Marist Brothers Linmeyer

 

Location

East Street, Linmeyer, Johannesburg

Admissions

Click here Pre & Primary
Click here High

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Fees Download School Fees here

Grades taught

Pre-School to Matric

An Independent, Co-Educational Catholic School in the Marist Tradition in Linmeyer, Johannesburg


PRE-SCHOOL Tel: 011 435 1238
PRIMARY SCHOOL Tel: 011 435 0646/47/48 Fax: 011 435 1708
DAYCARE Tel: 011 435 5960
HIGH SCHOOL Tel: 011 435 1100/26 Fax: 011 435 5886

INTRODUCTION:
Welcome to Marist Brothers Linmeyer, a private, co-educational, Catholic School (Pre-School, Primary and High) in the Marist tradition in Linmeyer, Johannesburg South. We are grateful for our Marist traditions and values originating from our founder, St Marcellin Champagnat. Marist Brothers Linmeyer aims to produce caring young people that become successful citizens of the world, who lead significant lives in service of others.

OUR VISION STATEMENT:
Providing Excellence in Education and Gospel values within a family environment.

OUR MISSION STATEMENT:
Marist Brothers Linmeyer is committed to developing a dynamic, holistic curriculum which is relevant to the needs of our learners.
We will do this:
• in the Marist tradition of providing love, care and encouraging hard work
• by working together as a family, and
• by living out the Gospel values within a Catholic tradition

PRE-SCHOOL

Our Pre-School exudes a relaxing and welcoming atmosphere. Children are taught by a dedicated team of professional educators who endeavour to achieve the ‘personal best’ for each of the learners in their care. The Pre-School focuses on dynamic educational interaction, life skills and personal enrichment. Our curriculum is child orientated and suited to the age, ability and stage of development of the children and our classrooms are well planned with their needs in mind.

The Therapy Centre, located in the Pre-School quarter, has excellent resources and equipment catering for every kind of learners’ needs and a variety of professional and dedicated therapists are readily available. Weekly class Occupational Therapy sessions are part of the programme for each of the Pre-School classes. The Occupational Therapist works in the classroom setting, assisting the teachers with identifying, and working on, any difficulties the children may have. Our learners are also taught by an outside music specialist who assists with co-ordination and movement and who helps stimulate the brain.

CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:
(These activities are all added extras for the parents' account)
• Play-ball
• Golf
• Pottery
• Art
• Ballet
• Tennis
• Active Kids

SPIRITUAL:
Marist Brothers Linmeyer provides its learners with a sound spiritual foundation on which to base their daily lives. Regular masses and religious services are a part of the daily life of the school.
Daily spiritual education is provided via the formal curriculum.

DAYCARE:
The School’s daycare facility, which is run by full-time staff members, is open to all Grade PR to Grade 7 learners. We offer homework and reading supervision and supervised play.

OUTREACH:
Each grade in Marist Brothers Linmeyer selects an Outreach project for the year. Our learners also undertake various drives each term, generally coinciding with seasons like winter, celebration days like Easter or Christmas, or just fulfilling a general need as expressed by their particular group.

    

Admissions
Download the Admissions Process Instructions Here
Email Mrs Bologna 
Pre-School Enquiries please click here

PRIMARY SCHOOL

The Primary School aims to provide quality, innovative education for children from Grade PR to Grade 7. Our caring environment fosters learning and personal growth, by way of a dynamic curriculum taught by an enthusiastic, dedicated team of educators.
Class numbers are relatively small and a well-balanced programme exists to meet the needs of each individual whilst providing a healthy element of competition which encourages each learner to do the best with their gifts.

ACADEMIC FOUNDATION PHASE:
The three learning areas covered in this phase are Numeracy, Literacy and Life Skills. Music and movement, computers and physical education, taught by specialists ensure that every aspect of the child’s intellectual, emotional and physical growth is covered.
Learners in need of academic assistance, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy etc., are able to make use of qualified therapists in a specialised centre which aims to provide assistance to enhance mainstream education. Computer classes and music and movement classes are weekly activities for the Foundation Phase learners. An exciting “paired reading” programme is used in grade three to encourage reading.

ACADEMIC INTERSEN PHASE:
The learning areas in the phase are Literacy, Mathematics, Social Sciences, Economic Management Sciences, Natural Sciences, Life Orientation, Art & Culture and Technology.
Learners experiencing difficulties are offered academic support by their subject teachers.

