High School (Grade 8-12)

Bristol Training College (High School) is an independent, coeducational private college, registered with the Gauteng Department of Education with an expansive worldview and a legacy of academic excellence.

It is a high school that stands ready to meet, match, and expand the minds and passions of brightest students in South Africa and the world. It is a place of great tradition and innovation. committed to educating the whole person and preparing students to make contributions to a changing and challenging world 

At Bristol Training College we promise so much more: a balanced educational program for body and mind, heart and soul, incorporating the arts, athletics, and community service; a chapel program that calls students not only to grow into their best selves, but also to reach out beyond themselves to address needs and realities greater than themselves.

We follow the caps curriculum set out by the Department of Basic Education



Grades 8 – 9

Grade 8-9 pupils take the following academic subjects:

  • English or Setswana (Home Language)
  • Afrikaans, isiZulu, or Sepedi  (First Additional Language)
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Technology
  • Economic Management Sciences
  • Arts and Culture
  • Life Orientation
  • Computer Applications Technology

A choice of three subjects from the following:

  • Physical Science
  • History
  • Accounting
  • Geography
  • Consumer 
  • Life Sciences
  • Computer Applications Technology
  • Agricultural Sciences 
  • Business Studies 
  • Economics

Grades 10 – 12

Grade 9 pupils choose a minimum of seven subjects to continue with until the end of Matric. The four compulsory subjects are:

  • English or Setswana (Home Language)
  • Afrikaans, isiZulu, or Sepedi  (First Additional Language
  • Life Orientation
  • Mathematics or Mathematics Literacy (in Grade 11 and 12 only)



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Admission Requirements

The following certified documents will be required for enrollment

  • Latest school report
  • Unabridged Birth Certificate
  • Parents ID copies
  • Proof of residence (must be either water & lights account or rental agreement)
  • Proof of work (if applying based on work address)
  • Immigrants would be required to attach either passport/study permit/asylum seeker number/refugee number/work permit

Recommended Matric Subjects and Possible Careers


Human and Social Studies

Art and Culture






11 Official and 13 Non-official Languages

Geography,History, Life Orientation,Religion Studies

Dance Studies, Design Dramatic, Music Visual Arts.

Consumer Studies, Hospitality Studies. Tourism

Possible Careers

Possible Careers

Possible Careers

Possible Careers

Journalism, Television, Creative writing, Advertising, Translation Copywriting, Broadcasting, Library and Information Management, publishing, Media and communication, Teaching profession

Law, Human Resources, Labour Relations, History, Sociology, psychology, Social Work, Archaeology, Geography, Environmental Management, Cartography, Management, Marketing, Theology, politics, Public and International Relations, Museums, Public Administration. Teaching Profession

painting, Sculpture, Music, Theater, Acting, Dance, Performing arts technology, Photography, Graphic art, Design, Film and television production, Computer Graphics and animation, Teaching profession.

Travel, Tourism, Leisure, Catering, Community Services, Hotel and Restaurant Services, Real Estate, Crime Prevention, Game Ranging, Teaching Profession.

Business, Commerce and Management Studies

Agricultural Science

Engineering and Technology

Physical, Mathematical Computer and Life Sciences





Accounting, Business Studies, Economics

Agricultural Science, Agricultural Management Practices, Agricultural Technology

Civil Technology, Electrical Technology, Engineering Graphics and Design, Mechanical Technology

Physical Science,  Life Science, Mathematics, Mathematical Literacy, Computer Applications Technology, Information Technology

Possible Careers

Possible Careers

Possible Careers

Possible Careers

Accountancy, Taxation, Insurance, Auditing, Financial Planning,Actuarial Science, Information Systems, Banking, Business, Imports and Export, Marketing and Sales, Office Management and Technology, Administration, Organisational Psychology, Commercial Law, Teaching Profession.

Agricultural Management and Extension, Farming Animal Husbandry, Crop Production, Nature Conservation, Forestry, Environmental Management, Horticulture, Teaching Profession.

Engineering (e.g. Civil, Mechanical Electrical, Industrial, Electronic, Metallurgical), Manufacturing Technology (e.g Textile, Pulp and Paper, Food) Mining, Tele-Communications, Computer Engineering and Programming, Transport and Logistics, Geographic Information Systems, Information and data Management, Urban and Regional Planning, Surveying, Architecture, Construction, Teaching Profession.

Health profession related to wide field of medicine, Psychiatry, Dentistry, Veterinary Science, Pharmacy, Nursing and Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, e.g Physiotherapy, Radiography, Occupational Therapy, Audiology, Dietetics and Nutrition, Primary Health Care, Community Health, Maternal and Child Health, Forensic Science Speech Therapy, Chiropractic, Homeopathy, Healthcare Technology, Occupational Health, Palliative Medicine, Sport Medicine, Emergency Medical Care, Teaching Profession, Various Science and Computer Science-Related Fields, e.g. Archaeology, Astronomy, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Physics, Demography, Ecology, Geology, Hydrology, Information Technology, Statistics Soil Science, Environmental Science, Marine Biology, Ocean and Atmosphere Science, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Human Biosciences, Microbiology, Entomology, Ichthyology Teaching  Profession

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