At Gobabis Gymnasium we have at heart the education of your child in the fullest sense of the word, providing high standard academic tuition and moral guidance within the broader Namibian society.
Here our Motto is "Excellence" and that's exactly what we strive for in all aspects of life!
The school opened its doors for the first time in January 2000 with 67 (grade 8 – 11) learners and 6 teachers. One hundred and twenty two learners were registered in January 2002. On the 2nd of December 2004, the school was registered to offer education from grade 1 to grade 12. Primary education grades 1 to 7 officially started in January 2005.
The school emblem constitutes the following symbolsThe Bible which is the Word of God. The camelthorn tree of the Kalahari, with its roots in good soil and branches reaching upwards, symbolising growth and steadfastness. The sun, which is the source of light and life.
Afrikaans First Language is compulsory in the Junior Secondary phase, i.e. Phase 1 and Phase 2 (Grades 8, 9 and 10).
English, Afrikaans, Mathematics and Life Science/Biology are compulsory from Grade 8 (Phase 1) to Grade 12. Parents and learners must support the Christian values and norms of the school.
Disabilities: The school is not able to offer substantial support to learners with learning disabilities. In special circumstances the school may accept learners with physical disabilities. Any additional costs relating to this acceptance will be borne by the parent/guardian.
Only applicants of an age within two years of the class group will be admitted.
The academic record of the previous school attended must be available.
Impeccable behaviour at the previous school is a precondition for admission to this school.
Every parent and learner must comply with and support the mission, policies, and code of conduct as formulated in this School Code.
Every parent/guardian and learner must fully respect and maintain the disciplinary style of Gobabis Gymnasium.
Registration of new learners and re-registration of previous learners will take place at the beginning of each new school year.
Jandré van der Schyff
Chrisna van der Schyff
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