Pass / Progression Requirements

Grade 8 Progression: (to Grade 9)

  • Progress with age cohort
  • Generally most subjects over 30 or 40%.

 Grade 9 Promotion: (to Grade 10)

  • 40% for English Home Language
  • 30% for a First Additional Language (isiXhosa or Afrikaans)
  • 40% for Mathematics
  • 40% for 4 of the remaining 6 subjects

 Grade 10 to 12 Promotion:

  • 40% for English Home Language
  • 40% for 2 additional subjects
  • 30% for 3 additional subjects
  • A school-based assessment component must be submitted in the 7th subject.

 Grade 10 and 11 requirements for a Bachelor's degree pass:

  • 50% for any 4 subjects from the WCED designated list.
  • This does not include Life Orientation.