|Über uns||Vision: Windhoek Gymnasium envisions a Namibian school where learners, parents and the best-quality staff, all collaborate, as a school family, to achieve the highest standards of educational and interpersonal excellence in the country.|
The mission of the Windhoek Gymnasium is:
To provide high quality, holistic education with high academic standards to learners in all grades
The purpose is to educate and develop the full potential of each learner, through:
the development of character and personal growth;
development of body, mind and spirit;
the stimulation of intellectual, academic and physical growth.
TOP QUALITY ACADEMIC STANDARDS
Achieved by the appointment of the best personnel and control over the curriculum and enrichment thereof.
In order to ensure good teachers for the future, we provide bursaries to good prospective students, who can return to Windhoek Gymnasium after completion of their studies.
The Namibian National Curriculum is followed, and a lot of enrichments are built in where possible and necessary. For grades 11 and 12, the Namibian Secondary Schools Curriculum is followed (underscribed by Cambridge).
All new applicants complete an admission test, in order to ensure that the learners can maintain the above-average academic standard, so that all learners in a class can function on the same standard, and gifted learners can excel.
Learner numbers are limited to 28 per class, which ensures individual attention of teachers to learners.
Top quality equipment is used in the teaching process. The computer labs are fitted with laptop computers, 24-hour broadband access to the internet, and every child has his/her own e-mail address from grade 1 to 12. The hall is equipped with a high quality projector and music and sound system. Every classroom in the secondary school, and many in the primary school, is equipped with an electronic smart board, projector and surround sound.
HIGH STANDARDS IN SPORT
Achieved through the appointment of good coaches, the provision of good facilities and equipment, and the encouragement of learners to participate in the various sports codes.
The sports that Windhoek Gymnasium participates in are: Cricket, Netball, Rugby, Hockey, Tennis, Swimming, Athletics.
Learners are given the opportunity to participate in a large number of cultural activities, including Choir, Debate, Orators, Folk Dances, Music lessons, Craft Classes, School newspaper.
MOTHER TONGUE EDUCATION IN THE PRIMARY PHASE
We host a complete English and a complete Afrikaans stream in the primary phase. The Afrikaans stream is gradually be
PMR Africa is a company based in Johannesburg, with the aim of uplifting social and economic standards in Africa. Every year a survey is conducted in African countries, and awards are given to companies who deserve recognition in their field. The aim of the PMR awards is to celebrate excellence, and set a bench mark for others to aspire to. Ratings are based on an institution’s contribution to the economic development and growth of the country, management and corporate governance.
At the end of 2007 the rating was done by about 8000 businessmen and senior government officials. In the Business Sector: Private Schools, Windhoek Gymnasium got the highest rating in the whole country. We received the Golden Arrow Award for the best private school in Namibia. Not bad for a first year of operation. This certainly sets the standard for an excellent future for our school, and we can only praise the Lord for his guidance in our school, and thank Him for this great honour.
For 2008 we again achieved the Golden Arrow Award!
For 2009: Received Diamond Arrow Award, Rated as Best Private School in Namibia, and receive bonus Diamond as a result of exceptional high ratings.
For 2010: Received Diamond Arrow Award, Rated as Best Private School in Namibia, and receive bonus Diamond as a result of exceptional high ratings.
For 2011: Received Diamond Arrow Award, Rated as Best Private School in Namibia, and receive bonus Diamond as a result of exceptional high ratings.
For 2012: Received Diamond Arrow Award, Rated as Best Private School in Namibia, and receive bonus Diamond as a result of exceptional high ratings.
For 2013: Received Diamond Arrow Award as Best Private School in Namibia, with exceptionally high ratings.
For 2014: Received Diamond Arrow Award as Best Private School in Namibia, with exceptionally high ratings.
For 2015: Received Diamond Arrow Award as Best Private School in Namibia, with exceptionally high ratings.
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