Grade 7-9 Brainlinexpress

The freedom to enjoy learning at your own pace.

BrainlineEXPRESS for Grade 7-9 allows you to choose and source study material for your child/a student, and provides an assessment portfolio that your child/a student can complete at his/her own pace.

Is BrainlineEXPRESS for Grade 7–9 the right product for you?

This is ideal if you:
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Are able to source your child’s study material.

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Would like to complete the CAPS/IEB aligned assessment portfolio in your own time and at your own pace.

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Don’t want to be bound by timelines and set schedules.

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Don’t necessarily have regular internet access.

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Still want to comply with the legal requirements.

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Want the option to obtain a Brainline report.

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January to September

Purchase the Self-assessment Portfolio in the brainBOOKS Store and enrol for the optional Final Formal Assessment.

June

Complete the included mid-year Self-assessment Portfolio items.

October

Revise the year’s work. Consider enrolling for the optional Final Formal Assessment

November

Write the optional Final Formal Assessment according to the set schedule (if enrolled).

December

Receive a Brainline report, if you enrolled for the optional Final Formal Assessment.

Subjects

All compulsory

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Home Language

English/Afrikaans

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First Additional Language

English/Afrikaans

Mathematics

Natural Sciences

Social Sciences

Economic Management Sciences

Technology

Creative Arts

Splits in Grade 9

  • Dramatic Arts
  • Visual Arts

Life Orientation

Only Grade 8-9

Physical Sciences

Only Grade 8-9

Life Sciences

Only Grade 8-9

History

Only Grade 8-9

Geography

Only Grade 8-9

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Accounting

Only Grade 8-9

Business Economics

Only Grade 8-9

Summary
Admission requirements

Successful completion of the previous grade is recommended.

Enrolment period

Enrolment is open throughout the year. Assessments scheduled for a date after enrolment need to be completed.

Assessment integrity

Supervision by an independent invigilator is recommended during tests and examinations.

Report

Progress reports are issued after each assessment cycle. These provide external evidence of your child’s CAPS-compliant assessment and academic record for future academic prospects.

Promotion requirements

According to the Draft Policy on Home Education, a parent/guardian may set his/her own promotion and retention requirements, provided these are equal to or exceed the standard requirements as determined by the national promotion criteria.

Overview

You, the parent/guardian, are responsible to source study material although Brainline will provide you with a list of suggested resources and work schedule.

Enrolments are only accepted for the full assessment portfolio in all the subject. Single-subject enrolments are only available in Grade 10–11.

You will receive a Cycle 1 and 2 Test, and a mid-year examination assessment portfolio, for each subject with your purchase. Your child/the student should complete these items, as the outcome will enable you to monitor their progress.

Marking guidelines and assessment mark sheets are included in the assessment portfolio.

You, the parent/guardian/competent assessor, can mark these items at your own pace, as completed by your child/the student. You should file the completed marked items as evidence of compliance

Enrolling for the optional final examinations will give you access to brainONLINE where you will download and upload all your child’s/the student’s completed assessment items.

These examinations are written in the comfort of your own home according to a strict schedule that is published on brainONLINE and available upon enrolment and are marked by experienced subject specialists.

Supervision by an independent invigilator is recommended for the optional final examinations.

Your child/the student will receive a Brainline report on brainONLINE if you have enrolled him/her for the optional final examinations.

Packages

IEB-Aligned

Grade 7-9
R15 200/per year
  • Follow a structured learning programme, based on the IEB requirements, in the comfort of your own home.
  • Comply with the legal requirements.
  • Need academic support and guidelines from Brainline throughout the year.
  • Daily and/or weekly virtual classes by qualified teachers.
  • Complete scheduled tasks, tests and examinations.
  • Tests and examinations to be marked by experienced subject specialists.
  • Receive progress reports after each assessment cycle.
  • Obtain a valid academic record for your child’s future academic prospects.

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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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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Distance Education Provider, Brainline, says it is homeschooling as usual despite the announcement by President Cyril Rampahosa last night that public schools will close from 27 July to 24 August in light of the surge of the coronavirus in communities around South Africa. Brainline CEO, Coleen Cronje.

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