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.
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.

 

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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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