Study @ Tersia King Learning Academy

Tersia King Learning Learning Academy prepares students to be responsible, globally-minded, compassionate, and reflective learners. Our rigorous academic programme creates space and time for critical reflection on basic questions about what is good, fair and just. We teach to the heart as well as the mind.

High School Principal

Mr Dirk Venter

Message from our Principal

At TKLA High School we offer a unique and robust learning community with the rich academic and co-curricular opportunities of a comprehensive high school intertwined with the personal connections and community support of our Small Learning Communities. Our expert staff at TKLA works tirelessly to build and sustain our school community that promotes personal connections, inquiry, agile minds and determination. This is achieved through innovative instructional practices and programming that are student-centred, project-based, relevant to student experiences and applicable in the real world.

Science laboratory Two computer centres Lego/Robotics and Drama Club

TKLA High School

True to our motto, “Preparing learners for Life”, the philosophy of the High School is to effectively prepare learners for the challenges and opportunities that they will face after school. Academics always comes first, but focus is also placed on cultural, sport and other enrichment activities.

TKLA High School

Leadership

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Head Boy 2021
Musa Khuzwayo

Leadership provides a great opportunity for making a difference therefore I am honoured, humbled and filled with gratitude to be on the Executive Council. The world respects a school that aims at reaching for the moon. I am excited and ready to lead my army of rising stars.

head girl 2021

Head Girl 2021
Buhle Madhlala

I would like to thank everyone that played a role in giving me the opportunity to be the head girl of such a fine establishment. I am looking forward to us being there for each other like siblings, supporting each other like fans and taking our school to greater heights.

Academics

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affordable high school
science studies
 Life Orientation

Subjects Offered:

  • Three main academic streams in FET: Science, Commerce and General
  • FET Phase: English HL, Afrikaans FAL, Mathematics, Mathematical Literacy, Life Orientation, Business Studies, Life Science, Physical Science, Geography, Accounting, Tourism, Economics
  • Senior Phase: Eng HL, Afr FAL, Mathematics, Natural Science, Social Science, Economic and Management Sciences, Life Orientation, Technology, Creative Arts
    Stimulus Maksima:
  • All learners from Grade 7-9 take part in this computer-based programme to improve their English and Afrikaans communication, reading and comprehension skills.
    Cami Maths:
  • All learners from Grade 7-9 attend additional Mathematics classes during which the CAMI MATHS computer-based program is used to further their numeracy skills.
    Enrichment Activities:
  • Music Appreciation
  • Public Speaking
  • Entrepreneurship

Sport

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school soccer
ashbury school chess
school netball

We offer:

Extra-mural sport coaching in the afternoons is provided as part of the school’s educational programme.

  • Athletics
  • Soccer – u/15,16,17, 18, Open 1st team
  • Netball – u/15,16,17, 18, Open 1st team
  • Volleyball
  • Chess

Culture

ashbury stage drama
Stage Productions
Field trip
High School Matric Dance

Cultural Activities Offered

  • Choir
  • Drama
  • Art
  • Debate
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