Shakespeare College’s secondary school academic year semesters are January – May and June – December. Lessons run from 07:45 to 12:30 on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Wednesday lessons are from 07:45 to 13:30.
Shakespeare College School uses a modern teaching approach. The student is encouraged to participate and much of the learning experience is project-based. Part time lessons are available to all students in the afternoon and there is an excellent Learning Support program for students with specific educational needs.
A level course
Shakespeare College School allows students to combine 3 or 4 subjects depending on their choice of career. Students with a grade 12 certificate with grade C and above are eligible to apply in the following subjects:
Shakespeare College School offers students English Language, English Literature, History and Law.
The Science department enables students to apply knowledge to solve problems and think critically. Students taking science subjects will also be assessed on their practical and laboratory skills. Subjects offered include Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and Applied ITC.
- Commercial studies
The Shakespeare College School commercial unit is designed to help students in commerce related courses. Subjects offered include Business, Languages, Economics, Accounts and Mathematics.
This is a two year programme available to students who have completed their junior secondary grade 9. Students can take up to a maximum of 7 subjects. English language and Mathematics are compulsory subjects. Other subjects include Physics, Chemistry, Biology, ICT, Business Studies, Accounts and History.
The Junior Secondary department covers grades 8 and 9. Subjects offered are all compulsory and include English, Social Development Studies, Mathematics, Integrated Studies, Business Studies, Religious Studies and Computer Studies.
Every Wednesday from 13:30 to 16:30 Shakespeare College School gives its students a chance to participate in activities. These include clubs based on art, music, drama, games and academics and sports that include netball, football, basketball and volleyball.