Alexander Road High School prepares learners for a modern SA
The co-ed high school is celebrating its 65th anniversary
Alexander Road High School in Newton Park is celebrating 65 years of magic moments and success. “We strive to be a happy, stable, caring school, creating a sense of belonging in all of its members. We prize human dignity and equality in our school,” says the school’s principal.
Alex is a school that is diverse in its pupils, staff and structure. Its progressive code of conduct and general outlook prepares learners for a representative, modern SA.
Learners are taught by a competent staff comprising a mix of experienced and young dynamic educators who approach the journey of education as a symbiotic relationship. The goal is to do more than just equip people to pass an exam; but also strive to shape confident citizens who are ready to take on the world.
Sport at Alex plays an important part in the school’s development plan. No-one is forced to participate in sport, but mass participation is encouraged because Alex endorses the value of healthy team activities.
The school aims to expose learners to as many cultural activities and activities as possible, to broaden their worldview and help them to appreciate others.
The music department is wonderfully vibrant. Everyone with a passion for music is encouraged to take up a musical instrument and master it. Instrument training can be done as part of matric subject music or as a pursuit on its own.
The award-winning drama department creates productions with building capacity in people in mind.
The school’s motto is “the ALtogether EXperience”, meaning that the school community forms the Alex family, looks out for one another, and works together for the good of the learners.
This article was paid for by Alexander Road High School.
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