Located in Alberton, Marais Viljoen High School is an Afrikaans-medium school of excellence. The school strives to provide the highest standard of academic tutelage and guidance. The school’s academic success is conveyed to its learners by qualified teachers who direct their specific attention to the individual learners in small classes. The success of the systems in place within the school is evident from the high number of distinctions received in the annual matric final examinations, and the high number of university exemptions attained. The particular specialist subjects centre around mathematics-based areas, information technology, life orientation, second language Afrikaans, and mechanical technology.
In addition to these merits, staff members from Marais Viljoen High School are often enrolled on exam panels. The curriculum includes a wide variety of subject choices and top facilities, including laboratories, a library, as well as assistance through extra lessons, Winter school and therapeutic staff members to aid those learners who are experiencing problems.
The rich academic life of the school is complemented by a variety of cultural and sporting offerings. Marais Viljoen High School has acquired a number of accolades for its participation in a number of competitions in the region. This includes winning top rank in debating and public speaking, as well as the arts and in English oratory.
The school has also made a formidable name for itself on the sports field across a broad range of sports. As in the cultural sphere, Marais Viljoen High School has triumphed in a number of sporting competitions. Across all of the sports, the school has many regional and provincial representatives in their respective sports, which include rugby, cricket, hockey, chess, tennis, athletics, cross country, golf, swimming and equestrian events. The school’s commitment to sporting excellence is enhanced through a sport office and gym available to all of its learners.