Academic

CAPS Promotion requirements

CAPS PROMOTION REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADES 1 - 3

The following are guidelines for determining a learner’s promotion from Grade 1 to 3 in the Foundation Phase. (School-Based Assessment (SBA) is a compulsory component of the promotion marks. The SBA component conducted during the year is 100%).

  • Adequate Achievement (Level 4: 50 – 59  ) in IsiZulu Home Language
  • Moderate Achievement (Level 3: 40 – 49) in English First Additional Language
  • Moderate Achievement (Level 3: 40 – 49) in Mathematics
  • Moderate Achievement (Level 3: 40 – 49) Life Skills

CAPS PROMOTION REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADES 4 - 6

The following are guidelines for determining a learner’s promotion from Grade 4 to 6 in the Intermediate Phase. (School-Based Assessment (SBA) is a compulsory component of the promotion marks. The SBA component conducted during the year is 75%, and the final examination component constitutes 25% of the promotion mark).

  • Adequate Achievement (Level 4: 50 – 59  ) in IsiZulu Home Language
  • Moderate Achievement (Level 3: 40 – 49) in English First Additional Language
  • Moderate Achievement (Level 3: 40 – 49) in Mathematics; and
  • Moderate Achievement (Level 3: 40 – 49) in any other two (2) of the remaining approved subjects (Life Skills, Social Science, Natural Science & Technology)

CAPS PROMOTION REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADE 7

The following are guidelines for determining a learner’s promotion in Grade 7 in the senior Phase. (School-Based Assessment (SBA) is a compulsory component of the promotion marks. The SBA component conducted during the year is 40%, and the final examination component constitutes 60% of the promotion mark).

  • Adequate Achievement (Level 4: 50 – 59  ) in IsiZulu Home Language
  • Moderate Achievement (Level 3: 40 – 49) in English First Additional Language
  • Moderate Achievement (Level 3: 40 – 49) in Mathematics; and
  • Moderate Achievement (Level 3: 40 – 49) in any other two (2) of the remaining approved subjects (Life Orientation, Social Science, Natural Science ,Technology and EMS)