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Survival Guide to the FET Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statements (CAPS)

The Survival Guide to the CAPS for the FET Phase is an easy reference tool for the FET Phase CAPS

Survival Guide to the

FET Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statements (CAPS)

ISBN M78-0-636-117884

www.mml.co.za

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Dear FET Teacher To support you in the implementation of the new FET CAPS, Maskew Miller Longman offers you this handy pocket guide filled with useful information. You will find for each of the FET subjects below a programme of assessment, exam guidelines and an overview of the main topic changes based on the January 2011 draft CAPS. Please note that the information about the topic changes is not intended to be comprehensive and teachers should always consult the full information in the actual Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement.

Contents What to look for when choosing a textbook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Overview of CAPS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Accounting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Agricultural Sciences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Business Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Computer Applications Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Consumer Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Economics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Home Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 First Additional Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Geography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 History. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Hospitality Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Life Orientation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 Life Sciences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Mathematics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 Mathematical Literacy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 Physical Sciences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 Tourism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90

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WHAT TO LOOK FOR WHEN CHOOSING A TEXTBOOK Curriculum content • Does the textbook cover the curriculum comprehensively? • Is the content appropriately sequenced? • Is the content explained in a logical and clear way? • Is the content up-to-date and relevant to the real world? • Are illustrations and diagrams clear and do they link to the content?

Assessment • Does it cover the tasks specified in the curriculum for assessment during the year, for example tests, projects etc? • Does it include exam practice? • Does the Teacher’s Guide give clear guidance with assessment? • Are there regular summaries to help learners revise?

Level • Are key concepts and terms clearly defined, for example in glossaries? • Does the book support language development for all learners, for example key words explained directly on the page. • Are the language and vocabulary correct and at an appropriate level for learners?

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Activities • Are there sufficient activities? • Are the activities graded to be suitable for different ability levels?

Teacher’s Guide • Does it contain answers for all activities? • Does it support you to prepare your lesson, for example are there useful teaching guidelines? • Does it help you with your CAPS planning for the year, for example term by term over view? • Does it offer support for the whole class, for example remedial and extension advice?

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• Superior CAPS coverage – written for the new curriculum by expert authors • Superior illustrations and activities to improve results and motivate learners • Superior teacher support to save time and make teaching easy, including photocopiable worksheets • Superior quality = success!

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Available for all official Home Languages

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• Fully CAPS compliant • Opportunities for exam practice and assessment

• Complete Programme of Assessment provided

• Used and tested in schools throughout South Africa

• Supports and engages learners

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OVERVIEW OF CAPS The Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statements (CAPS) replace the National Curriculum Statement documents although the content is based on the NCS. There is one single comprehensive National Curriculum and Assessment Policy for each subject. • Learning areas are now known as subjects. • The terms Learning Outcomes and Assessment Standards are no longer used – instead the CAPS documents specify the content topics (knowledge and skills).

Assessment in Grades 10 and 11 The internal assessment mark allocated to assessment tasks completed during the school year will be 25% and the end-of-year assessment will count 75% of the total mark. The end-of-year assessment must consist of tasks that are internally set, marked and moderated, as specified by the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS).

Assessment in Grade 12 The internal assessment mark will be 25% and the external assessment mark will make up 75% of the total mark, as specified in the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS). The internal assessment will be externally moderated.

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Scale of Achievement for FET Rating Code

Rating

Marks%

7

Outstanding achievement

80 – 100%

6

Meritorious achievement

70 – 79%

5

Substantial achievement

60 – 69%

4

Adequate achievement

50 – 59%

3

Moderate achievement

40 – 49%

2

Elementary achievement

30 – 39%

1

Not achieved

0 – 29%

Summary of Time Allocation for FET subjects Subject

Time Allocation per week (hours)

Home Language

4.5

First Additional Language

4.5

Mathematics/ Mathematical Literacy

4.5

Life Orientation

2

Three Electives

12 (3 x 4 hrs)

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ACCOUNTING

Grade 10 Programme of Assessment

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50 20 (50 ÷ 2.5)

200 20 (200 ÷ 10)

50 10 (50 ÷ 5)

100 20 (100 ÷ 5)

Total

100 20 (100 ÷ 5)

End-of-year examination

Test

50 10 (50 ÷ 5)

Year Mark

Case study

Term 4

Mid-year examination

Total marks Convert to a mark out of:

Term 3

Project

Assessment

Term 2

Test

Term 1 Presentation

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Programme of Assessment

300 100

300

400

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Grade 11 Programme of Assessment

100

50

300

50

100

Convert to a mark out of:

10 (50 ÷ 5)

20 (100 ÷ 5)

20 (50 ÷ 2.5)

20 (300 ÷ 15)

10 (50 ÷ 5)

20 (100 ÷ 5)

Total

Test

50

End-of-year examination

Presentation

Total marks

Assessment

Year Mark

Mid-year examination

Term 4

Project

Term 3

Test

Term 2

Written report

Term 1

300 100

300

400

Grade 12 Programme of Assessment

100

50

300

100

50

300

Convert to a mark out of:

10 (50 ÷ 5)

10 (100 ÷ 10)

20 (50 ÷ 2.5)

20 (300 ÷ 15)

10 (100 ÷ 5)

10 (50 ÷ 5)

20 (300 ÷ 15)

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Total

Trial examination

50

End-of-year examination

Case study

Total marks

Assessment

Year Mark

Test

ACCOUNTING 11

Mid-year examination

Term 4

Project

Term 3

Test

Term 2

Written report

Term 1

300 100

300

400

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Examinations End-of-year Examinations Paper

Time

Marks

Topics

Grade 10

1

3 hours

300

Financial accounting 50 – 60%

Grade 11

1

3 hours

300

Managerial accounting 20 – 25%

Grade 12

1

3 hours

300

Managing resources 20 – 25%

Curriculum topic changes: Accounting Grade 10 Informal or indigenous bookkeeping systems

More detail

Ethics

More detail

GAAP

More detail

Internal control

More detail

Financial accounting of sole trader

More detail added for analysis and interpretation

VAT

More detail

Salaries and wages

More detail

Budgeting

More detail

Cost accounting

More detail

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Grade 11

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Ethics

No change

Internal control

NEW: Stock, debtors and creditors

Reconciliations

NEW: (from Gr 12) – Reconciliation of statements received from creditors with accounts in creditors “ledger of a business in order to prepare creditors” reconciliation statements

Tangible / fixed assets

NEW: Understanding how tangible/fixed assets are recorded when it is fully depreciated. Integration of internal control measures and ethical issues

Financial accounting of partnerships – preparation

No change

GAAP principles

NEW: (revision from Gr 10) – Definition and explanation of Generally Accepted Accounting Practice (GAAP) principles

Bookkeeping of a partnership

No change

Financial accounting of partnerships – analysis and interpretation

NEW: (revision from new Gr 10) – Analysis and interpretation of financial statements and notes. (from Gr 12) – Introduction

Financial accounting of non-profit organization (clubs)

NEW: Constitution

Cost Accounting

NEW: Integration of ethical issues and internal audit and internal control issues

Budgeting

NEW: Projected Income Statement

Inventory systems

No change

VAT

NEW: VAT relating to discounts and returns

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Grade 12 Financial accounting of companies – concepts and unique ledger accounts

No change

GAAP principles

NEW: Definition and explanation of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) NEW: (revision from Gr 10 and Gr 11) – Definition and explanation of the following specific GAAP principles

Bookkeeping of companies

NEW: Issue of shares at issue price; Buy-back of shares; Loans and interest

Financial accounting of companies – preparation of final accounts and financial statements

NEW: Application of IFRS; Integration of internal audit and control processes

Financial accounting of companies – analysis and interpretation of financial statements Financial accounting of companies – analysis of published financial statements

NEW: Analysis of a company’s published financial statements and annual report

Ethics

NEW: South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA); King Code III; Understanding the legislation governing companies

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NEW: Integration of GAAP principles, ethical issues and internal audit and control processes relating to fixed assets

Financial accounting of close corporations

NEW: Differences in the financial statements of companies and close corporations

Internal control

NEW: Accountable management of resources

Inventory systems

NEW: Specific identification (of cost price per unit) NEW: Integration of GAAP principles, ethical issues and internal audit and control processes relating to inventories

Reconciliations

NEW: Integration of ethical issues relating to cash, debtors and creditors: payment periods, interest, credit ratings, fraud, etc.

