We are very pleased that you have decided to be a part of the Vastfontein Batho Pele Christian School family.

Our family consists of learners, parents, and teaching staff. As is true in a good family unit, there are responsibilities for each of us to carry out in order to function effectively. Many of your responsibilities as a learner or parent are included in our Parent/Learner Guide, which will be reviewed and updated. Annually

Vastfontein’s strategy is to Transform our Community through quality Education, accredited Training, technical, life skills and entrepreneurial business Development followed up by regular Mentoring and discipeling. Our Holistic Approach is based on uncompromised Christian values and Biblical principles which includes addressing physical, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, relational, social and economic sustainability needs

Our High School building project has kicked-off and site preparation will start Quarter 4 2017 while the building of the class rooms will start in Quarter 1 of 2018. Initially Grade 8 & 9 Classes will be conducted on the Primary School premises, learners should be able to move to the High School Premises by Quarter 3 of 2018 should the project progress according to schedule.

It is our prayer that we will be able to build strong relationships within the VBPCS family. May God guide us in wisdom each and every day throughout each academic year.

Kind regards,
The VBPCS Administration

OUR VALUES

Our Values are extremely important to us and we expect our learners to adopt these as their own.

We treat all people with Respect no matter who they are or where they come from or what background they have. We strive for service Excellence continuously equipping and empowering our staff and learners to ensure we render the best possible level of services. We focus on being compliant with all statutory regulations by maintaining accurate and transparent record keeping and being good Stewards of all resources entrusted to usand we expect our learners to do the same. Through our committed services in the community we bring hope to the hopelessness of which the foundation is the Truth of everlasting hope through the redemptive work of Christ Jesus, expecting our staff and learners to embrace and live a life of truth.

THE VBPCS STATEMENT OF FAITH
  • We believe that the Scriptures, both Old and New Testaments in their original text are fully inspired by the Holy Spirit, without error, and are the final authority for the church;
  • We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit;
  • We believe in the absolute deity and full humanity of our Lord Jesus Christ. We believe in His virgin birth, His sinless life, the authority of his miracles, His vicarious and atoning death, His bodily resurrection and His present mediatory work in heaven.
  • We believe in the personality and deity of the Holy Spirit. We believe He gives life, He sanctifies, He empowers and comfort believers;
  • .We believe that man was originally created sinless. Tempted by Satan, ma fell and thereby brought the whole race under the condemnation of eternal separation from God;
  • We believe that man is saved through repentance and faith in the finished work of Christ. Justification is through grace alone;
  • We believe that the Church is the body of Christ composed of all true believers, and that Jesus Christ is the head of the Church. The present work of the Church is the worship of God, the perfecting of the saints, and the evangelisation of the world; and;
  • We believe in the personal and bodily return of the Lord Jesus Christ to consummate our salvation and establish His Glorious Kingdom.

CURRICULUM

GRADE 8 & 9

The National Curriculum and Assessment Policy (CAPS) is followed in all subjects. The following Subjects are Compulsory for Grades 8 & 9.
  1. English Home Language
  2. Afrikaans First Additional Language (FAL)
  3. Mathematics
  4. Natural Science
  5. Social Science
  1. Economic & Management Sciences (EMS)
  2. Life Orientation
  3. Technology
  4. Creative Arts
  5. Computer Application Technology

GRADE 10 & 12 PLANNED CURRICULUM (2019)

The National Curriculum and Assessment Policy (CAPS) is followed in all subjects. The following Subjects are Compulsory for Grades 10 to 12
  1. English Home Language
  2. Afrikaans First Additional Language (FAL)
  3. Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy
  4. Life Orientation
The following Electives will be available for Grades 10 to 12 of which 3 must be chosen
  1. Agriculture Management Practices
  2. Agriculture Science
  3. Agriculture Technology
  4. Business Studies
  5. Computer Application Technology
  6. Tourism

Culture and Sports

Culture As part of our Creative Arts Curriculum a choir and gumboot dance team will be developed and given opportunity to perform at one or two events during the year. Sports Athletics, Soccer, Netball and Softball will be presented as extra-curricular activities for learners who are interested in developing in those areas of sport.  

SCHOOL FEES

School fees are R1200 per month for 11 months, January to November. A subsidy scheme is available and can be applied for.  

REGISTRATION

Registration forms are available on request. Batho Pele Christian School Plot 131 Alpha Road Vastfontein  Tel: 071 9336234 Email: Principal@vastfontein.co.za www.vastfontein.co.za