Hostel - Boarding Facilities
Mathews Phosa High School
Bedding Single Bed Mattress(Sponge), Duvet, Sheets, Pillows, Etc.
Eating Dinner Plate, Porridge Bowl, Mug, Knife, Fork, Spoon.
Laundry Bucket, Pegs, Iron, Washing Powder, Softner, Stain Remover.
Medicine For Common Illnesses. Prescribed Medicine To Accompany Learner Who Has Asthma Etc. (Painkillers, Medication For Flu/Colds, Deep Heat etc.
The boarding facilities are homely and comfortable. Boys and girls hostels are separate and are manned by a matron and boarding master with the assistance of live in educators. Study is done in the hostel under supervision by teachers who not only monitor the study sessions but are available to give assistance where necessary.
N.B. Students Are Taken To A Clinic/Hospital In Case Of Emergency School Vehicles Are Not Available For Private Use.
Personal Toiletries: Enough to last the quarter
Others: Raincoat (Essential), Towels, Torch And Bible.
Steel trunks with locks
No camera’s or cameraphones allowed. No jewelery except watches. No dyed or fancy hairstyles.
N.B. please mark all items clearly in order to prevent losses.
The kitchen ensures that our learners get 3 meals daily which are nutritional and balanced, borders are provided with fresh milk, bread, condiments and tea and coffee on a daily basis to ensure that nobody goes to bed on an empty stomach.
Catering is outsourced to a professional catering firm and all meals are served in the dining hall. Learners with special dietary requirements are catered for if the manager has been informed in writing.
Our academic program is challenging and varied while we offer an innovative yet rigorous academic environment that demands of each individual that they do their best in order to leave school with the best possible marks and skilled for Life. The learners write the National Senior Certificate, which affords excellent opportunities for them to study at a tertiary level, whether locally or abroad, we offer each learner access and exposure to the very latest study materials and sources, embracing learning advancements which will be an indisputable part of adulthood for them, as a school we have taken on a blended approach to teaching without losing the exceptionally high level of academic success that Mathews Phosa High enjoys.
Mathews-Phosa-College-AcademicsThe use of the latest learning and teaching materials, as well as the small class sizes, provides the optimal environment for full engagement in the classroom. Extra lessons and academic support are available for those who require the one-on-one additional help in their academic journey.
Our secret recipe for success in what we do is love and care with large doses of discipline and order.The school is a registered examination center and subscribes to the widely recognized CAPS curriculum. A wide number of subjects in the Science and Commerce fields are offered. These subjects lead to an even more diverse range of careers from Engineering to Chartered Accounting, Law to Entrepreneurship and Medicine.
The school has dominated as the best performing private school in Mpumalanga for a number of consecutive years. So high is the recognition the school is receiving it also has a very rare yet significant Parliamentary commendation for good results. Since 1995 the school has achieved a 100% pass rate with the exception of 1 or 2. The school has a degree access pass of 70% on average meaning that 7 out of every 10 of our learners will pass and qualify for Bachelors’ degree study. A very effective educator – pupil ratio of 1: 17 enhances contact time between the educator and pupils boosting academic delivery greatly.
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A boarding school provides education for pupils who live on the premises, as opposed to a day school. The word “boarding” is used in the sense of “room and board” i.e., lodging and meals. As they have existed for many centuries, and now extend across many countries, their function and ethos varies greatly.
Fewer Distractions. Boarding school students can focus better on their studies because television, video games, phones and other distractors are limited. These young scholars usually perform better academically because they live in an environment that is conducive to learning.