Grade 12 IEB national senior certificate

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Your National Senior Certificate is in sight!

This is your home stretch towards your ultimate FET goal – an Umalusi accredited NSC! Brainline IEB-aligned for Grade 12 provides a student with the opportunity to control how, when and where he/she studies as well as access to unique resources he/she needs to have the best learning experience. Dynamic additional support and a compliant assessment a programme empowers a student with the skills required to advance to the NSC.

Parent guidance required

Online classes available 24/7

Structured tasks and deadlines

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Must follow a structured learning programme based on the IEB requirements, yet may do so in the comfort of his/her own home.

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Comply with the legal requirements.

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Must complete scheduled tasks, tests and examinations to accumulate valid Grade 12 SBA portfolio.

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Needs the assessments to be assessed by experienced subject specialists.

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Needs to receive progress reports after each assessment cycle.

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Needs a valid academic record for future academic prospects.

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Will benefit greatly from the unique academic support and guidelines supplied by Brainline throughout the year.

Comprehensive

R34 000

per year

  • A structured learning programme based on the IEB requirements in the comfort of his/her own home.
  • Comply with the legal requirements.
  • Complete scheduled tasks, tests and examinations to accumulate a valid Grade 12 SBA portfolio.
  • Assessments assessed by experienced subject specialists.
  • Receive progress reports after each assessment cycle.
  • A valid academic record for future academic prospects.
  • Unique academic support and guidelines supplied by Brainline throughout the year.
  • Daily/and or weekly virtual classes are given by qualified teachers.

IEB Fee
There is an additional compulsory IEB Fee of R 7 659.00 for the 7-subject package.

Practical fees:
R 1300 CAT Practical Exam written dedicated Brainline Centres
R 1300 Life Sciences Practical conducted and written at the assigned Brainline Centres
R 2800 Consumer studies Practical at Montana, Brainline Head Office

Single Subject

R5 350

per subject

  • A structured learning programme based on the IEB requirements in the comfort of his/her own home.
  • Comply with the legal requirements.
  • Complete scheduled tasks, tests and examinations to accumulate a valid Grade 12 SBA portfolio.
  • Assessments assessed by experienced subject specialists.
  • Receive progress reports after each assessment cycle.
  • A valid academic record for future academic prospects.
  • Unique academic support and guidelines supplied by Brainline throughout the year.
  • Daily/ and or weekly virtual classes given by qualified teachers.

IEB fee
There is an additional compulsory IEB Fee of R 1 326.00 per subject

Practical fees:
R 1300 CAT Practical Exam written dedicated Brainline Centres
R 1300 Life Sciences Practical conducted and written at the assigned Brainline Centres
R 2800 Consumer studies Practical at Montana, Brainline Head Office

Summary of product

Admission requirements

A comprehensive academic record of having complied with all requirements of Grade 10 and 11.

Assessment integrity

Tests and examinations are made available according to the prescribed assessment schedule and accessed via a unique password. Students complete the portfolio assessments under the supervision of an independent invigilator who is registered at Brainline by the student. IEB NSC examinations in October/November must be written at one of Brainline’s IEB-approved examination centres.

Enrolment period

Closes in February.

Duration

The minimum duration is one academic year.

Did you know?

Completing some subjects in year one and the rest of the subjects in a second year is possible if you:

  • don’t have sufficient study time;
  • lack prior knowledge of Grade 10 and/or 11
  • do not have the financial means.
  • experience barriers to learning.
Calendar

January | brainONLINE available
February | Enrolments close 16 February 2020
March | Cycle 1 Test Series
April | Cycle 1 Task submissions
May | Cycle 2 Task submissions
June | Cycle 2 Test Series
July | Recess
August | Cycle 3 Task submissions, Preliminary Examinations
September | Recess
October | IEB NSC Examination Start (Brainline Exam Centre)
November | IEB NSC Examination
December | IEB NSC Results (Expected)

Required resources

Step 1

  1. Enrol at www.mybrainline.com.  
  2. We create a Microsoft 365 Student account for each learner, which they can access by visiting https://office.microsoft.com. These accounts will be activated within 24 hours of receiving the Brainline welcome email, sent upon enrolment approval.

The Brainline learner will use his/her unique Microsoft credentials to log in to Snapplify at https://brainline.snapplify.com/overview where they can purchase their digital books. 

