The school endeavors to provide all-round education to the learners. It provides academic, commercial, science and vocational-technical subjects to learners from Form 1 to Form 6. The learners sit for a ZIMSEC final examination in selected subjects at Form 4 (Ordinary Level) and Form 6 (Advanced Level). The school has embraced the national updated curriculum at Forms 1, 3 and 5.
The school also offers various sport like Athletics, Badminton, Basket Ball, Chess, Cricket, Hand Ball, Hockey, Lawn Tennis, Soccer, Table Tennis and Rugby. The school is distinguished as a leader in Table Tennis in the country. Most distinguished Harare Table Tennis Coaches and Administrators passed through the school’s training hall. In the cultural disciplines line-up, one can note that the school is a powerhouse in debate and public speaking at both district and provincial levels. It also offers clubs like the Toastmasters, Quiz, Shona Culture, Drama, UN Model, ZUNA, Junior Achievement, Current Affairs and the Leo-Club.
On the whole, in all its programmes and undertakings, Ellis Robins aims at instilling or stimulating, motivating and extending in all its learners critical thinking, innovation, a sense of self discipline, teamwork, transparency, honesty, determination, excellence, among many virtues. It aims at developing responsible national and global citizens.