MCS Alumni

By |2019-03-14T07:21:24+00:00May 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

We are extremely proud of the successes of our MCS Alumni, they are truly Real World Ready. The Cambridge Curriculum does prepare and give our students the advantage to fare excellently at universities and colleges. Congratulations to Anrie Human, a former student of MCS, who received her BA Honours degree in Anthropology at Pretoria University with [...]

International Virtual School to offer world-class Cambridge secondary curriculum

By |2018-07-12T11:34:22+00:00February 26th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

The International Virtual School (Mountain Cambridge School online) has been approved by Cambridge Assessment International Education to offer its world-leading Cambridge programme online. The International Virtual School is part of a small number of selected schools trialling the processes necessary to register with Cambridge International to offer the Cambridge Pathway online. The Cambridge programme for students [...]

News update

By |2018-07-12T11:34:56+00:00September 30th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

During these past holidays, I read an article by Helen Bryant on “The Value of Learning, Learning is more than passing exams.” MCS resonates with the importance of her article in our vision for our learners here at MCS. She writes that education and learning is not just about doing well in our examinations – although [...]

Cambridge Conference

By |2018-07-12T11:32:28+00:00May 18th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

We had our first Cambridge Schools Conference in South Africa during the holidays. Mr James and I attended the conference at St Johns College. It was a great honour to be part of such a world class event and to be able to share knowledge and ideas on 'Leading learning' with other Cambridge Schools from across [...]

Carolina moves mountains at the MCS

By |2018-07-12T11:31:03+00:00October 12th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

In the 2015/2016 Global Competitiveness Report of the World Economic Forum, South Africa again ranked at the bottom of the pit among 140 countries in terms of its maths and science education. http://kormorant.co.za/12367/carolina-moves-mountains-at-mcs/ That is why the Mountain Cambridge School (MCS) in Hartbeespoort, that just celebrated six years as a Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) school, focuses [...]

Independent schools are competitive environments

By |2018-07-12T11:30:22+00:00February 27th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Independent schools like MCS are competitive environments and our learners, parents and staff are under constant pressure to perform well. However, I am absolutely adamant that in the long run, for our learners to reach their full potential, they have to fail, and more importantly, they have to learn to overcome the fear of failure. We [...]

Celebrating Cambridge

By |2018-07-12T11:32:59+00:00September 20th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

Welcome back! I trust you all had a wonderful August break and have returned feeling refreshed and able to enjoy this wonderful Spring weather. The term commences with many sporting and cultural activities as per the calendar. I look forward to seeing many of you at the upcoming events. The third term is going to be [...]

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