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School hours

   
 

Gr R: 07:45 - 12:30 

Gr 1 & 2: Mon & Thu

               07:45 - 13:20

               Tue, Wed & Fri

               07:45 - 12:50

Gr3:        Mon & Thu

               07:45 - 13:50

               Tue & Wed

               07:45 - 13:20

               Fri

               07:45 - 12:50

Gr 4 - 7:  Mon, Tue & Thu

               07:45 - 14:20

               Wed & Fri

               07:45 - 13:50

1st Break

09:45 - 10:05

2nd Break

12:05 - 12:20

Aftercare: 12:50 - 17:30

 

 
   

De Kuilen Primary

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Performing Arts

At De Kuilen Primary School we are privileged to have specialist educators to teach each component of Life Skills.

Performing Arts are divided into four complimentary streams namely:

·         Visual Art

·         Music

·         Drama and

·         Dancing

The above mentioned form part of the subject Life Skills that enables learners to develop holistically.

Visual Art

·         Grade one to seven receive weekly tuition.

·         The aim of Visual Art is to develop creative, expressive and innovative individuals.

Music

Musical tuition is divided into two components namely:

·         Group teaching according to curriculum (CAPS).

·         Instrumental teaching.

Learners are exposed to the following aspects:

·         Listening Activity

·         Free Movement

·         Styles of Music

·         Theoretical Knowledge

·         Form

·         Improvisation and body percussion

·         Instruments

The above mentioned activities allow learners to work in groups, with a friend or as individual.

Instrumental teaching is offered to individuals and/or smaller groups in piano, keyboard and recorder.

Fees:

Fees are annually determined by the School Governing Body.  All payments are handled by the financial secretary.


Record keeping:

Educator portfolios contain personal information and attendance registers of learners.


Timetable:

Individual time tables for all learners are followed on a rotation basis during school hours.


Assessment:

Formal assessment is done in June and December. Music reports are included with the academical report. 


Information evening:

An information evening for parents is held at the beginning of the year for Performing Arts and individual tuition.  

National examinations and Eisteddfods:

An opportunity for talented learners in piano, theory and recorder is presented for participation in various competitions/exams and eisteddfods.

UNISA - Piano and theory
ALMSA - Piano, Keyboard and Recorder
T.I.E - Various categories and items for example singing and piano 

 

Recruiting of learners:

·         Musicare for Grade 2.  Information is given to learners who have already been tested for the choir.

·         Grade 2 learners receive 1 group lesson per week in preparation for instrumental tuition in Grade 3.

·         Learners who have already received musical teaching previously are given preference.

·         Application forms for learners from other schools with previous experience, as well as new learners are available.

·         After auditions learners are placed.

·         A waiting list is compiled.