Grade 12 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 12 the right product for you?

THIS IS IDEAL FOR A STUDENT WHO WANTS TO:
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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.

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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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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)

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***

*Mathematics is compulsory.

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

***Life Sciences is recommended.

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 12: Passed Grade 4, busy with Grade 5 to complete at the end of Grade 12 (Practical & theory.)
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Engineering and Computer Sciences

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.

***Required Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Engineering Graphics and Design as compulsory subjects.

Culture and Arts

  • Dramatic Arts*
  • Visual Arts**

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

**First-time students of Visual Arts are required to submit a portfolio of work as prescribed by Brainline.

Humanities

  • Geography
  • History
  • Life Orientation
Summary
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.
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

IEB-aligned

Grade 12
R29 950/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.
  • There is an additional compulsory IEB Fee of R 7 364.00 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

How to access your study material 

E-books can be purchased from snapplify.com
How to access your study material

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/overviewand 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. 

Printed hard copies can be purchased from Credobooks or Protea Bookshop

Please note: Not all study material is available in hard copy format.

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Bringing the classroom to life

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Virtual classes become a reality with Brainline.
  • Engage in weekly bilingual online classes, presented by qualified teachers via video communication technologies.
  • The virtual classes are complimentary and an added resource to the set curriculum, at no extra cost to the learner
  • Revolutionary home education for today’s learners accommodating the digital age through technology
  • Learner-centred teaching hub, focusing on teaching and facilitation
  • Online classes that break down the invisible walls of traditional teaching presenting the curriculum in innovative ways
  • All classes are recorded and made available for later viewing.
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. In 2021, 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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