Value-Added Tax (VAT)

NEW: Integration of ethical issues and internal control processes

Cost Accounting

NEW: Preparation of a short-form Income Statement with notes for administration cost and selling & distribution cost NEW: Integration of ethical issue and internal audit and control processes relating to manufacturing

Budgeting

NEW – Integration of ethical issues and internal audit and control processes

Tangible/fixed assets

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AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES Programme of Assessment Grade 10 and 11 Programme of Assessment Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4: Promotion mark

Task Based Assessment 1: 25%

Task Based Assessment 2: 25%

Task Based Assessment 3: 25%

Control test 1: 75%

Mid-year exam: 75%

Control test 2: 75%

SBA: Task Based Assessment Practical investigation: 20 marks Assignment: 20 marks Research project: 20 marks Test Based Assessment: Control test 1: 10 marks Control test 2: 10 marks June examination: 20 marks TOTAL: 100 Final exam: 300

100

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100

100

Total Progression Mark: 400

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Grade 12 Programme of Assessment

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Certification mark

Task Based Assessment 1: 25%

Task Based Assessment 2: 25%

Task Based Assessment 25%

SBA: Internal

Control test 1: 75%

Mid-year exam: 75%

Control test 2: 25% September examination: 50%

Task Based Assessment: Practical investigation 1: 20 marks Practical investigation 2: 20 marks Assignment: 20 marks

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Test Based Assessment: Control test 1: 5 marks Control test 2: 5 marks June examination: 10 marks September examination: 20 marks Total: 100 Exam: External Total: 300

100

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100

100

Total Certification Mark: 400

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Content Agro-ecology Agri-industry Animal sciences Content Soil science Plant studies Optimal resource utilization Biological concepts

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Grade 10 Paper 1 – Duration: 2.5 hours Section A Section B Question 1 Questions 2 – 4 45 Section A

105 (35 marks/question)

Paper 2 – Duration: 2.5 hours Section B Question 1 Questions 2 – 4 45

105 (35 marks/question)

Total Marks 150

Total Marks 150

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Grade 11 Paper 1 – Duration: 2.5 hours Content

Section A

Section B Question 1

Basic agricultural chemistry Soil science

45

Questions 2 – 4 105 (35 marks/question)

Total Marks 150

Paper 2 – Duration: 2.5 hours

Content

Section A

Section B Question 1

Plant studies Optimal resource utilization

45

Questions 2 – 4 105 (35 marks/question)

Total Marks 150

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Paper 1 – Duration: 2.5 hours Content

Section A

Section B

Animal nutrition Animal production and reproduction Animal protection and control

Question 1

Questions 2 – 4

45

105 (35 marks/question)

Total Marks 150

Paper 2 – Duration: 2.5 hours Content

Section A

Agricultural management and marketing Question 1 Management and production factors 45 Basic agricultural genetics

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Section B

Total Marks

Questions 2 – 4 105 (35 marks/question)

150

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Curriculum topic changes: Agricultural Sciences Grade 10 Topics Agro-ecology

Completely new content: Ecology and ecosystems and agro ecosystems interactions in ecosystems, interactions between organisms, eco farming methods.

Agricultural economics

Mainly new content.

Sustainable natural resource utilization

Mostly the same with some additional content.

Soil science

Mainly the same with new content on minerals, and soil forming factors and processes.

Animal studies

Little change except includes new focus on economic value.

Plant studies

Little change except includes new focus on economic value.

Biological concepts

No changes except includes tissues, organs and systems. Grade 11 Topics

Basic agricultural chemistry

Generally more detailed content included and a lot of new content which includes: interpretation of Periodic Table of elements, atomic number, formation of ions electron arrangement and acids and bases, Alkanes and alcohols.

Soil science

A lot more detail included. Makes links to the soil and farming.

Soil organic matter

Large amount of change – includes nutrient cycles – Carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus cycles, importance of non-living organic matter.

Plant nutrition

Large changes – a lot more detail included.

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More detail included.

Organic and inorganic fertlizers

Large amount of new content including fertilization practices.

Plant reproduction

Large amount of new detailed content – structure of the flower, monocots and dicots, fertilization process. Completely new content: Plant improvement and biotechnology.

Plant pests/parasites and diseases

More detailed content including new content – insect control in stored seed and grass, role of the state.

Optimal resource utilization

Mainly new content.

Mineral nutrition

Grade 12 Topics

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Animal nutrition

Not much change.

Types of feed

Mainly no change.

Animal production

Mainly no change.

Animal reproduction

Mostly the same with extra content such as spermatogenesis, oogenesis, nuclear transfer.

Animal diseases and protection

Mostly the same with minor changes. Two new section of content – Plant and metallic poisoning, and role of the government.

Basic agricultural genetics

Mainly no change.

Agric-production factors

More detailed content.

Agricultural marketing

Large amount of new content.

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BUSINESS STUDIES

Grade 10 Programme of Assessment

50

200

50

Converted to a mark out of

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100

550

300

550 รท 5.5 = 100

300

Total

100

Final Examination

50

Year Mark

Project

Total marks

Term 4

Test

Assessment

Mid-year

Term 3

Presentation

Term 2

Test

Term 1 Assignment

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Programme of Assessment

400

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Grade 11 Programme of Assessment

300

50

100

650

300

650 รท 6.5 = 100

300

Total

50

Final Examination

100

Year Mark

Project

50

Test

Mid-year

Total marks

Term 4

Assessment

Presentation

Term 3

Test

Term 2

Assignment

Term 1

Converted to a mark out of

400

Grade 12 Programme of Assessment

50

300

50

100

Converted to a mark out of

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300

950

300

950 รท 9.5 = 100

300

Total

100

Final Examination

Test

50

Year Mark

Project

Total marks

Trial Exam

Assessment

Mid-year

Term 4

Presentation

Term 3

Test

Term 2

Assignment

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Term 1

400

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Examinations Mid-year examinations and Grade 12 trial examination Paper

Time

Marks

Topics

Grade 10

1

2 hours

200 marks

Grade 11

1

3 hours

300 marks

Grade 12

1

3 hours

300 marks

As per Grade annual teaching plan

End-of-year examinations

Grade 10 – 12

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Paper

Time

Marks

Business environment

Business venture

Business role

Business operation

1

3 hours

300 marks

25%

25%

25%

25%

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Curriculum topic changes: Business Studies All Grades: The content is organised into four main sections, which are divided into 21 topics: Business environment: 1. Micro, market and macro environments 2. Business sectors 3. Contemporary socioeconomic issues BUSINESS STUDIES 25

Business venture: 4. Entrepreneurship 5. Business opportunity and related factors 6. Business Plan 7. Management and Leadership 8. Forms of ownership 9. Setting up a business 10. Contracts 11. Business location 12. Investment : securities and insurance 13. Presentation of information Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12

Business role: 14. Creative thinking and problem-solving 15. Self-management, professionalism and ethics 16. Human rights, inclusivity and environmental issues 17. Social Responsibility 18. Stress, crisis, change and conflict management 19. Relationship and team performance Business operation: 20. Business functions 21. Quality of performance

The curriculum has not changed substantially. Entrepreneurial qualities and Forms of ownership are introduced as new topics in Grade 10. The curriculum has not changed. Some new subtopics have been introduced. The curriculum has not changed substantially. Investment: insurance is now addressed in Grade 12. Some new subtopics have been introduced.

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COMPUTER APPLICATIONS TECHNOLOGY Programme of Assessment During the year 25% School Based Assessment 25%

Grades 10 and 11 Programme of Assessment End-of-year Examination 75% Practical Assessment Task End-of-year Papers (50%) 25% 25% 25%

5 tests 1 exam (mid-year)

Project: Information management project

Term 1 1 Practical test + 1 Theory test

Term 2 1 test + 1 examination comprising 2 papers: 1 Theory + 1 Practical

Written exam: 2–3 hours Theory aspect of all content, concepts and skills

Practical exam: 3 hours Solution development

School Based Assessment per Term

Term Mark (Terms 1–3): Each term, add raw marks and totals and convert to % for term mark.

