Beneficiary Schools

Beneficiary Schools

There are 4 categories of beneficiary schools:

• The innovation in teachers’ development programme is implemented at 5 high schools, which are a combination of historic, catholic and local public schools, within the Sekhukhune District.
• The career expo is targeted at schools in various circuits of the Sekhukhune district. On average, Approximately 2’500 learners benefit from the expo per year;
• The KutlwanongProMaths programme is provided to 300 learners from 10 schools in the Nebo circuit (Sekhukhune District);
• A total of 15 schools benefit from the Kutlwanong Fundisa ProMaths Programme. 5 schools per circuit.

 The following schools participate in the programme:

Glen Cowie Secondary School (Catholic, Historic &Dinaledi School)


Located within the Glen Cowie Circuit, this is a girls-only boarding school with a strong Roman Catholic ethos and a history of high academic achievement. It caters mainly for learners from middle class families, most of whom live in the Greater Sekhukhune District. Glen Cowie was formerly a church-owned private school and is still located on church land, which gives the Catholic Church authority as a contemporary role in the school’s governance.

The school is a Quintile 3 school (in terms of the National Norms and Standards for School Funding), and was recently declared a no-fee school. Glen Cowie has received major donations from Anglo American and the Solon Foundation and is also assisted with some training, support and funding for bursaries by the Catholic Institute of Education.

Legaletlwa Secondary School (Local Neighbouring School)

Located in Glen Cowie Circuit, Legaletlwa is a co-educational day school. It caters for learners from nearby villages. Legaletlwa is a Quintile 1 school, which means that the school relies wholly on state funding. The school is part of the Limpopo Child Friendly Schools Project, which has provided some training and support on the school’s improvement.

St. Marks Comprehensive College (Historic & Schoornoord District School)

St Marks is associated with the Anglican Church and is a co-educational school that accommodates both day scholars and boarders. It shares its campus with St Mark’s Primary School and St Mark’s Pre-school. The school used to be a church-owned private school and is still located on church land, which gives the Anglican Church authority as a contemporary role in the school’s governance. The school is a Quintile 4 school and continues to charge tuition and boarding fees. It receives some external funding through the Anglican Diocese of St Mark.

St Paul’s High School (Catholic School)

Located within the Manthole Circuit, St Paul’s is a public day school, which used to be a Catholic boarding school. It accommodates boys and girls, both Catholic and those from other denominations. Learners are from Luckau village and other neighbouring villages, some of which are far from the school. St Paul’s used to be a church driven private school and is still located on church land, which gives the Catholic Church authority as a contemporary role in the school governance. Classified a Quintile 3 school, St Paul’s was recently declared a no-fee school. St Pauls’ receives some support from the Catholic Institute of Education.

Matshumane Secondary School (Local Neighbouring Dinaledi School)

Located in the Glen Cowie Circuit, Matshumane is a Dinaledi School, which means that it has been selected tobecome a centre of excellence in Mathematics and Physical Sciences education. It is a large public day school on a spacious campus. The 2010 results have started showing improvements resulting from interventions by the school to revive its good academic record. This school is a Quintile 2 school, which means that learners have not been paying school fees for several years and the school relies almost exclusively on the state for income. As a Dinaledi School, the school receives Departmental support from a specialized unit in the provincial Education Department, and is looking forward to an extensive infrastructure upgrade in 2011.Matshumane was nominated by the provincial department of education to become one of the main centres of career education in the Sekhukhune District.