Department Of Education South Africa Old Curriculum

By | January 20, 2017

Department Of Education South Africa Old Curriculum

Curriculum Assessment Policy Statements (CAPS)

What is a National Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement?
A National Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement is a single, comprehesive, and concise policy document, which has replaced the Subject and Learning Area Statements, Learning Programme Guidelines and Subject Assessment Guidelines for all the subjects listed in the National Curriculum Statement Grades R – 12.
The National Curriculum Statement Grades R-12 represents a policy statement for learning and teaching in South African schools and comprises the following:

  • Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statements for each approved school subject as listed in the policy document National policy pertaining to the programme and promotion requirements of the National Curriculum Statement Grades R – 12;
  • The policy document National policy pertaining to the programme and promotion requirements of the National Curriculum Statement Grades R – 12 which describes the number of subjects to be offered by learners in each grade and the promotion requirements to be obtained; and
  • The policy document National Protocol for Assessment Grades R – 12 which standardises the recording and reporting processes for Grades R – 12 within the framework.

Learning and Teaching Support materials

  • 2015 National Catalogues
  • Grade R
  • Grades 1-3
  • Grades 1-3 Addendum: Revised prices
  • Grade 4, 5 and 6
  • Grade 7, 8 and 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • Grade 12 Folklore Anthologies
  • Grades 10 – 12 FET Literature Catalogue

Circulars: 2016

Assessment Circular No. 3 of 2016: Special condonation dispensation for learners in Senior Phase
Circular E39 of 2016: Implementation of Grade 12 NSC literature setworks for 2017 examinations
Circular S4 of 2016: Implementation of Grade 12 literature in 2017 as planned
Circular S5 of 2016: Reduction of workbook titles for the 2018 academic year and beyond
Circular S6 of 2016: Interim guidelines for implementation of technology and technical subjects
Circular S8 of 2016: Verification, confirmation and signing off for delivery of 2018 Workbooks
E22 of 2016: Criteria for the implementation of progression in Grades 10 – 12
E9 of 2016: Final gazetted policy on the Senior Certificate
S1 of 2016: Clarification on implementation dates following Circular S15 of 2015
S2 of 2016: Delivery of Grade R-9 Workbooks for the 2017 school year

Circulars: 2015

Assessment Circular No. 3 of 2015: Mark adjustments for the Senior Phase (Grades 7-9)
Circular S14 of 2015
E12 of 2015
S1 of 2015
S10 of 2015
S11 of 2015
S12 of 2015
S13 of 2015
S15 of 2015
S17 of 2015
S18 of 2015
S19 of 2015
S2 of 2015
S3 of 2015
S4 of 2015
S5 of 2015
S6 of 2015
S7 of 2015
S8 of 2015
S9 of 2015

Circulars: 2014

Circular E27 of 2014: Literature setworks for the Amended Senior Certificate
Circular E5 of 2014
Circular S13 of 2013: Mandatory offering of Mathematics as a choice subject in all secondary schools
Circular S14 of 2014
Circular S2 of 2014: Delivery of Grade 1 FAL workbooks for IIAL
Circular S4 of 2014: Delivery of surplus workbooks from previous years
Circular S5 of 2014
Circular S6 of 2014
Examination Circular No. 17 of 2014: Implementation of the Amended Senior Certificate

Circulars: 2013

Circular S15 of 2013: Withdrawal of Circular S9 of 2013