At the Houghton Muslim Academy, our home language is English, and
our first additional
language is Afrikaans.
Our approach to Mathematics education encompasses the following: Quantitatively,
Mathematics which may
be defined as the knowledge of numbers, patterns, shapes, space, measurement and data.
However, the qualitative
definition is much harder to express. It is the reasoning, logic and application skills
that are developed
through our understanding and knowledge of numbers. The superiority of a child’s
mathematical skills are dependent on both.
Life Skills: lends to the holistic development of the child and
Beginning Knowledge and Personal and Social Well Being – general
knowledge and social skills
Creative Arts – Performing Arts and Visual Arts
The school programme provides for a variety of learning experiences. It is based on the
that learning should be the result of actual experience; that play is a significant mode
and above all the school should be a place of joy for both the learner and educator.
drawing, painting, reading, baking, cutting, pasting, crafts, puzzles etc.
Our principle focus is on the holistic development of the child