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Grade R is the first year of the Foundation Phase. It is the ideal program for your children to develop a firm academic foundation, until the year in which they turn seven and start Grade 1.
An integrated approach that focusses on learning through play and fun activities.
Brainline has developed our own Grade R program (curriculum) based on the CAPS requirements of the Department of Basic Education while allowing you as parent/guardian flexibility. Our program comprises a combination of a Home Language, First Additional Language, Mathematics, and Life Skills, which are addressed holistically with a theme-based approach.
Is Grade R the right product for you?
This is ideal if you:
Would like to prepare your child for Grade 1.
Want to educate your child through play activities.
Don’t want to be bound by timelines.
Want to complete selected modules at your own pace.
Still want to comply with legal requirements.
Already in Grade 1, 2 or 3 but need to develop required skillsets?
If your child needs to refine and perfect the skillsets that are essential for the successful completion of the Foundation Phase, and has not done Grade R, use this programme simultaneously as an academic support programme.
School readiness test
Want to make sure your child is ready for school?
The School Readiness Test is the ultimate conclusion to this programme
Me, my family, neighbours and friends
In our home
Good manners and hygiene
Days, months and seasons
Cook and enjoy
Dinosaurs, shapes and concepts
Fruit and vegetables
Zoo, animals and pets
From the farm
The ocean and its animals
Insects and other bugs
Deserts, mountains, jungles and oceans
The world and space
Edu-123-Go! for Grade 1–3 at a glance
There are no admission requirements for Grade R.
Available as printed full-colour, theme-based modules, or as printable ebooks via your personal ebook library.
The parent/guardian is required to facilitate the child’s learning by guiding him/her through the activities in each module.
The Grade R programme can be purchased throughout the year.
There is no set schedule, and the modules can be completed in any order, throughout the year.
Stationery and materials as recommended in each module, and internet access to download the ebooks when this option is selected.
Details of Edu-123-Go! for Grade 1–3
Outcomes include reading and viewing, design, data handling, listening exercises, interpretation, writing, language structure, thinking and reasoning.
A wide range of topics is explored to expand your child’s knowledge of the wonderful world around him/her.
The 21 modules can be done at any time and in any order, as your child needs change.
Practical activities are applied to develop and promote the main skills that your child must master.
The complete alphabet and number set is taught throughout the programme, with specific literacy and numeracy learning outcomes.
The programme is based on the South African CAPS curriculum.
Grade RGrade R
- Prepare your child for Grade 1.
- Educate your child through play activities.
- Complete selected modules at your own pace.
- Comply with legal requirements.
School Readiness TestGrade R
- Evaluating your child’s maturity.
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.*
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.
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)
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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