Term 3 1 Practical test + 1 Theory test

Term 4 1 examination comprising 2 papers: 1 Theory + 1 Practical plus PAT

Practical Assessment Task (PAT)

Promotion Mark: Add raw marks and totals for assessment tasks from term 1 to term 3 and convert to 25%. Convert PAT mark to 25%, convert Paper 1 to 25%, Convert Paper 2 to 25%.

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Grade 12 Programme of Assessment During the year

End-of-year Examination

25%

75%

School Based Assessment

Practical Assessment Task

25%

25%

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4 tests 2 exams (mid-year and trial)

Project: Information management project

Term 1 1 Practical test + 1 Theory test

Term 2 1 test + 1 examination comprising 2 papers: 1 Theory + 1 Practical

End-of-year Papers (50%) 25% Written exam: 3 hours Theory aspect of all content, concepts and skills of all topics

25% Practical exam: 3 hours Solution development

School Based Assessment per Term Term 3 1 test + 1 examination comprising 2 papers: 1 Theory + 1 Practical

Term 4 1 external examination comprising 2 papers: 1 Theory + 1 Practical plus PAT

Practical Assessment Task (PAT) Term Mark (Terms 1–3): Each term, add raw marks and totals and convert to % for term mark. SBA Mark: Add raw marks and totals for assessment tasks from term 1 to term 3 and convert to 25%. External Examination Mark: Convert Paper 1 to 25%, convert Paper 2 to 25%. Convert PAT mark to 25%.

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Examinations: end-of-year Paper 1: One three-hour practical paper of 180 marks. Word-processing (approximately 50 marks). Spreadsheets (approximately 50 marks). Databases (approximately 40 marks). Web development (approximately 20 marks). General (integration and application of techniques, knowledge and procedural skills to new situations) (approximately 20 marks). Paper 2: One three-hour written paper of 150 marks. Section A

Short questions (25 marks)

Section B

Systems technologies (25 marks) Internet and network technologies (15 marks) Information management (10 marks) Social implications (10 marks) Solution development (15 marks)

Section C

Integrated scenario (50 marks)

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Curriculum topic changes: Computer Applications Technology The content is organised into six Topics: Solution Development; Systems Technologies; Internet Technologies; Network Technologies; Information Management; Social Implications. Grade 10: In Solution Development, the Fourth Package is confirmed as Presentations, for example PowerPoint. Grade 11: In Solution development, HTML is introduced as a new topic instead of the Fourth Package. Grade 12: In Solution development, HTML is continued instead of the Fourth Package.

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Programme of Assessment Grade 10 Programme of Assessment Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Test 50%

Test 25%

Test: Theory of practical 50%

Term 1 + 2 + 3 = 300 รท 3 = 100

Project 25%

Mid-year exam 50%

Test or Open book test 25%

PAT 1 + 2 = 50 + 50 = 100

Practical tasks 25%

Practical class work 25%

Practical tasks 25%

Exam paper = 200

100

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100

100

400 รท 4 = 100

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Grade 11 Programme of Assessment Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Test 50%

Test 25%

Test: Theory of practical 50%

Term 1 + 2 + 3 = 300 รท 3 = 100

Project 25%

Mid-year exam 50%

Test or Open book test 25%

PAT 1 + 2 = 50 + 50 = 100

Practical tasks 25%

Practical class work 25%

Practical tasks 25%

Exam paper = 200

100

100

100

400 รท 4 = 100

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Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Test 50%

Test 25%

Test or Open book test 25%

Term 1 + 2 + 3 = 300 รท 3 = 100

Project 25%

Mid-year exam 50%

Trial exam 75%

PAT 1 + 2 = 200 รท 2 = 100

Practical tasks 25%

Practical tasks 25%

100

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100

Exam paper = 200

100

400 รท 4 = 100

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Curriculum topic changes: Consumer Studies Grade 10 Topics with changes

New subtopics

The consumer

• What

Food and nutrition

• Daily meal planning • Pathogenic micro-organisms (previously Gr 11) • Safety measures when purchasing food • Waste control and disposal • Recycling of household waste

Fibres and fabrics

Clothing

• Adaptive

Housing and interior

is consumer studies? • Sustainable consumption • Factors influencing consumer buyer behaviour • Types of outlets • Dining out • Aim of marketing • Difference between marketing and selling • People (the target market) • AIDA model • Marketing communication channels

Only properties and uses of fibres • Choices of fabrics – more detailed • Recycling of textiles clothing for people with disabilities

Universal design – more detailed • Types of housing • Location: community and neighbourhood Safety • Functionality (lay-out of rooms, space, storage) • Suitability for the stage of the family cycle • Ergonomics • Enabling housing environments for the disabled

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship • Choice of items for small-scale production

Practical components with changes New subtopics Food production

• Techniques

to cook pasta and rice (previously Gr 11) • White sauce – ingredients, proportions and method (previously Gr 11) • Eggs: cooking methods

Soft furnishings

• •

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Suitable fibres and fabrics for bedding • Commercial patterns for making soft furnishings Measurements (previously Gr 11)

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Knitting and crocheting

Patchwork and quilting by hand

Crocheting (new option)

Methods for working crazy patchwork • Method for stitching the quilting • Cutting and joining crossway bindings. •

Grade 11

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Topics with changes

New subtopics

The consumer

Food and nutrition

• Functions and sources of protein, carbohydrates, lipids and water (basic information about deficiency and excess) • Functions and sources of minerals (basic information about deficiency and excess) • Functions and sources of vitamins (basic information about deficiency and excess) • Interpretation of nutritional information as stated in tables such as MRC food composition tables and food nutrification or fortification • How to treat food poisoning • Food hazards and how to eliminate them (from Gr 10)

Fibres and fabrics

• Fabric construction techniques • Weaving: plain-, satin-, sateen-, twill-, (from Gr 10) • Knitting: weft knitted fabrics (from Gr 10)

Housing and interior

Entrepreneurship

• The

Banking and payment methods • Consumer protection policies and practices • Channels for consumer complaints (from Gr 12)

Evaluation criteria for purchasing furniture

choice, production and marketing of homemade products/items (from Gr 12) • Concept testing and needs identification (from Gr 12) • Marketing

Practical components with changes New subtopics Food production

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Biscuits • Cakes • Dairy and eggs • Chutney and jam (from Gr 10)

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Grade 12 Topics with changes

New subtopics

The consumer

Food and nutrition

Clothing

• The

Entrepreneurship

Scams: Types of scams consumers should be aware of • Stokvels (legal/illegal) • Pyramid schemes (legal/illegal) • Responsible use of electricity • Comparison of the main sources of electricity • The use of gas in households as a source of energy • Water pollution and shortage of fresh, clean water

Food-borne diseases • Food additives • Food labelling (from Gr 11) • Local food production and food security in South Africa and self sufficiency, exports, imports and problems with local food supplies influence of the piracy of legally protected brand names

Identifying a potentially profitable business opportunity • The formulation of the idea and specification of the product • People: target group • Doing a financial feasibility study • Creating a ‘best-sale scenario’ and a ‘worst sale scenario’

Practical components with changes New subtopics Food production

• •

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Catering from home (from Gr 11) • Catering for buffet lunches • Fish dishes • Chicken dishes Suitable advanced desserts for a buffet meal e.g. cheesecake

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Examinations Marks Contents

Grade 12

Grade 11

Grade 10

Short questions (all topics)

40

40

40

Question 2

The consumer

20

40

40

Question 3

Food and nutrition

40

30

40

Question 4

Clothing

20

Clothing, textiles and fabrics

30

30

Question 5

Housing and furnishings

40

30

30

Question 6

Entrepreneurships

40

30

20

200

200

200

Question 1

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Total

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ECONOMICS

Grade 10 Programme of Assessment

100

50

200

50

100

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550

300

550 รท 5.5 = 100

300

Total

50

Final Examination

Test

Total marks Converted to a mark out of:

Year Mark

Assessment

Presentation

Term 4

Mid-year Examination

Term 3

Project

Term 2

Test

Term 1 Assignment

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Programme of Assessment

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Grade 11 Programme of Assessment

