CAPS Promotion Requirements

Assessment Requirements

National Policy Pertaining to the Programme and Promotion requirements of NCS:

Promotion requirements for Grade 1 to 3:

  • Moderate achievement (Level 3) (40% – 49%) in Afrikaans
  • Moderate achievement (Level 3) (40% – 49%) in Mathematics
  • Adequate achievement (Level 4) (50% – 59%) in English

Promotion Requirements for Grades 4-6

  1. Adequate Achievement (Level 4) (50%-59%) in English
  2. Moderate Achievement (Level 3) (40%-49%) in Afrikaans
  3. Moderate Achievement (Level 3) (40%-49%) in Mathematics
  4. Moderate Achievement (Level 3) (40%-49%) in any other two (2) of the remaining approved subjects

Promotion Requirements for Grade 7

  1. Adequate Achievement (Level 4) (50%-59%) in English
  2. Moderate Achievement (Level 3) (40%-49%) in Afrikaans
  3. Moderate Achievement (Level 3) (40%-49%) in Mathematics
  4. Moderate Achievement (Level 3) (40%-49%) in any other three (3) of the remaining approved subjects

Assessments

School-Based Assessment (SBA) is a compulsory component of the promotion marks. The SBA component conducted during the year must be 75%, and the final examination component 25% of the promotion mark.

Competence Percentage Band
Outstanding Achievements
80 – 100%
Meritorious Achievements
70 – 79%
Substantial Achievements
60 – 69%
Adequate Achievements
50 – 59%
Moderate Achievements
40 – 49%
Elementary Achievements
30 – 39%
Not Achieved
0 – 29%
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