“Se are se tlogelwa tsatsing, se ikise moriting.””
“If one needs to, they will solve their own problems”
Do right and own your journey.
It is the highest calling in all our endeavours to dare to look within, draw on that, and bring it into the world.
It takes a village to raise a child.
Activities & Clubs
TDA Sports Programme
The Dow Academy Sports Programme is designed to challenge and revolutionise the way sport is undertaken at the basic education level. Some form of regular exercise and sports participation is required of each student. Beginning in 2022 sports programme will be divided into two tracks, the Intramural Track and the Student Athlete Track.
In line with Covid-19 protocols TDA currently offers exercise drills for football, cricket, athletics etc and individual sporting activities such as tennis until such time as the restrictions are lifted.
School Holiday Learning
We have begun offering a School Holiday Learning programme. As the covid-19 restrictions ease we will be expanding our offering to include more non-TDA students and putting in place a full holiday learning programme schedule.
April 2021: TDA Leadership Initiative
During the April school holiday The Dow Academy hosted its inaugural Leadership Initiative. This was a 3 day workshop on leadership facilitated by an international group of professionals and leaders, both in person and via video conference. The programme was offered free of charge and was open to young people between the ages of 15 and 18, irrespective of where they go to school.
August 2021: TDA Tech Series® Open
During the August school holiday The Dow Academy will be offering a bespoke TDA Tech Series ® programme open to interested students, irrespective of their schools. Please follow us on facebook and look out for the announcement and registration process.
TDA Carats - Our Dream
TDA Carats are used to support learning about financial literacy and the value and challenges of participating in the economy. TDA Carats are your campus money. You can earn Carats by volunteering and taking responsibility to help the school community. To learn more about how you can earn and spend TDA Carats watch the video!
Following a robust campaign and election process, the TDA student body has spoken. We present the 2021 Prefect Cohort.