EXTRA-CURRICULAR SPORTS:
• Cricket
• Swimming
• Soccer
• Tennis
• Basketball
• Girls’ Soccer
• Netball
• Archery



EXTRA-CURRICULAR CULTURAL:

• Public Speaking
• Chess
• Choir
• School Productions
• Eisteddfod

Various extra-curricular opportunities are made available to our learners on the school premises. These activities are offered at an extra cost to parents and include piano, drums, guitar, pottery, art, ballet to name a few.

EXTRA-CURRICULAR TOURS & EVENTS:
Various curriculum related day outings provide learners with a variety of educational experiences outside the formal classroom which enriches their learning and broadens their worldview.
Overnight educational tours for grades 3 – 7, are generally undertaken on an annual basis.

SPIRITUAL:
Marist Brothers Linmeyer provides its learners with a sound spiritual foundation on which to base their daily lives. Regular masses and religious services are a part of the daily life of the school. Daily spiritual education is provided via the formal curriculum. Preparation for the sacraments of First Holy Communion and Confirmation is offered to Catholic learners in accordance with diocesan policy.

DAYCARE:
The School’s daycare facility, which is run by full-time staff members, is open to all Grade PR to Grade 7 learners. We offer homework and reading supervision and supervised play.

OUTREACH:
Each grade in Marist Brothers Linmeyer selects an Outreach project for the year. Our learners also undertake various drives each term, generally coinciding with seasons like winter, celebration days like Easter or Christmas, or just fulfilling a general need as expressed by their particular group.

Admissions
Download the Admissions Process Instructions Here
Email Mrs Bologna   Primary School Enquiries please click here

HIGH SCHOOL

Marist Brothers Linmeyer offers a full programme combining spiritual, academic, cultural activities and sports, giving learners a wide range of subjects and extra-curricular activities from which to choose. Our aim is to help to develop successful young adults with integrity who can make a difference to their society and country.

 ACADEMIC PROGRAMME

We are registered with the Independent Examination Board (IEB). We are members of ISASA (Independent Schools of South Africa, the CSO (Catholic Schools Office) and we have full accreditation with UMALUSI. Our school follows the National Senior Certificate. Our Staff are highly qualified passionate teachers and are subject specialists in their field. Many Staff take up leadership roles within the administration and development and training of their subject. Grades 8 and 9 follow the General Education and Training Certificate Curriculum. The assessment is continuous throughout the year, with examinations taking place mid-year and in November.

 Further Education and Training (FET) Curriculum:

For Grades 10 – 12, we offer the following compulsory subjects:

English (Home Language)

Afrikaans (First Additional Language).

Mathematics/Mathematical Literacy/Advanced Programme Mathematics

Life Orientation


For the elective component the learners select three from the following:

Physical Science

Life Sciences

Accounting

Business Studies

Computer Application Technology (CAT)

History

Geography

Dramatic Arts

Visual Art

Engineering Graphics and Design

 

           

EXTRA-CURRICULAR SPORTS:

Archery

Athletics

Basketball

Cricket

Golf

Hockey

Netball

Rugby

Soccer

Squash

Swimming

Tennis

Water Polo


EXTRA-CURRICULAR CULTURAL:

Debating

Eisteddfod

Public Speaking

Music Group and Drama

Our school annually hosts and organises the Southern Festival of the Arts.  

EXTRA-CURRICULAR TOURS:

Various educational tours take place during the year. These supplement the curriculum and add extra value to each learning area. Extended overnight tours take place for Leadership Development, Life Sciences and Geography. Occasionally, educational sports tours take place to countries overseas.

OUTREACH:

In High School, we encourage our learners to get involved in community projects. A long-standing group, the co-workers, visits orphanages, old age homes and shelters on a regular basis, and strives to improve the situation of the people they come into contact with by supplying food, clothing and Christmas gifts The Community Service Portfolio supports a local school by sending lunch packs each week to ensure that learners, who arrive at school hungry, get a meal for the day. We have been able to contribute wheelchairs, spectacles to those who cannot afford them, home appliances to childcare organisations and assisting to upgrade facilities at institutions.

SPIRITUAL:

Marist Brothers Linmeyer provides its learners with a sound spiritual foundation on which to base their daily lives. Regular masses and religious services are a part of the daily life of the school. Daily spiritual education is provided via the formal curriculum.

Admissions
Download the Admissions Process Instructions Here
Email Ms Hudson High School Enquiries please click here
 

 

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