Dealing with failure and poor results

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For many young people, the idea of failing a particular Grade as a result of achieving poor Grades in an exam, or academic year, can be a daunting experience.  It is often in this state of complete fear and hopelessness that students become overwhelmingly anxious – devastated by the idea that they are complete failures… Read more »

Considering Part-time Studies? Guiding You on Improving Matric Results

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You have given it everything, but you need one or two APS points (admission point score) to get accepted in your university course of choice.  Or perhaps you did not put in any effort at all and your results are a true reflection of your limited input and therefore your plans for the future are… Read more »

“The importance of treating teen as young adults”

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In general, teachers tend to teach in the same manner that they have been taught by their own teachers. But often, taking into account the generation gap between teachers and learners, it has led to the use of out-dated teaching methods. For decades children were not allowed to have an opinion or think for themselves,… Read more »

Exam Meal Plan

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As the students prepare for their coming exams, we want to assist with a 7-Day Meal Plan that is beneficial for the students to perform well during these times. Get your shopping bags ready for a much needed nutritional diet for these coming exams. Click on the link below and you will download our exciting… Read more »

Adjusting to School in a Foreign Country

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Adjusting to School in a Foreign Country   Attending a school in another country requires dedication, commitment, perseverance and tolerance.  It is important for the student to realise that things will be different, the culture, the curriculum, the teaching and learning. So before you decide to enroll at a school in a foreign country the… Read more »

Building Parent, Teacher Partnerships

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Building Parent, Teacher Partnerships   Your child spend most of his days at school.  Surrounded by teachers whom they tend to look up to as mentors, life coaches or role models.  But your role as parent will always be viewed as being more important in shaping your child’s personality, interests and initial value systems that… Read more »

How to deal with Exam Stress

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How to deal with Exam Stress     Somewhere along the line we all have to write exams.  Quite often they are the source of high levels of stress and anxiety but with proper planning and by following a number of easy steps you can avoid the overwhelming and debilitating effect of exam stress. The… Read more »

Open Day 1 August Abbotts College Johannesburg South

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ADvTECH Top Achievers Awards

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On Friday, 17 January 2014 the Schools Division of ADvTECH representing CrawfordSchools™, Abbotts College and Trinityhouse, hosted their sixth annual Top Achievers Awards ceremony at the Michelangelo Hotel. This prestigious ceremony was held to celebrate and recognise the dedicated efforts and hard work of their top Matric students of 2013. The Award winners from their… Read more »

Message from the GM on the passing of Nelson R. Mandela

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On behalf of the students, staff and families of Abbotts College, we wish to convey our deepest sympathies to the family of Nelson Mandela on his passing.  His legacy will continue to live on through the children of our nation and we will keep his memory alive in our schools. Due to the fact that… Read more »