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Brainline IEB-aligned for Grade 8–9

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

Brainline IEB-aligned for Grade 8–9 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.

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Is Brainline IEB-aligned for Grade 8–9 the right product for you?

This is ideal if you:

  1. want your child to follow a structured learning programme, based on the CAPS and IEB requirements, in the comfort of your own home.
  2. still want to comply with the legal requirements.
  3. need academic support and guidelines from Brainline throughout the year.
  4. want your child to complete scheduled tasks, tests and examinations.
  5. want all assessments to be marked by experienced subject specialists.
  6. want to receive progress reports after each assessment cycle.
  7. want a valid academic record for your child’s future academic prospects.

Alternatively, consider BrainlineEXPRESS >

Brainline IEB-aligned for Grade 8–9 timeline

January
brainONLINE available

February
Cycle 1 Task submissions

March
Cycle 1 Test Series

May
Cycle 2 Task submissions

June
Cycle 2 Examination Series

August
Cycle 3 Task submissions

September
Cycle 3 Test Series

October
Revise the year’s work.

November
Cycle 4 Examination Series

Brainline IEB-aligned for Grade 8–9 at a glance

Admission requirements

Successful completion of the previous grade is recommended.

Assessment Integrity

Supervision by an independent invigilator during tests and examinations is highly recommended.

Curriculum

Content is available as the brainMATHS Study Programme and as CAPS/IEB-approved resources from well-known publishing houses.

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 of Brainline IEB-aligned for Grade 8–9

Curriculum

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.

NEW!
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.

Assessment

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 an 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

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.

Reports

Progress reports are issued after each assessment cycle. These provide a valid academic record for your child’s future academic prospects

Subjects (all compulsory)

  • Home Language (English/Afrikaans)
  • First Additional Language (English/Afrikaans/isiZulu*)
  • Mathematics
  • Life Orientation
  • Creative Arts (Combined in Grade 8)
  • Creative Arts (Sub-divided in Grade 9):
    – Dramatic Arts
    – Visual Arts
  • Natural Sciences
    – Physical Sciences
    – Life Sciences
  • Social Sciences
    – History
    – Geography
  • Economic Managament Sciences
    – Accounting
    – Business Economics
  • Technology

*NOTE: isiZuluAs this is a First Additional Language subject, the curriculum does not teach basic skills, but focusses on grammar, writing skills and literature.

Promotion requirements

  • 50%+ (Home Language)
  • 40%+ (First Additional Language)
  • 40%+ (Mathematics)
  • 40%+ (3 other subjects)
  • 30%+ (2 other subjects)

Brainline IEB-aligned for Grade 8–9 options and prices

Brainline IEB-aligned for Grade 8–9 Price
Grade 8 or 9 (No textbooks included. eBooks to be bought separately.) R12 913
Application for Accomodations with the IEB (once off):
During Grade 10 (recommended) R1 040
During Grade 11 R1 800

Getting started with Brainline IEB-aligned for Grade 8–9

Step 1:

Enrol for brainONLINE Support and Assessments

Assessment takes place on brainONLINE. This is where we communicate with you, and where you download and upload all your child’s completed assessment items.

Step 2:

Study material

Access the study material via the Brainline eReader.

OR

Purchase hard copies

Purchase hard copies from the Protea Bookstore
(recommended supplier).