Year Mark

50

300

50

100

650

Total

Test

100

Final Examination

Assignment

50

Mid-year Examination

Term 4

Project

Term 3

Test

Assessment

Term 2

Presentation

Term 1

Total marks Converted to a mark out of

300

650 รท 6.5 = 100

300

400

Grade 12 Programme of Assessment

100

50

300

100

300

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900

300

900 รท 9 = 100

300

Total

50

Final Examination

Trial Examination

Total marks Converted to a mark out of

Year Mark

Test

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Assessment

Mid-year Examination

Term 4

Project Presentation

Term 3

Test

Term 2

Assignment

Term 1

400

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Examinations Mid-year examinations and Grade 12 trial examination Time Grade 10

Each paper: 1 hour

Marks 100 each

Topics Paper 1: Macroeconomics & economic pursuits Paper 2: Microeconomics & contemporary economic issues

Grade 11

Each paper: 1½ hours

150 each

Grade 12

Each paper: 1½ hours

150 each

End-of-year examinations Time

Marks

Topics

Grade 10

Each paper: 1½ hours

150 each

Paper 1: Macroeconomics & economic pursuits (25% and 25%)

Grade 11

Each paper: 1½ hours

150 each

Paper 2: Microeconomics & contemporary economic issues (25% and 25%)

Grade 12

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Each paper: 1½ hours

150 each

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Curriculum topic changes: Economics Subtopics

Economics: Basic concepts

Setting with fields: mathematics of finance (more detailed); Relationship with other sciences and careers (more detailed)

Basic economic problem

NEW: Alternatives and choices; Basic processes – rearranged

Circular flow and quantitative elements

No change – clearer focus; Derive GDP and GNI – expanded

Business cycles

NEW: Impact on economically vulnerable

Dynamics of markets

No change – clearer focus

Production possibility curve

No change – clearer focus

Public sector

No change – clearer focus

Growth, development and globalisation

Content restructured

South African economic growth and development – historical view

No change – clearer focus

The history of money and banking

No change – clearer focus

Population and labour force

No change

Economic issues of the day

No change

Labour relations

NEW: Representation before labour court

Economic redress

NEW: BEE: Nedlac – more detail added

Grade 10 Topics

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Grade 11 Topics

Subtopics

Economics: Basic concept and population and labour force

No change

Circular flow and quantitative elements – economic goods and services

Main aggregates – terminology changed

Economic systems: mixed economy

No change

Basic economic problem, Business cycles, public sector: economic structure

No change

Dynamics of markets: price elasticity

No change

Dynamics of markets: relationship between markets

Characteristics and difference between the basic market structure models – more detail

Classification of market structure models … – more detail Dynamics of markets: effects of cost and revenue

No change – clearer focus

Economic growth and development: economic growth

No change – clearer focus

Economic growth and development: economic development

No change

Economic issues of the day: poverty

No change

Money and banking

NEW: The basic principles of credit creation; Interest rates

Economic growth and development: South Africa’s economic importance in Africa

No change

Globalisation

No change

Economic redress: environmental deterioration

No change

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Subtopics

The circular flow

No change

Business cycles

No change

Public sector

More detailed (reasons for failure)

Economic growth and development: Foreign exchange market (globalization)

No change

Economic systems: Protection and free trade (globalization)

No change

Dynamics of markets: Perfect markets

No change

Dynamics of markets: Imperfect markets

More detailed (monopolistic competition)

Dynamics of markets: Market failures

No change

Economic growth and development

More detailed (demand-side and supply-side approaches)

Economic growth and development: Industrial development policies

More focused (South Africa’s endeavours and appropriateness of strategies)

Economic: Basic concepts and quantitative elements: economic and social performance indicators

More detailed and focused (performance of economy and international comparisons)

Economic issues of the day: inflation

More detailed (types, characteristics, causes and consequences)

Tourism and economic redress

More detailed (benefits, reasons and SA’s profile)

Basic economic problem: environmental sustainability

More detailed and focused (state of environment and measures)

Grade 12 Topics

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HOME LANGUAGE Programme of Assessment Grades 10 and 11 Programme of Assessment During the year

End-of-year examination

25%

75%

School Based Assessment (SBA)

End-of-year exam papers

25%

62,5%

2 tests 7 tasks 1 exam (mid-year)

Written examinations: Paper 1 (3 hours) – Reading and viewing Paper 2 (3 hours) – Writing

Term 1: 1 written test + 3 tasks

Term 2: Term 3: 1 task + 1 written test + examination (2 papers) 2 tasks

12,5% Oral Assessment Tasks: Paper 3 Listening Speaking The oral tasks undertaken during the course of the year constitute the end-of-the-year external assessment

SBA per Term Term 4: Examination (2 papers) + Paper 3: Oral + 1 task

Term Mark (Terms 1–3): Each term, add raw marks and totals and convert to % for term mark. Promotion mark: Add raw marks and totals for assessment tasks from term 1 to term 4 and convert to 25%. Paper 1: convert to 32.5%. Paper 2: convert to 30%. Paper 3: convert to 12.5%.

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Grade 12 Programme of Assessment During the year

End-of-year examination

25%

75%

School Based Assessment (SBA)

End-of-year exam papers

25%

2 tests 7 tasks 2 exam (mid-year and trial)

62,5% Written Examinations: Paper 1 (3 hours) – Reading and viewing Paper 2 (3 hours) – Writing

12,5% Oral Examination: Paper 3 Listening Speaking The oral tasks undertaken during the course of the year constitute the end-of-the-year external assessment

SBA per Term

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Term 1: 1 written test + 4 tasks

Term 2: Term 3: 2 tasks + 1 trial examination 1 examination (2 papers) + 1 task

Term 4: External examination (2 papers) + Paper 3: Oral + 1 task

Term Mark (Terms 1–3): Each term, add raw marks and totals and convert to % for term mark. SBA mark: Add raw marks and totals for assessment tasks from term 1 to term 4 and convert to 25%. External examination: Paper 1: convert to 32.5%. Paper 2: convert to 30%. Paper 3: convert to 12.5%.

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Examinations: End-of-year Paper

Description

Marks

1. Reading and viewing

Comprehension

40

Summary

10

Poetry

30

Novel

25

Drama

25 130

2. Writing

Essay

60

Transactional texts

60 120

3. Oral Total for examination

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Oral assessment tasks

50 300

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Curriculum topic changes: Home Language All grades: There are now 3 skills: 1. Listening and Speaking; 2. Reading and Viewing; 3. Writing and Presenting. Grammar and language use are integrated with other skills. Literature is incorporated into Reading and Viewing.

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FIRST ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE Programme of Assessment Grades 10 & 11 Programme of Assessment Formal Assessment

End-of-year examination

25% School Based Assessment (SBA) – During the year 25% Grade 10 2 tests, 8 tasks, 1 exam (Mid-year) Grade 11 2 tests, 9 tasks, 1 exam (Mid-year)

75% End-of-year papers 62,5% Written examinations: Paper 1 (2 hours) – Language in Context Paper 2 (2 hours) – Literature Paper 3 (Grade 10: 2 hours) – Writing Paper 3 (Grade 11: 2½ hours) – Writing

12,5% Oral assessment tasks: Paper 4 Listening, Speaking, Reading The oral tasks undertaken during the course of the year constitute the end-of-the-year external assessment.

SBA per Term Term 1: Grades 10 – 11 1 written test + 3 tasks

Term 4: Grade 10 1 examination (3 papers) + Oral: Paper 4 + 1 task Term 4: Grade 11 1 examination (3 papers) + Oral: Paper 4 + 2 tasks Term Mark (Terms 1–3): Each term add raw marks and totals and convert to % for term mark. Promotion Mark: Add raw marks and totals for assessment tasks from term 1 to term 4 and convert to 25%. Convert Oral mark (Paper 4) to 12,5%, convert Paper 1 to 20%, convert Paper 2 to 17,5% and convert Paper 3 to 25%.

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Term 2: Grades 10 – 11 1 examination (3 papers) + 2 tasks

Term 3: Grades 10 – 11 1  written test + 2 tasks

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Grade 12 Programme of Assessment Formal Assessment

End-of-year Examination

25%

75%

School Based Assessment (SBA) – During the year

End-of-year Papers

25%

62,5%

12,5%

1 test 8 tasks 2 exams (Mid-year and Trial) FIRST ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE 47

Written Examinations: Paper 1 (2 hours) – Language in Context Paper 2 (2 hours) – Literature Paper 3 (2½ hours) – Writing

Oral Assessment Tasks: Paper 4 Listening Speaking Reading The oral tasks undertaken during the course of the year constitute the end-of-the-year external assessment.

