The Wingu Way

The Wingu Way is a teaching strategy guided by practice-based research. Our top-rated international online school is the perfect schooling solution for students that need a more flexible schedule or those that need to learn from home.

We collaborate with leading researchers and have devised an effective blended learning approach that embodies our core belief: Education is not a one-size-fits-all.

The Wingu Way

The Wingu Way is a teaching strategy guided by practice-based research. Our top-rated international online school is the perfect schooling solution.

We collaborate with leading researchers and have devised an effective blended learning approach that embodies our core belief: Education is not a one-size-fits-all.

Forward Thinking Education

We foster a culture across the Academy that promotes the development of forward- thinking, growth mind-set oriented individuals. We even have a definition for it:

Wingulian

Adj: A Thriving, forward-thinking individual who sees all problems as exciting challenges and failures as learning experiences.

Noun: A team member, learner or family member of a learner that is Thriving at Wingu Academy.

Our remote learning strategy

At Wingu Academy, we pride ourselves on providing affordable, top-class education focused on Africa, South Africa, Europe, and the UK.

When it comes to international schooling, we are constantly striving to offer the best in online school education. From 2024, Wingu Academy also offers a homeschooling option, with even more flexibility. 

Our primary school division provides British International Primary and Lower Secondary curriculums approved by the Oxford International Curriculum. Our secondary school provides the International GCSE or AS and A-level curriculum approved by Pearson Edexcel and aligned to Cambridge and Oxford AQA curricula.  Our online teaching and learning strategy includes:

Expert teachers

Our qualified teachers are experts in their fields, ensuring the best possible education. Daily interactive  live classes. 

Specialised and up-to-date content

The world of education changes quickly, so we stay on top of things.

Innovative & interactive lessons

We ensure our online school keeps learners involved.

On-demand knowledgeable tutors and coaches

If our Wingulians need extra support, we have student success advisors and learning coaches available.

Self-paced online learning

We give learners the freedom to choose their own pace within a structured assessment program.

Student & Parent support

  • Online lessons are recorded and are readily available.
  • We have a team of trained, qualified subject experts which provide students with continuous support.
  • Parents do not need to be subject specialists. We also provide additional support to learners with our easily accessible tutors.

Assessments

  • All tests, tasks and assessments are available on the Wingu Platfom. 
  • Term tests and exams are written under remote invigilation and uploaded to the platform for grading.
  • Tasks and assessments are marked by qualified and trained Wingu Academy Teachers and Examiners.
  • Final International Exams are written in person at an exam centre closest to you

Easy administration

  • Upon registration, we provide all new clients with an induction session and virtual tour of our platform. New clients will be able to virtually engage with a Wingu expert to ask questions and to become familiar with the Wingu Academy online platform.
  • You will be able to track your child’s progress through our system with easy access available to view marks, assignments and lessons that your child engages with.

The Wingu Online Teaching Approach

Wingu Academy does a variety of things to ensure it is one of the best online international schools in the world.

Our approach caters for all the different learning styles. We provide each student with a personalised mix of self-paced independent learning and/or teacher-guided schedules of work.

The approach allows deep learning for any personality type. And the online courses guide the students effectively through the core curriculum.

Various academic and non-academic support is offered to the students. These include live classes and workshops presented by qualified teachers and discussion classes for problem-solving.

We also offer academic support sessions for further individual assistance where needed and student success advisors and learning coaches that provide one-on-one support.

Choosing a curriculum

Choosing the correct curriculum for a student is crucial as it shapes their educational experience, aligns with their learning style, and prepares them for future academic and career opportunities. The British International Curriculum emphasizes flexibility, critical thinking, and a global perspective, offering various pathways like the IGCSE and A-levels. In contrast, the South African CAPS (Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement) is more prescriptive, focusing on a standardized approach with a strong emphasis on local context and practical skills development.

Early Years

Designed for 5 to 6-year-olds

The British International Early Years program initiates an engaging educational path for learners. it establishes a robust foundation at the start of their academic careers, preparing them to advance to subsequent international phases.

Lower Primary

Designed for children aged 7 to 9

The British International Primary program initiates an engaging educational path for learners. it establishes a solid base at the start of their educational journey, setting the stage for their advancement into subsequent international phases.

Upper Primary

Designed for 10 to 12 year old's

The British International Upper Primary program initiates an engaging educational path for learners. it establishes a robust foundation for students at the intermediate stage of their education, preparing them for the subsequent international phase.

Lower Secondary

Designed for 13 to 15-year-olds

The British International Lower Secondary program initiates an engaging educational path for learners. it lays a solid groundwork for students in the senior phase of their education, preparing them for the subsequent iGCSE level.
 

iGCSE

Designed for 16 to 17-year-olds

The British International GCSE program propels learners forward on an engaging educational path. it lays a solid groundwork for students progressing to advanced international levels.

AS/A Levels

Designed for 18 to 19-year-olds

The British International AS level program propels learners forward on a dynamic educational path. it offers a concluding year (12th grade) before progressing to tertiary education. The British International A level program, an additional year (13th grade) of schooling, equips students with a competitive edge for entering demanding university programs.
 

Grade 10-12

Designed for students aged 16 to 19

The National Senior Certificate (CAPS) program serves as South Africa's curriculum for Grades 10 through 12. it offers the concluding three-year phase of secondary education prior to pursuing higher education.

Wingu Academy's Hybrid Schooling Option

At Wingu Academy, we provide diverse schooling options tailored to your needs. Our hybrid schooling option, available in Centurion (Gauteng) and the Southern Suburbs (Western Cape), combines the flexibility of online education with the stability of a traditional brick-and-mortar school.

Wingu Southern Suburbs Campus

24 Cornwall Street, Lakeside, Muizenberg