Note: Changes to the subject offering and promotion requirements, could occur at any time during the year.


1. Language, Literacy and Communication
2. Mathematics
3. Technology
4. Life Orientation
5. Human & Social Science
6. Natural Science
7. Economics & Management Science
8. Arts & Culture

At this level the courses are the same as that offered by academic schools.

We reserve the right to change the subject choices at our discretion.

1. English Home Language
2. Afrikaans Additional Language
3. Life Orientation
4. Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy
5. Business Studies
6. Economics or Accounting or Computer Application Technology
7. Economics or Visual Art or Computer Application Technology

Learners from other schools may be admitted to these grades. Each application, however, is judged on its merits by the Headmaster and his team.

In addition to the regular academic programme, learners can also participate in the following :

– Market Days (every Tuesday)
– Allen Grey Entrepreneurship Challenge
– JSE Investment Challenge

We currently offer the following extra-curricular activities. It is compulsory for each learner to do one activity per term:

  • Allan Gray Entrepreneurial Challenge
  • Art Club
  • Beading
  • Beauty Therapy
  • Cheerleading
  • Chess
  • Choir
  • Culinary Club
  • Dominoes
  • Fitness Club
  • Hiking
  • JSE Investment Challenge
  • Learners License
  • Marimba Band
  • Music Club
  • Netball
  • Programming
  • Recorder Ensemble
  • Soccer – Boys
  • Soccer – Girls
  • Travia Club
  • Volleyball
  • Yoga

Application Process

*Please complete the online application and download the documents below.


About Us

Gardens Commercial is a coeducational inner city school with learners aged 12 – 18 years.


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Address: Paddock Avenue, Gardens
Telephone: +27 21 465 1236