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Francistown Senior Secondary School

Curriculum

Fsss5.jpg (18309 bytes)The school has goals to be realised, amongst them are; producing marketable students for institutions of higher learning as well as taking students on board.For this goal to be realised, the school offers a wide choice of subjects, which include:

Arts:

-Languages: English, Setwana

-Social Sciences: History ,Geography,Commerce, Development Studies (DVS) and Fundamentals of Production (FOP).

Sciences:

-Pure Sciences:Physics, Chemistry, Biology

-Physical Sciences: Physical Chemistry, and Physical Biology

-Agricultural Sciences: Agriculture.

-Combined Sceince: All the three sciences combined as one subject.

-Mathematics.

Practical Subjects:

Home Economics, Fashion and Fabrics, Food and Nutrition, Design and Technology, Art Craft and Design.

It is a requirement that every student must do a core subject which includes: English, Maths, Science, and another language.

Other subjects are optional.But a student must do a total of seven subject in all and the core ones included.

These subjects are offered on a five day timetable. There are 40 periods in a week which make 8 periods per day. The duration of one period is 40 minutes.

The year is divided into three terms. Each term is approximately 3 months. There is a school vacation of approximately 3 weeks in term one and a brief break in second term, with about 6 weeks in third term.

-Term One January to April

-Term Two May to August

-Term Three September to August.

Daily Shedule:

Term One and Three (Summer)

The day starts at 0645 till 1300 hours, then comes the lunch break at till 1415. The afternoon preparation period commonly known as (prep) starts at 1415 to 1550. The next activity is the extra curriculla period where students break into there individual clubs and a variety of games ball sports,till around 1630 hours, and this marks the end of a tipical summer day.

Term Two: (Winter)

The day starts at 0715 till 1330, then comes the lunch break at 1445.The afternoon preparation period starts at 1445 till 1605 followed by the extra curriculla activities mentioned above.

 

Cambridge Overseas School Certificate (COSC)

Subject Analysis - 1995,1996 & 1997.

                                                         Percent 1-6                                             Percent 1-8

Subject:

Additional Maths

Agriculture

Art

Biology

Chemistry

Chemistry/Biology

Combined Science

Commerce

Design & Technology

Development Studies

English

English Literature

Food & Nutrition

Fundamentals of Production

Geography

History

Maths

Physics

Physics/Biology

Physics/Chemistry

Religious Education

Setswana

Technical Drawing

1995

80.8

90.4

66.7

82.4

*

97.1

76.3

*

78.6

84.5

47.1

75

69.7

*

55.2

54.9

43.1

97.1

*

88.2

84.9

69.8

33.3

1996

95.24

89.2

73.53

89.55

73.53

83.87

68.86

*

94.74

95.92

15.38

54.55

86.89

*

86.71

64.29

35.79

73.85

82.35

69.7

76.52

71.62

33.3

1997

91

83

96

72

53

86

72

*

77

98

13

65

95

*

81

51

37

79

73

53

59

56

53

1995

88.46

98.31

94.44

98.53

100

*

100

*

100

99.3

96.3

83.33

98.48

*

74.13

82.35

71.38

100

*

100

100

97.92

70.83

1996

100

98.6

100

100

97.1

96.8

100

*

100

100

81.3

81.88

100

*

98.6

85.7

66.6

98.5

100

97.0

99.1

99.7

80.0

1997

94

98

100

97

90

100

100

*

100

100

93

100

100

*

100

83

67

99

100

97

98

99

75