Grades R - 9
School is compulsory from the beginning of the year in which the learner turns seven until the end of Grade 9 or of the year in which the learner turns 15 (whichever comes first). This stage is called General Education and Training, and it falls into three phases:
This phase focuses on literacy, numeracy and life skills. In Grade 3, learners start to learn an additional language.
This phase focuses on five learning programmes:
During this phase, learners have to master:
Learners who successfully complete Grade 9 receive a GET certificate, which is Level 1 on the NQF.
|Government Body:||(Western Cape Government)|