learners on an emotional and academic level. The team that manages this centre consists of experienced teachers and qualified professionals who help draw up support plans.