The Life Skills subject is aimed at guiding and preparing learners for life and its possibilities, including equipping learners for meaningful and successful living in a rapidly changing and transforming society.
• physical, social, personal, emotional and cognitive development;
• creative and aesthetic skills and knowledge through engaging in dance, music, drama and visual art activities;
• knowledge of personal health and safety;
• understanding of the relationship between people and the environment;
• awareness of social relationships, technological processes and elementary science.
The teaching and learning of Mathematics aims to develop the following in the learner:
• critical awareness of how mathematical relationships are used in social, environmental, cultural and economic relations;
• confidence and competence to deal with any mathematical situation without being hindered by a fear of Mathematics;
• a spirit of curiosity and a love of Mathematics;
• appreciation for the beauty and elegance of Mathematics;
• recognition that Mathematics is a creative part of human activity;
• deep conceptual understanding in order to make sense of Mathematics; and
• acquisition of specific knowledge and skills necessary for:
- the application of Mathematics to physical, social and mathematical problems,;
- the study of related subject matter (e.g. other subjects); and
- further study in Mathematics.