SHANAN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
"Shanan" is a Hebrew word, In the Old
Testament meaning "To teach diligently"
- A Christian School which started in 1989.
- A School that follows the National Curriculum Statement (NCS) and uses the Accelerated Christian Education methodology
as the Learner Teacher Support Material (LTSM). With this, the learner is able to progress at his/her own pace.
- Grade R to Grade 12.
- Qualified and motivated staff with a staff to learner ratio of 1:15.
- ACE is internationally recognised.
- We achieve an excellent balance: academic, intellectual and cultural stimulation, a good physical education
programme as well as spiritual growth and character building.
- Teaching takes place in a Christian environment where individual attention can maximize learners' progress and
- We train learners for the stewardship of life. Serving our community with outreach programmes which include drama,
dance, food and clothing.
- We offer a variety of sporting activities such as soccer, netball, athletics, cross-country, swimming, table tennis,
volleyball, mini-cricket and chess.
- Our learners have the opportunity to compete at national and international level in the cultural extravaganza known as
Convention. This is the highlight of the year at which leaners are selected to represent South African ACE schools in an
international competition in the USA.
- The ACE system builds character as it is based on the Word of God and the characteristics of Jesus.
- A professional Christian Counsellor is available at the school.
- A FutureKids Computer Centre is operational.
- A quality physical development programme is in place.
What Shanan has to Offer:
Our grade 12 learners graduate with a Gr12 College Entrance Certificate. Those wishing to go to
university need to write the qualifying entrance tests (with qualifying standards) determined by
each university respectively e.g NBT, SAT or just their entrance fees.
Meaning of the symbols
on our school badge
Represents unity in the
Trinity; God the Father,
God the Son and God
the Holy Spirit
The School is based
on God's Word
Symbol of knowledge
coming from God's
Sword and Pen:
Quickening of the
spirit of knowledge