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Sylvester Mautsa
Head of Department:
Mr Sylvester Mautsa

Members of Staff: Mrs T. Chipangura, Mr S Nyamariwata

Departmental Aims:

  • To develop and promote the Shona language as media of communication in a multi-cultural nation.
  • To maintain and promote a high standard of Shona; writing skills and creativity. Widen pupils spectrum of human life, leadership, education, youth and political independence.
  • To enable pupils to reveal their individual perception.
  • To help pupils understand how the language is constructed as well as learn the variety of cultures existing in Zimbabwe.
  • To standardise written Shona and to encourage all forms of literature in Shona.
  • To consider any other matters relevant to use and development of the Shona language.


  • Form 1 and 2
  • Zimbabwe Junior Certificate. (ZIMSEC)
  • Form: ‘O’ Level (3 and 4)
  • ZIMSEC – Syllabus code 3159
  • Papers offered: 3159/1 3159/2
  • Form: ‘A’ Level (L6 and U6)
  • ZIMSEC – Syllabus Code 9145

Papers Offered

  • 9145/1
  • 9145/2
  • 9145/3