Step 2

  1. Download the list of prescribed and recommend books for the year from: https://brainline.com/booklist/
  2. Go to: https://brainline.snapplify.com/overview and log in with Microsoft, using the learner’s unique account details that we provide upon enrolment. 
  3. Navigate to the shop and purchase each book in accordance with the list you downloaded in Step 1 that is relevant to your child. 

Note: Purchased books are automatically loaded to the Snapplify Reader and must be accessed there. 

  1. Go to https://getsnapplify.com/ and select your device type. Download the application/installer and install it on your device. 
  2. Open the application and log in with your child’s username and password (created in Step 2). 
  3. In the application, you will see the items you have purchased available for download. 
  4. Once you have downloaded the books, you can access the learner’s study material.

If you need any assistance, please send an email to help@snapplify.com.

Overview of product

Brainline is proud to include the compliant brainMATHS Study Programme that offers students a unique opportunity to grasp this important subject, with the IEB-aligned product. 

Prescribed content for other subjects is available for purchase either as ebooks via your personal ebook library or as hard-copies. These approved textbooks from well-known publishing houses have been hand-selected to best assist students to excel. 

Additional unique resources are continuously developed by subject specialists and are added to brainONLINE for students to utilise. These include:

  • tutorial and examination preparation videos,
  • PowerPoint presentations,
  • additional subject notes, and
  • summaries.

UNIQUE TO BRAINLINE!

Marking guidelines are provided post-assessment on brainONLINE for all assessments and for core subjects, these are complemented by detailed video discussions conducted by subject specialists.

Students need to visit brainONLINE at least once a week to stay up-to-date with new dynamic content and resources.

Assessment takes place on brainONLINE. This is where we communicate with students, and where assessments are downloaded and are uploaded once completed. Feedback on assessments and communication from Subject Heads is also accessed on brainONLINE.

Assessment items include tasks, oral assignments, tests and examinations, and depending on the subject requirements, may include Practical Assessment Tasks and practical examinations at a designated venue.

A progress report is issued after the Cycle 2 test series has been finalised, marked and moderated. This provides a valid academic record for future academic prospects. The NSC results are usually released by the IEB towards the end of December.

40% or more for a Home Language and two other subjects

A minimum of 30% for the three remaining subjects.

A student may have less than 30% in one subject in order to pass.

Kindly note that these are only estimated timetables aimed at providing you with an overview of the online class schedule and are not final and may change.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

8:00 – 8:45

 

Agricultural Sciences

Dramatic Arts

English First Additional

 

Geography

Afrikaans Eerste Addisioneel

 

9:00 – 9:45

 

Geography

Afrikaans Huistaal

English Home Language

Rekeningkunde

Visual Arts

Business Studies

Besigheidstudies

10:00 – 10:45

 

Life Sciences

Lewenswetenskappe

English Home Language

Life Sciences

Lewenswetenskappe

Consumer Studies

Verbruikerstudies

Afrikaans First Additional

 

11:00 – 11:45

 

Accounting

Lewensoriëntering

Life Sciences

Lewenswetenskappe

Dramatic Arts

Ingeneursgrafieka en Ontwerp

Engineering Graphics and Design

Dramatic Arts

Ingeneursgrafieka en Ontwerp

Engineering Graphics and Design

Agricultural Sciences

Tourism

Toerisme

12:00 – 12:45

 

Accounting

English First Additional

Ingeneursgrafieka en Ontwerp

Engineering Graphics and Design Toerisme

Tourism

 

Dramatic Arts

Ingeneursgrafieka en Ontwerp

Engineering Graphics and Design

History

Geskiedenis

Afrikaans Huistaal

Geography

 

13:00 – 13:45

Afrikaans Huistaal

English Home Language

Ingeneursgrafieka en Ontwerp

Engineering Graphics and Design

Rekeningkunde

Afrikaans Eerste Addisioneel

Physical Sciences

Fisiese Wetenskappe

Fisiese Wetenskappe

Physical Sciences

14:00 – 14:45

 

Computer Applications Technology

Fisiese Wetenskappe

Physical Sciences

Rekeningkunde

Life Orientation

Visual Arts

Geografie

Accounting

 

15:00 – 15:45 Computer Applications Technology Computer Applications Technology

Geografie

 

Visual Arts

Consumer Studies

Verbruikerstudies

Ingeneursgrafieka en Ontwerp

Engineering Graphics and Design

16:00 – 16:45

Geografie

 

Business Studies

Besigheidstudies

History

Geskiedenis

Business Studies

Besigheidstudies

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