SBA per Term Term 1: 1 written test + 3 tasks

Term 2: 3 tasks + 1 examination (3 papers)

Term 3: 1 examination (Trial) / written test + 2 tasks

Term 4: External examinations – 3 papers + Oral: Paper 4

Term Mark (Terms 1–3): Each term, add raw marks and totals and convert to % for term mark. SBA Mark: Add raw marks and totals for assessment tasks from term 1 to term 3 and convert to 25%.

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Examinations Grades 10 and 11 examinations and mid-year examination Paper

Description

Marks

1

Language in Context

80

2

Literature

70

3

Writing

100

Total for examination

250

Grade 12 final exam Paper

Description

%

Marks

1

Language in context

20

80

2

Literature

17.5

70

3

Writing

25

100

4

Oral assessment tasks

12.5

50

75

300

Total for examination

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Curriculum topic changes: First Additional Language All grades: The emphasis is on reading (especially literature) and writing. Grammar is to be taught both as a focus and integrated with reading and writing. The requirements for literature study (choose 2 out of 4 genres) remain the same, although film has been introduced.

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GEOGRAPHY Programme of Assessment Grade 10 Programme of Assessment Term

Curriculum

Formal Assessments

Marks

1–4

Geographical skills and techniques

Assessment Task 1 (Term 1)

20

1

The atmosphere

Test (on term’s work)

10

2

Population

Assessment Task 2

20

Mid-year examination

20

3

Geomorphology

Test

10

4

Water resources

Assessment Task 3

20

Year Mark End-of-year examination

100 (25%) 300 (75%)

Total Assessment Percentage (Total assessment divided by 4)

400 100%

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Grade 11 Programme of Assessment Curriculum

Formal Assessments

Marks

1–4

Geographical skills and techniques

Assessment Task 1 (Term 1)

20

1

The atmosphere and hydrosphere

Test (on first term’s work)

10

2

Geomorphology

Assessment Task 2 Mid-year examination

20

Term

20

Development geography

Test

10

4

Resources and sustainability

Assessment Task 3

20

Year Mark End-of-year examination

100 (25%) 300 (75%)

Total Assessment Percentage (Total assessment divided by 4)

400 100%

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Grade 12 Programme of Assessment Term

Curriculum

Formal Assessments

Marks

1–4

Geographical skills and techniques

Assessment Task 1 (Term 1)

20

Climate and weather

Test (on Climatology and weather)

10

Geomorphology

Test (on Geomorphology)

10

Rural and urban settlement

Assessment Task 2

20

Mid-year examination

20

Assessment Task 3

20

1

2

3–4

Economic geography of South Africa

Trial examination

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Year Mark End-of-year examination

100 (25%) 300 (75%)

Total Assessment Percentage (Total assessment divided by 4)

400 100%

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Examinations End-of-year examination Grade 10

Paper 1 = 225 Paper 2 = 75

Grade 11

Paper 1 = 300 (reduced to 225) Paper 2 = 100 (reduced to 75)

Grade 12

Paper 1 = 300 (reduced to 225) Paper 2 = 100 (75)

Paper 1: Climate and weather 75 marks Geomorphology 75 marks Rural and urban settlement 75 marks Economic geography of South Africa 75 marks

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Curriculum topic changes: Geography Grade 10 Topics Geographical skills and techniques

This is now integrated with all other topics and taught throughout the year.

The atmosphere

Mostly no change.

Geomorphology

Mostly no change.

Population

Mostly no change.

Water resources

NEW: Replaces “People and their organizations”. Grade 11 Topics

Geographical skills and techniques

This is now integrated with all other topics and taught throughout the year.

The atmosphere and hydrosphere

NEW: Replaces “The Significance of water masses”.

Geomorphology

NEW: Replaces “Ecosystems”.

Development geography

Mostly no change.

Resources and sustainability

Replaces “People and their needs” but most of the subtopics stay the same.

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Grade 12 Topics Geographical skills and techniques

This is now integrated with all other topics and taught throughout the year.

Climate and weather

Some subtopics omitted.

Geomorphology

Some subtopics omitted.

Rural settlement and urban settlement

Mostly no change.

Economic geography of South Africa

Replaces “People and their needs� but most of the subtopics stay the same.

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HISTORY Programme of Assessment Grade 10 Programme of Assessment Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

2 tasks

2 tasks

2 tasks

1 task

Source based / essay task (10%)

Oral history / Heritage investigation with a research component to teach research skills (20%)

Source-based / essay task or prepared essay from a variety of sources (10%)

End-of-year examination (150 marks)

Standardised test which includes a source-based question and an essay (20%)

Mid-year examination (20%)

25% of total year mark = 100 marks

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Standardised test (20%)

75% of total year mark = 300 marks

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Grade 11 Programme of Assessment Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

2 tasks

2 tasks

2 tasks

1 task

Source based / essay task (10%)

Research or Oral history task (20%)

End-of-year examination

Standardised test 1 which includes a source-based section and an essay (20%)

Mid-year examination (20%)

Source-based/ essay task or prepared essay from a variety of sources (10%)

25% of total year mark = 100 marks

Standardised test 2 (20%) 75% of total year mark = 300 marks

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Grade 12 Programme of Assessment Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

3 tasks

2 tasks

2 tasks

Source based/essay task (or essay – but learners must do one of each) (5%)

Essay task (or source-based task – learners must do one each) (5%)

Research assignment (could also be done in the second term) (20%)

Mid-year examination (2 papers of 2 ½ hours each) (2 topics from each paper to be covered by June. Four questions set in each paper: 2 essays and 2 source-based question on each paper.) (20%)

Standardised test which includes a source-based section and an essay (ideally both sections will be tested at the same time.) (10%)

Standardised test which includes a source-based section and an essay (ideally both sections will be tested at the same time) (10%)

25% of total year mark = 100 marks

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Term 4

Final external examination

September examination (2 papers) (30%)

75% of total year mark = 300 marks

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Examinations Grade 10 mid-year and end-of-year examinations Marks

100

End of the year: 1 paper (3 hours) Learners will be required to answer 3 out of 4 questions. Each question counts 50 marks. Learners must answer 1 essay, 1 source-based and 1 other question (either essay or source-based).

150

Mid-year: 1 paper (2 ½ hours) Two questions to be answered from a choice of questions. Each question counts 50 marks. Learners must answer 1 essay and 1 source-based question.

Grade 11 mid-year and end-of-year examinations Marks

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Mid-year: 1 paper (3 hours) One three hour paper consisting of at least 3 questions. Each question counts 50 marks. Learners answer 3 questions. Learners must answer 1 essay, 1 source-based and 1 other question (either essay or source-based).

150

End of the year: 2 papers (3 hours each paper) In each of the papers, learners must answer 1 essay question, 1 source-based question, and one other. Paper 1: 150 marks. Each question counts 50 marks. Paper 2: 150 marks. Each question counts 50 marks.

300

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Grade 12 examinations For each paper candidates answer 3 questions: One essay question, one source-based question and one other. Paper 1: 150 marks Essays Question 1

THE COLD WAR: How did the Cold War period shape international relations after World War II? Question focus: China and Vietnam (candidates to choose one)

Question 2

INDEPENDENT AFRICA: How was independence realized in Africa in the 1960s and 1970s? Question focus: Success and challenges faced by the Congo and Tanzania

Question 3

CIVIL SOCIETY PROTESTS 1950s – 1970s: What forms of civil society protest emerged from the 1960s to 1990? Question focus: Civil Rights and Black Power movements

Source-based Questions Question 4

THE COLD WAR: How did the Cold War period shape international relations after World War II? Question focus: Origins, Cold War in Europe and the Cuban crisis

Question 5

INDEPENDENT AFRICA: How was independence realised in Africa in the 1960s and 1970s? Question focus: Africa in the Cold War

Question 6

CIVIL SOCIETY PROTESTS 1950s – 1970s: What forms of civil society protest emerged from the 1960s to 1990s? Question focus: Civil Rights and Black Power movements

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Paper 2: 150 marks Essays Question 1

Civil Resistance 1970s – 1980s: What forms of civil society protest emerged from 1960s to 1990? Question focus: The crisis of apartheid in the 1980s and nature of resistance.

