Academics

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As an Independent School we are able to extend our syllabus and curriculum beyond those offered by most State Schools. While we ensure that the basics are covered and fully understood, teachers at the school are innovative, creative and dedicated to making lessons meaningful, interesting and exciting.

Victoria Falls Primary School is a registered Cambridge International School. The Cambridge curriculum is taught from grade1 to grade 6. The grade 6 year group is assessed externally through Checkpoint, the summative assessment for the Cambridge Curriculum. Cambridge has a modern, 21st century approach to education which starts learners on an exciting educational journey. It develops young learners who are confident, responsible, reflective, innovative and engaged. Cambridge also offers excellent opportunities for continuous, professional staff development.

The School fully complies with the Ministry of Education syllabus and curriculum which is set by the Curriculum Development Unit. During the final year of primary school the grade seven children write the ZIMSEC Examinations which is a requirement by the Ministry of Education.

Subjects on offer at the school include:

  • Mathematics
  • English Language
  • Creative Writing
  • Comprehension, Spelling, Reading, Poetry, Drama, Handwriting
  • Social Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Religious and Moral Education
  • Physical Education
  • Art, Craft, Music
  • Computers and Information Communication Technology
  • Domestic Science
  • Life Skills