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THE TIME IS NOW…STEP INTO A PLACE
WE CALL HOME!


WHS…a place where you are not only taught physics
but also the lessons of life, where you develop not
only your mind, but also your soul. A place where
you enhance your mental and physical abilities and
where you can live to make a difference.

 

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WHS is proud to offer the most comprehensive subject choice in Namibia. This gives our learners the necessary knowledge and skills to enter the job market, confident to take on the best and come out on top.

Over and above the normal subjects, our curriculum also includes the following extra components: Entrepreneurial skills, Information Technology for learners in grade 8 -10, 24 hour access to Internet, AutuCAD for learners taking Technical Drawing, Turbo Cash for learners taking Accounting, Word Processing for learners taking Typing and a special Mathematics programme helping learners to practice the basic skills.

Application Dates 2023

Grade 8: OPEN 9 MAY 2022 - CLOSE: 29 JULY 2022
Grade 9,10 & 12: OPEN 1 SEPTEMBER - CLOSE 30 SEPTEMBER 2022

 

Application Forms

N$40.00 per application.

Application forms are available online

Online applications must be printed and handed in at the WHS office, no electronic applications will be accepted

Registration Steps:

1. Complete the School/Hostel registration form

2. Print the Application form

3. Complete the Application form and deliver it along with all supporting documents at the WHS office

Registration forms will be uploaded when the applications open.

Grade Subjects

WHS Hostel Application 2023
WHS Grade 9 Applications - 2023
WHS Grade 12 Applications - 2023
WHS Grade 10 Applications - 2023

All applications are  closed

Grade 8

Every grade 8 student will have 9 subjects which will include, 5 compulsory subjects, 2 languages in combination and 2 non-compulsory subjects.

The 5 compulsory subjects are:

  • Mathematics

  • Physical Science

  • Life Science

  • History

  • Geography


The 2 languages in combination are:

  • English 1st Language and Afrikaans 2nd Language

  • Afrikaans 1st Language and English 2nd Language

  • Afrikaans 1st Language and English 1st Language

  • All subject combinations depend on whether it will fit into the rooster.


Non-compulsory subjects in combination are:

  • Accounting and Computer Practice

  • Accounting and Entrepreneurship

  • Accounting and German Foreign Language

  • Accounting and Word Processing

  • Accounting and Art

  • Accounting and Home Economics

  • Accounting and Technical Drawing

  • Entrepreneurship and German Foreign Language

  • Entrepreneurship and Word Processing

  • Entrepreneurship and Art

  • Entrepreneurship and Home Economics

  • Entrepreneurship and Technical Drawing

  • Entrepreneurship and Computer Practice


Promotion requirements:
Five subjects including, Mathematics and English 40% and more, other 4 above 30%.

  • Afrikaans: 30%

  • English: 40%

  • Mathematics: 40%

  • Learning subjects: 40%

Grade 9

Every grade 9 student will have 9 subjects which will include, 5 compulsory subjects, 2 languages in combination and 2 non-compulsory subjects.

The 5 compulsory subjects are:

  • Mathematics

  • Physical Science

  • Life Science

  • History

  • Geography


The 2 languages in combination are:

  • English 1st Language and Afrikaans 2nd Language

  • Afrikaans 1st Language and English 2nd Language

  • Afrikaans 1st Language and English 1ste Language

  • All subject combinations depend on whether it will fit into the rooster.


Non-compulsory subjects in combination are:

  • Accounting and Computer Practice

  • Accounting and Entrepreneurship

  • Accounting and German Foreign Language

  • Accounting and Word Processing

  • Accounting and Art

  • Accounting and Home Economics

  • Accounting and Technical Drawing

  • Entrepreneurship and German Foreign Language

  • Entrepreneurship and Word Processing

  • Entrepreneurship and Art

  • Entrepreneurship and Home Economics

  • Entrepreneurship and Technical Drawing

  • Entrepreneurship and Computer Practice


Promotion requirements:
Five subjects including, Mathematics and English 40% and more, other four above 30%

  • Afrikaans: 30%

  • English: 40%

  • Mathematics: 40% ( Additional) does not count for passing requirements.

  • Learning subjects: 40%

Grade 10

Every grade 10 student's subject choice should include a minimum of 6 subjects.

Languages
In line with the ministerial policy each pupil must take at least two languages, one of which must be a First Language.

 

  • Afrikaans Second Language is only offered at Ordinary level;

  • Othiherero First Language is only offered at Ordinary level;

  • Oshidonga First Language is offered at Higher and Ordinary level; and lastly

  • If you have Afrikaans 2nd Language in Grade 10, you cannot take Afrikaans 1st Language in Grade 11; and lastly

  • If you have English 2nd Language in Grade 10, you cannot take English 1st Language in Grade 11.


