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Cultural Activities

Breakdown of cultural activities available on a term-by-term basis

Term 1
Band
Debating
Journalism
Music Centre
Photography Club
Sound & Lighting
Major Production
o
Public Speaking
o
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o
o
Term 2
Band
Debating
Journalism
Music Centre
Photography Club
Sound & Lighting
Major Production
Toastmasters
o
o
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o
o
Term 3
Band
Debating
Journalism
Music Centre
Photography Club
Sound & Lighting
o
Toastmasters
Public Speaking
Variety Showcase
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Mr/Ms Fourways
One Act Plays
Term 4
Band
Debating
Journalism
Music Centre
Photography Club
Sound & Lighting
Major Production
o
o
o
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o
o

Mission & Objectives

Culture is as much a part of your school career as is your academics, leadership & sport.

Mission

To be a leading cultural institution in every sphere, unrivaled by any other educational institution:

  1. Develop facilities of excellence in Music & Dramatic Arts in the form of infrastructure and equipment.
  2. Academic Integration.
  3. Holistic development, personal growth, acquisition & development of life skills. Improvement of mind, body & soul through education/training.

Objectives

  1. Increase student & staff achievement & motivation.
  2. To be that which is excellent as either students/staff – always.
  3. To inspire moments of optimism & happiness.
  4. To create intrinsic & extrinsic value & make a difference.
  5. Create a nurturing environment of support & compromise.
  6. Reward people for taking risks & finding better ways to solve problems.

Cultural Values

Growth & appreciation of self worth, professionalism & commitment

Leadership:

Have courage to shape a better future for yourself and those around you. Lead by example & develop others maximum potential.

Collaboration:

Work together as a team in all spheres of school life while leveraging collective genius for more holistic development of character.

Passion:

Students must develop commitment in heart & mind with an overall optimistic attitude while facing adversity or opposition.

Accountability:

Be accountable for our actions & inactions. Be responsible to somebody for something. Have an attitude of self discipline – “if it is to be, its up to me”.

Diversity:

Be inclusive of all aspects reflected in the Four Pillars of excellence at Fourways High School and realise the value of each of these Four Pillars.

Integrity:

Be real & at all times adhere to high moral principles as well as professional standards. The standards we keep shape better character in the long run.

Innovation:

Inspire creativity, passion, optimism & fun. Personally challenge yourself and those around you everyday in creative ways for personal/collective growth.

Quality:

Set yourself up to be over-achievers with the aim to produce material & substance, value & meaning within the changing world in which we live.

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