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UCT Online High School

Set your child up for success in high school, university and life. For R2,095 per month.
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Welcome to South Africa's most affordable online private
high school!

*Grade 12 from 2023
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Cambridge International

With nearly a million learners in 10,000 schools in 160 countries, the Cambridge International curriculum is the gold standard for international study. Renowned for the development of higher order thinking skills, the Cambridge International curriculum stretches, challenges and inspires learners, particularly in the fields of mathematics, science and technology. The curriculum is focused and streamlined, building through IGCSE (commencing January 2023) into International AS and A-Levels, (commencing January 2025) where a learner typically graduates in three specialised subjects at the age of 19.
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SA National Senior Certificate

The South African National Senior Certificate (CAPS), more commonly known as matric, is the most recognised matriculation certificate in South Africa. Written by almost a million learners each year, this expertly delivered curriculum is tailored to the South African context. With a wide range of subject choices, including 7 national languages, a matric pass is your gateway into the workforce and beyond.
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Adult Matric

It’s never too late! Do a twenty-four-month, part-time, online course with UCT Online High School in preparation for your Adult Matric and find success at any age.

“A matric certificate can transform young and old people’s futures alike, by signalling their knowledge and skills to employers, creating pathways to further education, and ultimately improving their chances of finding work, keeping a job, and earning a higher salary.”
- Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng
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Not sure which curriculum is best suited for your family?

We'll do the maths and figure out which curriculum is best suited for your child to succeed.

Cambridge International

Get the most affordable internationally recognised qualification from one of the most respected institutions on the planet and open the door to your future.

CAPS Grade 8 - 12 (NSC)

Become one of ten million South Africans with a CAPS aligned matriculation and make your future official.

Adult Matric (ASC)

Join our 18 month Adult Matric programme and work towards your CAPS aligned Amended Senior Certificate (ASC) - because it's never too late to have success at any age.

Schools just got schooled

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Why do you need to break the bank to receive the highest quality learning experience?
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Why should your education choices be limited by the schools that are near you?
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Why should unplanned interruptions affect your future?
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Learning Liberated.

What if we reimagined high school?

Where you can get a top-quality high school education from the best university in Africa, and set yourself up for future success

Life is better when it's simple

Affordable, high-quality education from anywhere on the planet. Find out all about our fee structures.

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Content created by the very best facilitators the country has to offer

With a Support Coach to champion your learning journey

Including weekly learning schedules and data driven interventions

To ensure that you stay on track

A purpose-built model

UCT Online High School puts learners first.
Learn more about our unique 7 Learning Pillars.

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Learn without interruption

And forget about pandemics or morning traffic

Join our vibrant community

Filled with over 50 clubs and hubs connecting you to friends all over the country

UCT Online High School has a team of hundreds of South Africa's best learning facilitators, Support Coaches, learning designers and education technologists.

Together, we're creating the most progressive South African syllabus ever taught!

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A word from UCT's Vice Chancellor

As an inclusive and innovative African institution, the University of Cape Town is committed to playing its part in addressing the systemic challenges facing our education system. As a result, we have taken the bold step to launch an innovative online high school in January 2022, where our academic excellence can be extended to high school learners across the country. Our youth are our future. UCT Online High School will enable learners to choose an aspirational school, which will unleash their potential to transform our country and the world.
- Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng
UCT's vice chancellor Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng

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Join your host, Kieno Kammies, on Wednesday 27 October 2021 at 18:30 to get the information you need about UCT Online High School.
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