Grade 10–11 IEB-aligned Single subjects

Complement your academic portfolio.

Brainline offers students the unique opportunity to choose from our extensive subject offering to complement their academic portfolios. Dynamic additional support and a compliant assessment programme empower a student with the skills required to advance to the NSC.

Is Brainline Single IEB-aligned subjects for Grade 10–11 the right product for you?

This is ideal for a student who wants to:
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Fulfill the requirements to pass Grade 10 or 11 by completing less than 7 subjects.

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Add one or more additional subjects to their existing academic portfolio.

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Improve on marks previously obtained for a subject.

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Complete Grade 10 or 11 over more than one year.

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Change one or more subjects before enrolling for Grade 12.

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Follow a structured learning programme based on the IEB requirements, in the comfort of their own home.

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Receive academic support and guidelines from Brainline throughout the year.

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Complete scheduled tasks, tests and examinations.

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Have all assessments marked by experienced subject specialists.

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Receive progress reports after each assessment cycle.

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Receive a valid academic record, that is a prerequisite for admission to Grade 12.

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January | brainONLINE available

February | Cycle 1 Task submissions

March | Cycle 1 Test Series

April | Recess

May | Cycle 2 Task submissions

June | Cycle 2 Test Series

July | Recess

August | Cycle 3 Task submissions

September | Cycle 3 Test Series

October | Revise the year’s work.

November | Cycle 4 Examination Serie

December | Recess

Subject Choices

To qualify for a National Senior Certificate, a learner should complete 7 subjects: one Home Language, an Additional Language, Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy, Life Orientation, and a minimum of 3 NSC approved subjects.

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Languages*

  • Afrikaans Huistaal
  • Afrikaans Eerste Addisionele Taal
  • English Home Language
  • English First Additional Language

*You need to attend a compulsory scheduled oral session in Grade 12 at one of our five branches.

Natural Sciences

  • Physical Sciences*
  • Life Sciences**
  • Agricultural Sciences***
  • Equine Studies****

*Mathematics is compulsory.

**Compulsory practical examinations in Grade 12 at a designated Brainline branch. Additional fees apply.

***Life Sciences is recommended.

****Grade 10–12: Access to a qualified international Level 1 instructor for practical assessments.

Grade 10–11: Competing in graded or equivalent shows at Novice Level.

Grade 12: Competing in graded or equivalent shows above Novice Level. 

Regular riding lessons.

Economic Sciences

  • Accounting*
  • Business Studies
  • Tourism

*Mathematics is highly recommended.

Mathematical Sciences

  • Mathematics
  • Mathematical Literacy

Music*

*The student must have access to his/her instrument, must have passed at least Grade 2 theory and practical from an accredited examination board, and must be receiving private lessons that focus on (at least) Grade 3 theory and practice.

  • Grade 10: Passed Grade 2, busy with Grade 3 to complete at the end of Grade 10 (Practical & theory.)
  • Grade 11: Passed Grade 3, busy with Grade 4 to complete at the end of Grade 11 (Practical & theory.)
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Engineering Graphics and Design

  • Engineering Graphics and Design*
  • Computer Applications Technology**
  • ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY – Digital Electronics (Grade 10 only)
  • ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY – Electronics (Grade 10 only)

*Additional software required: TurboCAD 21 Deluxe. An A3 printer is required.

*Requires the full professional version of Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. Microsoft Office 365 containing these full versions will also be accepted. Compulsory practical examination in Grade 12 at a Brainline branch.

Culture and Arts

  • Dramatic Arts*
  • Visual Arts

*Compulsory practical examinations in Grade 12 at a designated Brainline branch. Additional fees apply.

Humanities

  • Geography
  • History
  • Life Orientation
Summary
Admission requirements

A pass result for the previous grade.

Assessment integrity

Supervision by an independent invigilator, registered with Brainline by the student, is required during tests and examinations.

Enrolment period

Enrolment is open throughout the year. All assessments scheduled for a date after enrolment must be completed, and depending on the subject requirements, some assessments scheduled for earlier in the year may be compulsory as well.

Duration

One academic year per grade.

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;

– do not have the financial means.

– experience barriers to learning

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;
  • do not have the financial means.
  • experience barriers to learning

Packages

Printed hard copies can be purchased from Credobooks

Please note that Credobooks is currently unable to deliver the printed hard copies due to the national lockdown; however, Brainline has turn-key online ebook solution for our clients. No need to wait for your hardcopy books. Order the ebooks online during registration.

The Brainline eReader

Navigate chapters. View content. Print what you need.

The Brainline eReader is our unique eBook viewer, designed in-house, where our students can access their textbooks in one convenient place.*

eReader compatibility

The Brainline eReader (which delivers all the study material) works with Windows 7 or above, and is also Mac compatible. It is currently not compatible with Android, iOS or other mobile devices.

Computer requirements

You will need the following hardware and software:

  • Licensed, updated Windows 7 or above (Windows XP is not supported).
  • Also Mac-compatible.
  • A word processing application.
  • A webcam and a microphone, and the necessary software to record with these.
  • A printer and scanner (You will need access to an A3 printer and scanner with EGD Grade 10 - 12, i.e. postnet)
Internet requirements

A stable internet connection is required to download updates for the Brainline eReader and other software, as well as to download and upload assessments on brainONLINE.

 

  • We highly recommend that you make use of a broadband internet connection.
  • A minimum of 5 GB is required per month for uploads/downloads and content. Another 20 - 50 GB is recommended for streaming and downloading Cloud school classes.
  • The Brainline eReader must be connected to the internet at least once every 29 days for license authentication.

 

Examples

Business Studies Class Example

Creative Arts Class Example

Life Science Class Example

Our Legacy

Brainline has over 30 years of passionate experience in distance education.

Brainline strives to be an innovative, quality-driven e-learning distance education institution. Celebrating 30 years in 2020, we continue to do what we love — enabling more and more learners to achieve their National Senior Certificate through innovative distance education solutions.

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