Other subjects
Subjects offered on Ordinary level (only)
Development Studies
Home Economics
Office Administration and Keyboarding Applications
Accounting, Business Studies, Computer and Design & Technology must be accompanied by a pass in Mathematics (with at least a 3 on Higher Level or a C on Ordinary Level) to come into consideration for exemption.
Mathematics: To take Mathematics on Higher Level, you had to take Additional Mathematics in Grade 10 and passes with an A - C grading.
Physical Science and Computer Studies should not be considered on High Level without at least Mathematics on Extended Level.
Development Studies and Economics may not be taken together.

Subject Entry Qualification
Admission into the following subjects is dependent on a student achieving the necessary grades in the Grade 10 external examination as listed below:

SubjectHigher Level: A-C
Afrikaans ; English ;Mathematics(Additional);Physical Science; Biology ;Accounting;Computer Studies

Extended Level: A-F
Afrikaans; English ;Mathematics;Physical Science;Biology ;Accounting;Computer Studies

Core Level: A-F
English; Mathematics


Uneconomical Groupings While the school strives to accommodate the choices of every pupil, it is important to note that not every child will necessarily have his/her subject choice met, despite meeting the entry requirements for the chosen subject. Staff limitations prevent learners being accommodated in small, uneconomical groups. If there are less than 15 learners interested in taking a specific subject, that subject choice will not be offered at WHS.

CHOOSE ONE GROUP OF TWO LANGUAGES FROM THE FOLLOWING:

  • English 1st Language/Afrikaans 1st Language

  • English 1st Language/Afrikaans 2nd Language

  • Afrikaans 1st Language/English 2nd Language

  • Oshindonga 1ste Language/English 2nd Language

  • Otjiherero 1st Language/English 2nd Language


CHOOSE ONE GROUP OF THE FOLLOWING FIELDS OF STUDY
C1: Accounting, Business, Studies Mathematics
T2: Home Economics, Biology, Development Studies, Mathematics
SS3:History, Geography, Development Studies, Mathematics
NSM1:Biology, Physical Science, Mathematics
NSM2:Biology, Mathematics, Geography

CHOOSE A 6TH SUBJECT (SUPPLEMENTARY SUBJECT) FORM THE SUBJECTS BELOW
Accounting/ German Foreign Language/ History/ Economics/ Development Studies/ WordPro/ Geography/ Art/ Business Studies/
Design and Technology/ Home Economics/ Computer Studiesb

Grade 11

Every grade 11 student's subject choice should include a minimum of 6 subjects.

Languages
In line with the ministerial policy each pupil must take at least two languages, one of which must be a First Language.

 

  • Afrikaans Second Language is only offered at Ordinary level;

  • Othiherero First Language is only offered at Ordinary level;

  • Oshidonga First Language is offered at Higher and Ordinary level; and lastly

  • If you have Afrikaans 2nd Language in Grade 10, you cannot take Afrikaans 1st Language in Grade 11; and lastly

  • If you have English 2nd Language in Grade 10, you cannot take English 1st Language in Grade 11.


Other subjects
Subjects offered on Ordinary level (only)
Development Studies
Home Economics
Office Administration and Keyboarding Applications
Accounting, Business Studies, Computer and Design & Technology must be accompanied by a pass in Mathematics (with at least a 3 on Higher Level or a C on Ordinary Level) to come into consideration for exemption.
Mathematics: To take Mathematics on Higher Level, you had to take Additional Mathematics in Grade 10 and passes with an A - C grading.
Physical Science and Computer Studies should not be considered on High Level without at least Mathematics on Extended Level.
Development Studies and Economics may not be taken together.

Subject Entry Qualification
Admission into the following subjects is dependent on a student achieving the necessary grades in the Grade 10 external examination as listed below:

SubjectHigher Level: A-C
Afrikaans ; English ;Mathematics(Additional);Physical Science; Biology ;Accounting;Computer Studies

Extended Level: A-F
Afrikaans; English ;Mathematics;Physical Science;Biology ;Accounting;Computer Studies

Core Level: A-F
English; Mathematics


Uneconomical Groupings While the school strives to accommodate the choices of every pupil, it is important to note that not every child will necessarily have his/her subject choice met, despite meeting the entry requirements for the chosen subject. Staff limitations prevent learners being accommodated in small, uneconomical groups. If there are less than 15 learners interested in taking a specific subject, that subject choice will not be offered at WHS.

CHOOSE ONE GROUP OF TWO LANGUAGES FROM THE FOLLOWING:

  • English 1st Language/Afrikaans 1st Language

  • English 1st Language/Afrikaans 2nd Language

  • Afrikaans 1st Language/English 2nd Language

  • Oshindonga 1ste Language/English 2nd Language

  • Otjiherero 1st Language/English 2nd Language


CHOOSE ONE GROUP OF THE FOLLOWING FIELDS OF STUDY
C1: Accounting, Business, Studies Mathematics
T2: Home Economics, Biology, Development Studies, Mathematics
SS3:History, Geography, Development Studies, Mathematics
NSM1:Biology, Physical Science, Mathematics
NSM2:Biology, Mathematics, Geography

CHOOSE A 6TH SUBJECT (SUPPLEMENTARY SUBJECT) FORM THE SUBJECTS BELOW
Accounting/ German Foreign Language/ History/ Economics/ Development Studies/ WordPro/ Geography/ Art/ Business Studies/
Design and Technology/ Home Economics/ Computer Studiesb

Grade 12

Every grade 12 student's subject choice should include a minimum of 3 subjects.

