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Greenwich College - A Registered Cambridge International Examinations High School Greenwich College - A Registered Cambridge International Examinations High School Greenwich College - A Registered Cambridge International Examinations High School

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No need to stagnate in a job or position you do not like because you do not have a matric. You can obtain your long awaited salary increase, promotion or make a career change starting right now by following a one year conveniently structured and affordable night school course especially designed for working adults with limited time.

About Greenwich College

Greenwich College was established in 1998 to offer students an alternative schooling system that is internationally recognized and acceptable for entrance to universities worldwide.

Since 2011 Greenwich College has been offering night school to people over the age of 20 who want a matric for personal, work promotion or further study purposes (i.e diploma or degree). We offer the night school so that everyone can have the advantage of having a matric and Greenwich College has a proud record of mature students who have achieved this.

What are the Cambridge International Examinations?

The examining body is Cambridge International Examinations which is the world’s largest provider of High School Education and active in 150 counties. 

The validity of these prestigious high school qualifications is recognized both locally and internationally and is accepted worldwide without question.

Questions and Answers

Q. What do I need to do in order to qualify for a matric/senior certificate evaluation?

A. You need to meet the requirements set by the South African Qualifications Authority or if you wish to meet University entry requirements, those set by Hesa.


Q. What are these requirements?

A. You need to pass two higher grade subjects (AS Level) with an A-E and three at lower grade (IGCSE) with an A-C. This option also allows for access to university should you wish to study towards a bachelor’s degree through Unisa (see Unisa admission requirements).Alternatively you may take 2 higher grade subjects and 5 lower grade subjects and the pass symbol can be A to an E for all seven subjects but this option will not allow access to university. 

In all cases English or Afrikaans must be included as one of the subjects.



Other than the fees, are there any further costs?

Examination Fees - Via the British Council

A.The cost of the examination differs according to the exchange rates but is approximately
R1800.00 - R2200.00 per subject


Please make sure to enter before closing date, 30 July 2019


Q. When do the examinations take place


Our main CAMBRIDGE IGCSE and AS level examination session is at the end of the school year October until end- November. A mid-year exam session is offered by Cambridge in May/June and students wishing to upgrade results from previous CAMBRIDGE examinations may re-write subjects in this session.

Question papers are sent from Cambridge and students’ scripts are returned to Cambridge for marking, ensuring a continuous high standard of education.May/June results are available in August and end of year results in mid-January of the following year. Certificates are issued by Cambridge.  


Q. When can i start my studies?



The ideal time is at the beginning of the year, joining later will necessitate catching up on your own.


Lecturers & Classes

All our lecturers are highly qualified and the study material offered by Cambridge is of a very high standard.


Subjects Offered (Subjects must be chosen with assistance from the main office)


1. English Language

2. Afrikaans

3. Mathematics

4. Business Studies

5. Environmental Management

6. Commerce



1. English Language

2. Afrikaans

3. Business Studies


An overview of the subjesct (other than Mathematics, Afrikaans and English)


Commerce as a subject

Commerce is a study related to distribution of products from the producer (point of production) to the consumer (point of consumption).
Learners gain an introduction to the nature of commercial activities, how these activities are affected by changes in the commercial environment, and the impact they have on national and international consumers, producers, retailers and wholesalers.

The syllabus looks at the purpose and function of major commercial activities, examining language, concepts and decision-making procedures, and the importance of communication and documentation. Learners study the nature and importance of innovation and change, and develop complementary skills of enquiry, interpretation and communication.

Business Studies as a subject

Business Studies provides students with a unique insight into the world of work. Through its study, students discover how businesses operate and learn about their key elements and essential business functions.
The study of business is about how individuals and groups of people organise, plan, and act to create and develop goods and services to satisfy customers.
Business is influenced by and impacts on the cultural, ethical, environmental, political, and economic conditions of the day.
Students develop their understanding of business theory and practices in a range of relevant contexts, through case study as well as theoretical approaches to learning.
Business studies have natural links to the social sciences learning area. Contexts for business can also be drawn from other learning areas, such as technology, management, marketing, project management, business accounting, management consultancy and human resources.


Environmental Management as a subject


Environmental Management is an interesting course that brings together many different academic fields of study.

In general with this subject you will be looking at the physical aspects of the world around us.

This covers many of the topics that would be in a Geography syllabus.
There are also links to Business Studies, Economics, Physical Science and even Travel and Tourism

Environmentla Management is broken down into 4 main areas of study:

  • The Lithosphere ( Rocks and the make-up of soils)
  • The Hydrosphere ( Water, Oceans and the water cycle)
  • The Atmosphere
  • The Biosphere ( Life forms and their interactions with each other and the environment)

At the IGCSE level the approach is quite wide, with many areas covered to give a broad understanding of concepts.

Each learning area introduces the key components of the particular system, and then looks at the impacts of human activity.

As a whole, the course assesses the strengths and weaknesses of each system with a view to increasing the understanding of how fragile the balance of nature is. The long term goal is to promote the sustainable use of resources and the ecologically sound development of Society through the implementation of appropriate management strategies.


More information will be given through to students who start their education on these nights. Please note that only students who paid registration & fees will be allowed into the class.


Should you be interested and wish to enrol,

contact me on or phone 011-954-1234

-give yourself the gift of education!!-