Question 2

THE COMING OF DEMOCRACY IN SOUTH AFRICA AND COMING TO TERMS WITH THE PAST: How did South Africa emerge as a democracy from the crises of the 1990s and come to terms with the apartheid past? Question focus: Negotiated settlement and government of national unity

Question 3

THE END OF THE COLD WAR AND A NEW WORLD ORDER: How has the world changed since the 1960s? Question focus: The end of the Cold War and the events of 1989

Source-based Questions Question 4

CIVIL RESISTANCE 1970s – 1980s: What forms of civil society protest emerged from the 1960s to 1990s? Question Focus: The challenge of Black Consciousness in the 1970s

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Question 5

THE COMING OF DEMOCRACY IN SOUTH AFRICA AND COMING TO TERMS WITH THE PAST: How did South Africa emerge as a democracy from the crises of the 1990s and come to terms with the apartheid past? Question focus: Negotiated settlement and the TRC

Question 6

THE END OF THE COLD WAR AND A NEW WORLD ORDER: How has the world changed since the 1960s? Question focus: A new global world order

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Curriculum topic changes: History What was the world like around 1600?

Grade 10 Replaces “What was the world like in the mid-fifteenth century?”. Content no longer included: Ottoman Empire, Southern African societies, The Americas.

European expansion and conquest in the 15th and 18th centuries

Replaces “What was the impact of conquest, warfare and early colonialism in the Americas (Spain), Africa (Portugal, Holland) and India (France, Britain)?” Most of the content within this section has changed from the NCS.

The French Revolution

Some content from the NCS remains the same.

Transformations in southern Africa after 1750

Replaces “What transformations occurred between 1750 and 1850?”. Some content remains the same.

Colonial expansion after 1750

NEW

The South African War and Union

NEW

Communism in Russia 1900 – 1940

Grade 11 Replaces “Challenges to capitalism”. Some content remains the same.

Capitalism in the USA 1900 – 1940

Replaces “Crisis of capitalism: the Great Depression in the USA”. Most of this content will remain the same.

Ideas of race in the late 19th and 20th century

Replaces “What was the impact of pseudo-scientific racism and Social Darwinism on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries?”. Most of this content remains the same.

Nationalisms: South Africa, the Middle East and Africa

Replaces “Competing Nationalisms and identities in Africa”. Some of this content remains the same.

Apartheid South Africa 1940s – 1960s

Replaces “How unique was apartheid South Africa?” Most of this content remains the same.

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Grade 12 The Cold War

Replaces “What was the impact of the Cold War in forming the world as it was in the 1960s?”. Most of this content remains the same.

Independent Africa

Replaces “How was uhuru realized in Africa in the 1960s and 1970s?”. Most of this content remains the same.

Civil society protests 1950s – 1970s

Replaces “What forms of civil society protest emerged from the 1960s up to 1990?”. Most of this content remains the same.

Civil resistance 1970s – 1980s: South Africa

Replaces “How did South Africa emerge as a democracy from the crises of the 1990s?”. Most of this content remains the same.

The coming of democracy in South Africa and coming to terms with the past

Replaces “How did South Africa emerge as a democracy from the crises of the 1990s?”. Most of this content remains the same.

The end of the Cold War and a new world order: 1989 to present

NEW

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Programme of assessment Grade 10 Programme of Assessment Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4: Promotion mark

Test 50%

Test 25%

Test: Theory of practical 50%

Term 1 + 2 + 3 = 300 รท 3 = 100

Project 25%

Mid-year exam 50%

Test or Open book test 25%

PAT 1 + 2 = 50 + 50 = 100

Practical tasks 25%

Practical tasks 25%

Practical tasks 25%

Exam paper = 200

100

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100

100

400 รท 4 = 100

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Grade 11 Programme of Assessment

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4: Promotion mark

Test 50%

Test 25%

Test: Theory of practical 50%

Term 1 + 2 + 3 = 300 รท 3 = 100

Project 25%

Mid-year exam 50%

Test or Open book test 25%

PAT 1 + 2 = 50 + 50 = 100

Practical tasks 25%

Practical tasks 25%

Practical tasks 25%

Exam paper = 200

100

100

100

400 รท 4 = 100

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Grade 12 Programme of Assessment Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4: Promotion mark

Test 50%

Test 25%

Test or Open book test 25%

Term 1 + 2 + 3 = 300 รท 3 = 100

Project 25%

Mid-year exam 50%

Trial exam 75%

PAT 1 + 2 = 50 + 50 = 100

Practical tasks 25%

Practical tasks 25%

100

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100

Exam paper = 200 100

400 รท 4 = 100

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Examinations Grades 10, 11 and 12 Section A

Short questions (all topics)

40

Section B

Sectors and careers. Kitchen and restaurant operations

40

Section C

Nutrition and menu planning. Hygiene, safety and security

40

Section D

Food commodities

50

Section E

Food and beverage service

30

Total

200

Curriculum topic changes: Hospitality Studies Grade 10 1. Hospitality sectors and careers 2. Kitchen and restaurant operation

NEW: Knife skills

3. Nutrition, menu planning and costing 4. Food commodities

NEW: Pancakes, waffles and crumpets

5. Food and beverage service

NEW: Plate service

6. Hygiene, safety and security

NEW: Basic treatment of injuries

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Grade 11 1. Hospitality sectors and careers

NEW: Working conditions, learning pathways

2. Kitchen and restaurant operation 3. Nutrition, menu planning and costing 4. Food commodities

NEW: Herbs and spices

5. Food and beverage service 6. Hygiene, safety and security Grade 12 HOSPITALITY STUDIES 67

1. Hospitality sectors and careers

NEW: Careers in ancillary or support positions

2. Kitchen and restaurant operation 3. Nutrition, menu planning and costing

NEW: Finger lunches

4. Food commodities

NEW: Cocktail food and finger lunches, gelatin, preserved food, non-alcoholic beverages

5. Food and beverage service

NEW: Finger lunches

6. Hygiene, safety and security

NEW: Occupational Health and Safety Act, food-borne diseases

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LIFE ORIENTATION Programme of Assessment Grade 10 and 11 Programme of Assessment Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Task 1 Written task: 80 marks

Task 2 Mid-year examination: 80 marks

Task 3 Project: 80 marks

Task 4 End-of-year examination: 80 marks

Task 5 Physical Education Task (PET): 20 marks

Task 5 Physical Education Task (PET): 20 marks

Task 5 Physical Education Task (PET): 20 marks

Task 5 Physical Education Task (PET): 20 marks

100

100

100

100

Grade 12 Programme of Assessment Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Task 1 Written task: 80 marks

Task 2 Mid-year examination: 80 marks

Task 4 Examination: 80 marks

Term 4

Task 5 Physical Education Task (PET): 20 marks

Task 3 Project: 80 marks

Task 5 Physical Education Task (PET): 20 marks

Task 5 Physical Education Task (PET): 40 marks 100

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100

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Examinations The written examinations are out of 80 marks.

Curriculum content changes: Life Orientation All grades: The content is organised into 6 Topics: Development of the self in society, Social and environmental responsibility, Democracy and human rights, Careers and career choices, Study skills and Physical Education. Many new subtopics are introduced and the focus within the topics has changed in many cases.

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LIFE SCIENCES Programme of Assessment Grade 10 Programme of Assessment Formal, Recorded, School-based Assessments (SBA) End-of-year examination (75%) 2 written examinations Practical examination Content Practical (2 ½ hours each) (1 hour) A selection of 3 representative practical Content, concepts, skills Practical knowledge 4 tests – 10% each and skills. across all topics. tasks, which cover the range of skills, 1 mid-year examination must be marked and recorded. (The (2 ½ hours) – 10% each This should be set by Knowledge of practical marks allocated for a practical task 3 practical tasks –10% each each teacher taking into work as well as some 1 project/assignment (can be done in 1st should range from 10 to 30.) account the resources of the skills related to term and submitted in 4th term) – 20% of that are available for practical work must be year mark practical examination. assessed in the written School–Based Assessment (SBA) (during the year) examination. 20% = 15 marks Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 80% = 60 marks 1 test 1 test 1 test 1 test 1 selected 1 selected 1 selected 1 assignment practical task practical task practical task Mid-year examination (2½ hours) 20% 30% 20% 30% Convert to 25% 75%

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Grade 11 Programme of Assessment

Formal, Recorded, School-based Assessments (SBA)

End-of-year examination 75%

Content

Practical

2 written examinations (2 ½ hours each)

Practical examination (1 hour)

4 tests – 10% each 1 midyear examination – 10% 1 research project (can be done in first term and submitted in 4th term) – 20% 3 practical tasks – 10% each

A selection of 3 representative practical tasks, which cover the range of skills, must be marked and recorded. (The marks allocated for a practical task should range from 10 to 30.)