Languages
In line with the ministerial policy each pupil must take at least two languages, one of which must be a First Language.
Afrikaans Second Language is only offered at Ordinary level;
Othiherero First Language is only offered at Ordinary level;
Oshidonga First Language is offered at Higher and Ordinary level; and lastly
If you have Afrikaans 2nd Language in Grade 10, you cannot take Afrikaans 1st Language in Grade 11; and lastly
If you have English 2nd Language in Grade 10, you cannot take English 1st Language in Grade 11.

Other subjects
Subjects offered on Ordinary level (only)
Development Studies
Home Economics
Office Administration and Keyboarding Applications
Accounting, Business Studies, Computer and Design & Technology must be accompanied by a pass in Mathematics (with at least a 3 on Higher Level or a C on Ordinary Level) to come into consideration for exemption.
Mathematics: To take Mathematics on Higher Level, you had to take Additional Mathematics in Grade 10 and passes with an A - C grading.
Physical Science and Computer Studies should not be considered on High Level without at least Mathematics on Extended Level.
Development Studies and Economics may not be taken together.

Subject Entry Qualification
Admission into the following subjects is dependent on a student achieving the necessary grades in the Grade 10 external examination as listed below:

SubjectHigher LevelOrdinary LevelCore Level
Afrikaans: A – CA – F
English: A - CA – F
Mathematics: A - C(Additional)A – FE – F
Physical Science: A - CA – F
Biology: A - CA – F
Accounting: A - CA – F
Computer Studies: A - CA – F

Uneconomical Groupings
While the school strives to accommodate the choices of every pupil, it is important to note that not every child will necessarily have his/her subject choice met, despite meeting the entry requirements for the chosen subject. Staff limitations prevent learners being accommodated in small, uneconomical groups. If there are less than 15 learners interested in taking a specific subject, that subject choice will not be offered at WHS.

CHOOSE ONE GROUP OF TWO LANGUAGES FROM THE FOLLOWING:
English 1st Language/Afrikaans 1st Language
English 1st Language/Afrikaans 2nd Language
Afrikaans 1st Language/English 2nd Language
Oshindonga 1ste Language/English 2nd Language
Otjiherero 1st Language/English 2nd Language

CHOOSE ONE GROUP OF THE FOLLOWING FIELDS OF STUDY English 1st Language/Afrikaans 1st Language English 1st Language/Afrikaans 2nd Language
Afrikaans 1st Language/English 2nd Language
Oshindonga 1ste Language/English 2nd Language
Otjiherero 1st Language/English 2nd Language
C1:Accounting Business Studies Mathematics
T2:Home Economics Biology Development Studies Mathematics
SS3:History Geography Development Studies Mathematics
NSM1:Biology Physical Science Mathematics
NSM2:Biology Mathematics Geography

CHOOSE A 6TH SUBJECT (SUPPLEMENTARY SUBJECT) FORM THE SUBJECTS BELOW
Accounting/ German Foreign Language/ History/ Economics/ Development Studies/ WordPro/ Geography/ Art/ Business Studies/
Design and Technology/ Home Economics/ Computer Studies

WHS Aftercare

Our Aftercare is a serene, quiet environment for your child to do their homework successfully. 

Not only an extra class, but the teacher on duty can be asked for assistance if your child is struggling. 

 

  • Aftercare starts at 14:00 – 16:30 with a 30 min break at 15h00.

  • Aftercare is facilitated from Monday to Thursday every week.

  • All children are responsible for their own food.

  • There is a tuck shop at school with delicious and affordable food after school.

  • Arrangements for sport activities or any other activities can be made.

  • Please note, the learner will only be permitted to go if the parents or guardians have made prior arrangements.

  • Kindly send a message should your child be absent for the Aftercare session.

  • Cell phones are not allowed to be kept with the learners. Should you need to pick your child up earlier you are welcome to inform the teacher on duty. o Learners are welcome to use their phones during the break time.

  • All learners are expected to have a homework diary in which all homework for the day must be recorded.

The monthly fee is N$350 until December 2022 for 4 days Monday-Thursday or N$250 per month for 2 or 3 days per week, provided there are no other learners that require 4 days aftercare. This is payable in the first week of every month with

Ms Schoeman.

 

Payments can be made either in cash, by means of PayToday or directly into the specific Bank Account. (Will provide details on request privately.) A receipt will be made out for all payments. An Aftercare WhatsApp group has been formed for urgent arrangements when necessary.

Contact Details: Ms. M E Schoeman  - 081 280 9097

Aftercare Application Form