Private Primary & High Schooling - Victory Christian Academy

Victory Christian Academy in La Lucia, Durban North provides excellent all round education offering private preschool, primary school and high school learning for learners of every age. When learners finish at Victory Preschool, they literally move next door to start their next exciting adventure in the foundation phase grades 1-3 of VCA’s private primary school.

Focus is placed on reading in this phase and utilises the following outstanding reading tools, namely:

  • A specially developed alphabet sequence
  • Songs for each (phonetic) sound
  • Physical activities including dance and play-acting

Learners are mainly lock-stepped in this phase to ensure that they develop strong social and learning skills. Young students are nurtured by the foundation phase Supervisors (teachers) who aim to help each child to find and fully develop their strengths.

Grade 4 to 6 of VCA’S Primary School, the intermediate phase, sees the next step in a Victory Christian Academy student’s learning adventure and the best thing is, it too is a very short walk away. In this phase all six learning areas are covered from the core subjects of maths and languages to the sciences, life orientation and arts and culture. Of course, it’s not all seriousness in this phase; learners also have the opportunity to take part in many new ventures which have included a bongo drum session as well as a dress-up dinner party. At all times in this phase the individual needs of the children are identified and catered for through continuous assessment and support from a skilled and professional team.

Grades 7 to 9 complete the Senior Phase and entry into the High School Phase. Each learner progresses at his or her own rate and receives individualised attention. The learner's learning is controlled and motivated. The private high school is aimed at assisting learners to master and apply learnt concepts. Towards the end of grade 9 students will be aided in choosing their majors. This choice, for many learners can be a daunting one and every effort is made to help the students make the choice best suited for them.

During FET phase grades 10 to 12 students study their chosen majors. The individualised system of learning continues through this phase with specialised subject facilitation. Learners in this phase are also given guidance and counselling for their school leaving plans. Much emphasis is placed on academics however, VCA also focuses on the holistic needs of the student. Thanks to the Accelerated Christian Education curriculum learners will learn important morals and values from a Christian point of view. Victory Christian Academy is a Christian school which continually strives to ensure its learners, whether in primary school or high school, “don’t just get along, they get ahead”.