Content, concepts, skills across all topics.

Practical knowledge and skills.

Knowledge of practical work as well as some of the skills related to practical work must be assessed in the written examination.

20% = 15 marks

School–Based Assessment (SBA) (during the year)

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Term 1 1 test 1 selected practical task

20%

Term 2 1 test 1 selected practical task Mid-year examination (2 ½ hours)

Term 3 1 test 1 selected practical task

30%

20% Convert to 25%

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Term 4 1 test 1 research project

80% = 60 marks

30% 75%

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Grade 12 Programme of Assessment Formal, Recorded, School-based Assessments (SBA)

End-of-year examination

Content

Practical

2 written examinations (2 ½ hours + 2 ½ hours)

3 tests (5% each) 1 midyear examination (2 ½ hours) –15% 1 prelim examination (2 x 2 ½ hours) – 50% 3 practical tasks (5% each) 1 assignment (can be done in any term: 5% of year mark)

A selection of 3 representative practical tasks, which cover the range of skills, must be marked and recorded. (The marks allocated for a practical task should range from 10 to 30.)

School–Based Assessment (SBA) (during the year) Term 1: 1 test 1 selected practical task 1 assignment 15% Convert to 25%

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Term 2: 1 test 1 selected practical task Mid-year examination (2 ½ hours) 25%

Content, concepts skills across all topics. Knowledge of practical work as well as some of the skills related to practical work must be assessed in the written examination.

75%

Term 3: 1 test 1 selected practical task Preliminary examination

60% 75%

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Examinations End-of-year examinations Grade 10 Chemistry of life Cells: Basic units of life Cell division: Mitosis Plant and animal tissues

T2:

Plant and animal tissues Plant organs (Leaf) Support and transport systems: plants Support systems in animals

Paper 1 T1:

TOTAL LIFE SCIENCES 73

Paper 2 T3:

Transport systems in mammals Biosphere to ecosystems

T4:

Biodiversity and classification History of life and Earth

TOTAL

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% 16 17 12 5 (50)

Marks 23 25 18 9

13 3 17 17 (50)

20 5 25 25

100%

150

% 20 40 (60)

Marks 30 60

7 33 (40) 100%

10 50 150

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End-of-year examinations Grade 11 Paper 1

%

Marks

T2:

Energy transformations to sustain life: Photosynthesis Animal nutrition Energy transformation: respiration

18 18 10

27 27 15

T3:

Gas exchange Excretion in humans Population ecology

15 15 24

22 23 36

100%

150

%

Marks

TOTAL Paper 2 T1:

Biodiversity and classification of microorganisms Biodiversity in plants and reproduction Biodiversity of animals

20 20 13

30 30 20

T4:

Human impact on the environment: current crises

47

70

100%

150

TOTAL

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End-of-year examinations Grade 12 Paper 1

%

Marks

T1:

Meiosis Reproduction in vertebrates Human reproduction

7 4 21

11 6 31

T2:

Responding to the environment (humans)

27

40

T3:

Human endocrine systems Homeostasis in humans Responding to the environment (plants)

10 7 7

15 11 11

T4:

Human impact (Grade 11)

17

25

100%

150

TOTAL Paper 2 LIFE SCIENCES 75

%

Marks

T1:

DNA: Code of life Meiosis

19 7

27 12

T2:

Genetics and inheritance

30

45

T3:

Evolution by natural selection

15

23

T3/T4:

Human evolution

29

43

100%

150

TOTAL

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Curriculum topic changes: Life Sciences There are three broad specific aims in Life Sciences: Specific Aim 1: Knowing Life Sciences; Specific Aim 2: Investigating phenomena in Life Sciences; Specific Aim 3: Appreciating and understanding the history, importance and applications of Life Sciences in society. Grade 10 Life at molecular, cellular and tissue levels Life processes in plants and animals

NEW: Support and transport systems in plants NEW: Support systems in animals NEW: Transport systems in mammals (human)

Diversity, change and continuity Environmental studies Grade 11 Life processes in plants and animals

NEW: Photosynthesis NEW: Animal nutrition (mammals) NEW: Energy transformations: respiration NEW: Gaseous exchange

Diversity, change and continuity

NEW: Asexual and sexual reproduction in plants

Environmental studies

NEW: Population ecology (from Gr 12)

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Grade 12 Life at molecular, cellular and tissue levels

Life processes in plants and animals

Diversity, change and continuity

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MATHEMATICS

Grade 11 Weight % Tasks

Grade 12 Weight % Tasks

Weight %

Test Project/Investigation

10 20

Test Project/Investigation

10 20

Test Project/Investigation Assignment

10 20 10

Term 2

Assignment/Test Examination

10 30

Test Examination

10 30

Test Examination/Test

10 15

Term 3

Test Test

10 10

Assignment/Test Test

10 10

Test Trial examination/Test

10 25

Term 4

Test

10

Test

10

Term 1

School-based Assessment

100

100

100

School-based Assessment mark (as % of promotion mark)

25%

25%

25%

End-of-year examinations

75%

75%

75%

Promotion mark

100%

100%

100%

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Examinations: End-of-year Grade 10 Algebra and equations (and inequalities) Patterns and sequences Finance, growth and decay Functions and graphs Probability

30 15 10 30 15

Paper 2 (2 hours) 100 marks

Statistics Analytical geometry Trigonometry and measurement Euclidean geometry

15 15 50 20

Paper 1 (2 hours) 100 marks

Grade 11

MATHEMATICS 79

Paper 1 (3 hours) 150 marks

Algebra and equations (and inequalities) Patterns and sequences Finance, growth and decay Functions and graphs Probability

45 20 15 45 25

Paper 2 (3 hours) 150 marks

Statistics Analytical geometry Trigonometry and measurement Euclidean geometry

20 30 60 40

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Grade 12 Paper 1 (3 hours) 150 marks

Algebra and equations (and inequalities) Patterns and sequences Finance, growth and decay Functions and graphs Differential Calculus Probability

25 25 15 35 35 15

Paper 2 (3 hours) 150 marks

Statistics Analytical geometry Trigonometry and measurement Euclidean geometry

20 40 50 40

Curriculum topic changes: Maths The main change across the FET phase is that most of the work covered previously in the optional Paper 3 is now included in the core Maths curriculum. These sections are: Euclidean Geometry and Probability. To allow for this Linear Programming, Transformational Geometry and Recursive Sequences have been removed from the curriculum. Grade 10: a)

NEW FOR TRIG: The reciprocal trig functions are introduced. Derive the values of the trig functions for the special angles 0˚; 30˚; 45˚; 60˚; 90˚. Trig graphs in Topic 8: trigonometry not in Topic 1: Functions

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b) NEW FOR PROBABILITY: Compare theoretical probability & relative frequency. Use Venn diagrams to assist in solving problems. Identify mutually exclusive & complementary events. Use the law P(A or B) = P(A) + P(B) – P(A and B) Grade 11: Geometry – NEW: Geometry of circles is covered, including tangent theorems. Statistics – NEW: Bivariate data has moved to Gr 12. Probability – NEW: Identify dependent & independent events; Use Venn diagrams, contingency tables and Tree diagrams to solve probability problems. Grade 12: MATHEMATICS 81

Geometry – NEW: The geometry of similar triangles is covered, including Pythagorean Theorem proved by similarity. Probability – NEW: Fundamental counting principles are covered and then incorporated into probability problems. Algebra – NEW: Remainder & factor theorem covered. Statistics – NEW: Bivariate data studied, including scatter plots; regression lines and correlation coefficients.

