Grade 7–9 IEB-aligned

Get ready to choose your FET Phase subjects and plan your future!

Brainline IEB-aligned for Grade 7–9 provides you with the opportunity to control how, when and where your child studies as well as access to unique resources that you need to provide your child the best learning experience and additional support through this CAPS-compliant assessment programme.

Is Brainline IEB-aligned for Grade 7–9 the right product for you?

This is ideal if you:
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Want your child to follow a structured learning programme, based on the CAPS and IEB requirements, in the comfort of your own home.

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Still want to comply with the legal requirements.

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Need academic support and guidelines from Brainline throughout the year.

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Want your child to complete scheduled tasks, tests and examinations.

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Want all assessments to be marked by experienced subject specialists.

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Want to receive progress reports after each assessment cycle.

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Want a valid academic record for your child’s future academic prospects.

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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 | Recess

November | Cycle 4 Examination Series

December | Recess

Subjects

All compulsory

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Home Language

English/Afrikaans

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First Additional Language

English/Afrikaans

Mathematics

Life Orientation

Creative Arts

Combined in Grade 8

Sub-divided in Grade 9

  • Dramatic Arts
  • Visual Arts

Natural Sciences

  • Physical Sciences
  • Life Sciences

Social Sciences

  • History
  • Geography

Economic Management Sciences

  • Accounting
  • Business Economics

Technology

Summary
Admission requirements
Successful completion of the previous grade is recommended.
Assessment integrity
Supervision by an independent invigilator during tests and examinations is highly recommended.
Enrolment period
Enrolment is open throughout the year. Assessments scheduled for a date after enrolment must be completed.
Duration
One academic year per grade.
Overview
Brainline is proud to include the compliant brainMATHS Study Programme that offers your child a niche opportunity to grasp this important subject, with the CAPS and IEB requirements.

Recommended content for other subjects is available for purchase either as ebooks via your personal ebook library, or as hard copies.

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

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

You need to visit brainONLINE at least once a week to stay up-to-date with new dynamic content for your child’s subjects.

Assessments are made available on brainONLINE. This is where we communicate with you, and where you download and upload all your child’s completed assessment items.

Tasks, tests and examinations are completed according to a fixed assessment schedule. Test and examinations are accessed via a unique password issued on the day of assessment. Supervision by an independent invigilator is highly recommended while your child completes these assessments in the comfort of your own home.

All assessments are completed according to a fixed schedule that is available on brainONLINE from the beginning of the year.

Marking of all assessments by experienced subject specialists is included in the product price.

You, the parent/guardian, are responsible for submitting all completed assessments within the allowed timeframes.

Progress reports are issued after each assessment cycle. These provide a valid academic record for your child’s future academic prospects.
50%+ (Home Language)
40%+ (First Additional Language)
40%+ (Mathematics)
40%+ (3 other subjects)
30%+ (2 other subjects)

Packages

BrainlineEXPRESS

Grade 7-9
R10 200/per year
  • Examination and Portfolio
  • Source your child’s study material.
  • Complete the CAPS syllabus at your own pace.
  • Don’t want to be bound by timelines and set schedules.
  • Don’t necessarily have regular internet access.
  • No classes.
  • Comply with the legal requirements.
  • Option of obtaining a Brainline report.
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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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.
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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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