Midlands Christian College

Midlands Christian College

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Midlands Christian College History & Background

Midlands Christian College LogoMidlands Christian College (MCC) is a member of the Midlands Christian Group Of Schools. This group of schools also includes Midlands Christian School (MCS) which is an elementary school.

The school is an internationally accredited co-educational private Christian high school located in Gweru in the Midlands province of Zimbabwe.

About 500 boys and girls make up the school enrolment with a teaching staff compliment of 64. The school has both day and boarding students from form one to six.

The school is dedicated to Christ; striving for effectiveness;  committed to excellence and to producing quality.

Midlands Christian College (also known as) is affiliated with The Associaton of Christian Schools International (ACSI). 

Midlands Christian College Pass Rate

The school claims to get good pass rates on its website and advertising material. Their pioneer group achieved a 99 per cent pass rate in their HSK Level 1 examination.

How To Apply To Midlands Christian College

Admission is usually by assessment test in the first instance. This helps the staff in determining the maturity, potential and present level of achievement of each pupil. School reports from the junior or previous schools are considered. Date of application is also taken into account.

Application forms (downloadable below) are available to interested candidates with a non-refundable administration fee to be confirmed on collection or submission of the form. When forms are completed and returned the school uses a waiting list when enrolling.

The waiting list position in the first instance is determined by the date of application. That means when a vacancy occurs the applicant who is at the top of the waiting list will then be invited to write an assessment test. If successful the applicant will be accepted for admission.

Midlands Christian College will not exercise discrimination in terms of its admission of pupils be it on gender, sex, race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, and ability to the extent that our facilities permit, in so far as it complies with our Christian values and ethos, and will extend equal rights and privileges in educating these learners through the various programmes and activities offered by the school. 

Admission Age Groups Considered At Midlands Christian College

Form 1 – 13, 14 years of age
Form 2 – 14, 15 years of age
Form 3 – 15, 16 years of age
Form 4 – 16, 17 years of age
Lower 6 – 17, 18 years of age
Upper 6 – 18, 19 years of age 

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Midlands Christian College Awards outstanding teachers and students
Midlands Christian College Awards outstanding teachers and students

How To Apply For A Form One Place At Midlands Christian College

Parents are advised to apply for Form one when their child/children are nearing the end of Grade 6 or in the first term of Grade 7. To apply download and fill in this application form.

Midlands Christian School (MCS) pupils must also apply to be admitted to the College – this is not automatic. The non-refundable administration fee is applicable. 

Details will then be sent to you regarding the Conference of Heads of Independent Schools In Zimbabwe (CHISZ) Assessment Test which is usually held on the first Saturday of July. Sitting for this test is upon invitation only, and students have to sit for the test at their school of first choice, that is, at Midlands Christian College if we are your first choice school. This test is the same for other independent schools like St Georges College.

Successful applicants are advised in writing, usually 14 days after writing the test.

For more information contact admissions@mcc.ac.zw 

How To Apply For A Form Five (Lower 6th) Place At Midlands Christian College

Download and fill in this application form. Submit the form at the school together with a non-refundable administration fee, copy of child’s birth certificate and most recent results.

The child will then undertake an entrance examination before being accepted. They should pass this exam. The school will then advise if the child was successful.

Midlands Christian College Fees

Midlands Christian College is a high-end school and as such, it charges high school fees to maintain its lofty international standards. in 2015 the school was charging US$3 500 for day scholars and US$6 500 for boarding scholars.

In August 2020 the school requested parents to pay US$1 410 as ‘overhead fees’.

The current school fees for Midlands Christian College are not available but the two figures above should give you an idea. If you are aware of the current fees please share with us using the comment box below.

Midlands Christian College Uniforms

Blue, White & Red are the school’s colours

Midlands Christian School Uniforms

See the complete uniform requirements here.  

Academics & Curriculum at Midlands Christian College

Midlands Christian College offers both Zimsec & Cambridge syllabi. On top of that it also some courses from The Computer Society of Zimbabwe and City & Guilds. Below are the courses offered; 

Zimsec              Cambridge International Exams Computer Society
Of Zimbabwe
O-Level Checkpoint ICDL
A-Level IGCSE (International Computer Driving Licence)
AS Level,
A-Level

Midlands Christian College Midlands Christian College Cambridge

Hanban Institute            Associated Board of Royal
Schools Of Music (ABRSM)
French Ministry Of Education
HSK Chinese Music Course Alliance Francaise DELF-DALF

The school provides the Senatical Portal that allows parents to access to an overview of their child’s performance – academically and behaviourally (as seen through credits and demerits).

 

Boarding Life at Midlands Christian College

Children are housed in dormitories, and roomed accommodation on campus under the supervision of Hostel Parents and assisted by other hostel duty staff, all of who work to ensure that hostel is a ‘home away from home’. 

Midlands Christian College boarding places are offered to children who range in age from 13 – 19 years. Children are allowed to stay in hostels over the weekend, except for half term weekends, in which case children are required to go home.

Hostel entertainment facilities include table tennis, football and other ball games, swimming, DSTV and board games. On Sundays Midlands Christian College pupils attend hostel church where different visiting pastors minister to them.

Pupils are given a nutritious menu that allows them to perform at their peak. You can see the Midlands Christain College Sample Menu here.

Extra-Curricular Activities at Midlands Christian College

Midlands Christian College competes locally, provincially, nationally and internationally in many sporting arenas. The major aim is to develop an understanding of sportsmanship and teamwork in students.

A sampling of sports offered at the college include:-

Athletics Hockey Cricket
Volleyball Cross country Tennis
Rugby &
Swimming
Basketball &
Chess
Netball &
Soccer
Midlands Christian College Band
Midlands Christian College Band

Through the many clubs offered, students:
– are exposed to new skills and areas of interest.
– are able to explore and showcase their talents.
– are exposed to community issues and are encouraged to find ways to make a positive impact.

Midlands Christian College Motto

Our Strength Is In God

Midlands Christian College Leadership

Headmaster – Mr T. Mkhosana (MSc, BA, T. Dip)

Deputy Head – Academics & Hostels – Mr P. Sachinda (BSc; Dip Ed)

Midlands Christian College Contact Details

Tel: +263 54 2224 930 / 2223 153 / 2221 993 /  2220 905 / 2220 788
Fax: +263 54 2226 081
Email: admin@mcc.ac.zw, enrolment@mcc.ac.zw
Website: https://www.mcc.ac.zw/

You can download the Midlands Christian College prospectus here.

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