Abbotts College, Century Gate – Your Future, Our Passion

Private Property South Africa
Claire Fraser

Offering classrooms with premium facilities, constructed around a beautiful central atrium and recreation area for students, Abbotts College, Century Gate, is a campus with the top modern amenities.

Catering for Grades 10 to 12, Abbotts College has established itself as the choice school of the education of students at these crucial levels. The Abbotts College structure has been refined since its establishment in 1971 and guarantees the academic success of students. This success is largely owing to the total dedication of staff to the discovery of each student’s potential, the development of study skills and the acquisition of a broad base of knowledge.

Small classes under the careful guidance of top teachers impart study skills and exam preparation methods. Teachers are available after hours, the College provides clinics and extra lessons, and supervised homework takes place after school every day– all features of the school that aid in top achievement. This all prepares students for examinations and assessments, but also instils each student with the best approach for tertiary study and the workplace. In addition to this, Abbotts College students often excel as top achievers at tertiary level. At the end of their time at the College, students rate their teachers in an evaluation. This ensures that teachers stay at the top of their game!

Abbotts College, Century Gate, has stimulating and modern facilities for students to derive maximum benefit from their school days. This includes an Art and Design space, as well as a computer room and science lab. The focus at Abbotts College is the provision of the best opportunities for every student. This includes a rich life-skills and cultural programme, as well as a number of excursions and trips.

Hospitality Studies has become one of the most renowned subjects to come from the Century Gate campus. Students participate in classes that are enhanced by the industrial kitchen, attractive dining area and inter-leading classroom. The lessons culminate in restaurant evenings, which are a showcase of the impressive skills acquired from the classes. For those interested in pursuing a career in the hospitality industry, the Hospitality Studies at Century Gate gives students the undeniable upper hand, and many students from the campus have gone on to receive accolades, awards and scholarships in the field.

Underlying the workings of Abbotts College, Century Gate, is open communication between students and staff, as well as staff and parents. Frequently-sent report cards mean that parents are aware of the progress made on a regular basis. From the student’s inception into the College, the greatest attention is paid to his or her talents, needs and dreams to carve the ideal path forwards. This process takes place in an environment where every student is free to express him or herself in a structured context, while being exposed to an extremely broad number of subjects. The Student Representative Council provides an opportunity to hone leadership skills, and is an important channel of communication between students and staff.

Extra-mural activities are viewed as a pivotal area in the development of important skills for students. At Abbotts College, extra-mural sporting and cultural activities, as well as social clubs and societies, as selected in accordance with consultations between the students and staff. As a result, the school offers traditional sports and activities, as well as the relatively unconventional school enterprises. The outcome of this is that students participate in these with fervour and enjoyment, developing their talents and their skills.

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