Brainline is registered with the IEB and therefore uses an IEB-aligned curriculum – complying with the statutory requirements of the CAPS curriculum while adapting the content and assessment to focus on critical and creative thinking, and problem solving rather than rote learning. This ensures a high educational standard and is comparable to accredited international curricula, preparing learners for the real demands of the post-school environment.
The curriculum is based on the CAPS assessment standards and complies with legal requirements.
General training for parents, and clear guidelines in lessons and resources to help facilitate your child’s learning.
Offered by qualified teachers (Additional fee applies.)
Subjects in a theme-based environment: Home Language, a First Additional Language, Mathematics and Life Skills
Practical and play activities to teach Literacy, Numeracy and Life Skills
Optional formal examination to achieve a Brainline report.
The programme consists of a day to-day, scheduled programme that allows your child to be actively involved in developing their skills in the prescribed learning areas.
The lessons and resources contain clear guidelines, enabling you as the parent/guardian to guide your child through the required themes.
The programme content is available as printed, full colour, theme based modules via Credo Books, or as printable ebooks via Snapplify.
Mid-year and/or year-end Optional Formal Assessment activities are available. Your child will receive a valid report if enrolled for either of these assessments.
Self-assessment items are included in the programme. You, the parent/guardian, will decide when your child should complete these items. (PATs)and practical examinations.
You, the parent/guardian, are responsible for assessing the items according to the marking guidelines provided.
Must be downloaded and completed under the supervision of an invigilator that you register with Brainline, which may be the parent.
Once completed, these must be uploaded to Brainline’s online learning platform, after which it will be marked by experienced subject specialists.
Enrolment is open all year. Can be completed at your own pace.
Completion of the preceding grade is recommended.
Brainline’s Grade 1–3 programme consists of a fully integrated, day-to-day, scheduled programme that allows your child to be actively involved in developing their skills in the prescribed learning areas. The lessons and resources contain clear guidelines, enabling you as the parent/guardian to guide your child through the required themes.
Self-assessment items are included. You, the parent/guardian, will decide when your child should complete these items, and you are responsible for assessing the items according to the marking guidelines provided.
If enrolled for the optional Formal Final Assessments, these must be downloaded from your child’s online profile on brainONLINE.
Once completed, the assessment documents must be scanned and loaded onto Brainline’s online learning platform, brainONLINE, by the due date. Please keep a copy for future reference.
Formal assessment is optional, but nevertheless an ideal opportunity to externally assess your child’s progress. If your child is enrolled for the formal assessment items, he/she will receive a Brainline report. This is highly recommended as external evidence of your child’s CAPS-compliant assessment and academic record for future academic prospects.
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.
Study material: Purchase eBooks from Snapplify. Purchase hard copies from Credo Books. Prices subject to change without prior notice.