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MATHEMATICAL LITERACY Programme of Assessment Grades 10 and 11 Programme of Assessment Continuous Assessment (25%)

Grade 10

Examination (75%)

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Assignment / Investigation (10%)

Assignment/ Investigation (10%)

Assignment/ Investigation (10%)

Assignment/ Investigation (10%) Examination

Grade 11

Control test (15%)

Examination (30%)

Control test (15%)

Assignment/ Investigation (10%)

Assignment/ Investigation (10%)

Assignment/ Investigation (10%)

Control test (15%)

Examination (30%)

Control test (15%)

Assignment/ Investigation (10%) Examination

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Grade 12 Programme of Assessment Continuous Assessment (25%)

Grade 12

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Assignment (10%)

Assignment/ Investigation (10%)

Control test (10%)

Investigation (10%)

Term 4

Examination (75%)

Examination Control test (10%)

Examination (25%)

Examination (25%)

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Number of examination papers and control tests and their duration Grade 10 Term 1

Control test

Term 2

Paper 1: 1 hour 50 marks

Term 3

Control test

Term 4

Paper 1: 1½ hours 75 marks

Grade 11 Control test

Paper 2: 1 hour 50 marks

Paper 1: 1½ hours 75 marks

Control test Paper 2: 1½ hours 75 marks

Control test

Paper 2: 1½ hours 75 marks

Paper 1: 2 hours 100 marks

Grade 12

Paper 2: 2 hours 100 marks

Paper 1: 2 hours 100 marks

Paper 2: 2 hours 100 marks

Control test

Control test

Paper 1: 3 hours 150 marks

Paper 2: 3 hours 150 marks

Nationally set Paper 1: 3 hours 150 marks

Paper 2: 3 hours 150 marks

Examinations See above for duration and marks. Paper 1: “Basic skills” paper – assesses proficiency of content and/or skills. Paper 2: “Applications” paper – assesses ability to use both mathematical and non-mathematical techniques/considerations to explore familiar and unfamiliar contexts.

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Curriculum topic changes: Mathematical Literacy The structure of the curriculum has changed. The structure is now Section A: Basic Skills and Section B: Applied Topics. Everything in Section A was covered in the previous curriculum. Section B topic changes for each grade are as follows:

Grade 10 Finance: VAT is specifically included. Measurement: Measurements and being able to use Temperature and Time in calculations have been introduced. Maps, plans and other representations of the real world: Packaging arrangements explored. Data Handling: No changes Probability: Explored through games and weather forecasts.

MATHEMATICAL LITERACY 85

Grade 11 Finance: No changes Measurement: Measurements and being able to use Temperature and Time in calculations have been introduced. Maps, plans and other representations of the real world: 3-D models have been introduced. Data Handling: No changes Probability: Extended to product claims and tests where results could be inaccurate. Grade 12 Finance: No changes Measurement: Measurements and being able to use Temperature and Time in calculations have been introduced. Maps, plans and other representations of the real world: 3-D models have been introduced. Data Handling: No changes Probability: National lotteries and gambling are introduced as well as risk assessments and articles from newspapers that refer to probabilities.

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PHYSICAL SCIENCE Programme of Assessment Grades 10 and 11 Programme of Assessment Assessment Tasks (25%) Term 1

Term 2

End-of-year Assessment (75%) Term 3

Term 4

Experiment

20%

Experiment

20%

Project: Any one of: poster/construction of device/building a model/ practical investigation

20%

Control test

10%

Mid-year examination

20%

Control test

10%

Total: 30 marks

Total: 40 marks

Total: 30 marks

Final Examination (2 x 150 marks giving a total of 300 marks for papers 1 and 2)

Total: 300 marks

Total: 400 marks Final Mark = 25% (Assessment tasks) + 75% (final exam) = 100%

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Grade 12 Programme of Assessment Assessment Tasks (25%) Term 1

End-of-year Assessment (75%) Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Experiment

15%

Experiment

20%

Experiment

15%

Control test

10%

Mid-year examination

20%

Trial examination

20%

Total: 25 marks

Total: 40 marks

Total: 35 marks

Final examination Total: 300 marks

Total: 400 marks Final Mark = 25% (Assessment tasks) + 75% (final exam) = 100%

Examinations Grade 10 examinations PHYSICAL SCIENCE 87

Paper Paper 1: Physics Focus

Paper 2: Chemistry Focus

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Content

Marks

Mechanics

75

Waves, Sound & Light

40

Electricity & Magnetism

35

Chemical Change

60

Chemical Systems

20

Matter & Materials

70

Total Marks

Duration (hours)

150

2

150

2

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Grade 11 examinations Paper Paper 1: Physics Focus

Paper 2: Chemistry Focus

Content

Marks

Mechanics

68

Waves, Sound & Light

32

Electricity & Magnetism

50

Chemical Change

70

Chemical Systems

20

Matter & Materials

60

Total Marks

Duration (hours)

150

3

150

3

Total Marks

Duration (hours)

150

3

150

3

Grade 12 examinations Paper

Paper 1: Physics Focus

Paper 2: Chemistry Focus

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Content

Marks

Mechanics

81

Waves, Sound & Light

17

Electricity & Magnetism

35

Matter & Materials

17

Chemical Change

84

Chemical Systems

18

Matter & Materials

48

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Curriculum topic changes: Physical Sciences Grade 10 Geometric optics has been removed from Grade 10 entirely. Global cycles has be split between the grades rather than all done in Grade 10. Reactions in aqueous solution and stoichiometry new. Grade 11 Longitudinal waves removed from Grade 11. The atmosphere removed from Grade 11.

PHYSICAL SCIENCE 89

Grade 12 The production of colour and the colour spectrum removed. Electronics removed. Acids and bases added.

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TOURISM Programme of Assessment Grades 10 and 11 Programme of Assessment Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Test 75%

Test 25%

Test 75%

SBA = Term 1 + 2 + 3 = 300 รท 3 = 100

Project 25%

Mid-year exam 75%

Test/Open book test 25%

PAT 1 + 2 = 50 x 2 = 100 Exam paper = 200

100

100

100

400 รท 4 = 100

Grade 12 Programme of Assessment Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4: Certification Mark

Test 75%

Test 25%

Test 25%

Term 1 + 2 + 3 = 300 รท 3 = 100

Project 25%

Mid-year exam 75%

Trial exam 75%

PAT 1 + 2 = 200 รท 2 = 100 Exam paper = 200

100

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100

100

400 รท 4 = 100

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Examinations Grade 12 Section A

Short questions (all topics)

40

Section B

Mapwork and tour planning; Foreign exchange

40

Section C

Tourism attractions; Cultural and heritage tourism; Marketing

50

Section D

Tourism sectors; Trends and careers; Green tourism

40

Section E

Communication technology in tourism

30

Total

200

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Curriculum topic changes: Tourism Grade 10 Topics Tourism sectors

More emphasis on sectors

Map work and tour planning

Far greater focus: More time allocated, more content specified

Tourism attractions

NEW: Attractions by province specified, fauna and flora, SANParks (different focus)

Sustainable and responsible tourism

NEW: Global warming

Domestic, regional and international tourism

NEW: Domestic tourism NEW: Payment methods

Culture and heritage

Different focus: Local culture and heritage

Communication and customer care

NEW: Verbal and written communication NEW: Service excellence

Marketing

NEW: To Grade 10

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Grade 11 Topics

Tourism sectors

NEW: Transport sector

Map work and tour planning

NEW: Itinerary (replaces completely different content)

Tourism attractions

Similar

Domestic, regional and international tourism

NEW: Domestic Tourism Growth Strategy

Culture and heritage

Similar

Foreign exchange

NEW: Conversion of currencies

Communication and customer care

NEW: Global distribution systems NEW: Managing quality service

Marketing

NEW: Marketing budget

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Grade 12 Topics Tourism sectors

NEW: Professional image, employment contract (very different focus)

Map work and tour planning

Similar

Tourism attractions

NEW: Famous world icons and attractions NEW: Success of a tourist attraction

Sustainable and responsible tourism

NEW: Three pillars of sustainable tourism NEW: Responsible tourism and role-players

Domestic, regional and international tourism

NEW: Payment methods international tourists NEW: Foreign market share

Culture and heritage

NEW: World heritage sites (and in SA) NEW: UNESCO

Foreign exchange

NEW: Concept strong and weak rand NEW: Effect of exchange rates

Communication and customer care

Similar

Marketing

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