Minimum Pass Requirements

Below are the minimum pass requirements as prescribed by the Department of Basic Education. However we always encourage our learners to achieve the best possible results. In order to assist learners who experience difficulties with their academics we have a very wide range of study guides and past papers and memos in the library.

Grades 8 and 9

  • Results Home Language 50%
  • First Aditional Language 40%
  • Mathematics 40%
  • Any other 3 subjects on 40%
  • Any other 2 subjects on 30%

Grades 10 to 12

  • Afrikaans 40%
  • Any 2 subjects on 40%
  • Any 3 subjects on 30%

 

 

Grade 12  Results Explained 

HIGHER CERTIFICATE PASS (You qualify to study for a Higher Certificate.)

  • Pass 6 from the 7 subjects offered
  • Home Language 40% (compulsory)
  • 2 x 40% & 3 x 30%
  • 30% Pass in Language of Learning and Teaching (LOLT)
     

DIPLOMA PASS (You qualify to study for a Higher Certificate / Diploma.)

  • Pass 6 from the 7 subjects offered
  • 4 Subjects x 40% (level 3) achievement
  • Subjects include Home Language at 40% Compulsory Pass / excluding Life Orientation
  • 30% Pass in Language of Learning and Teaching (LOLT)

BACHELOR'S PASS (You qualify to study for a Higher Certificate / Diploma , Bachelor's Degree.)

  • Pass 6 from the 7 subjects offered
  • 4 Subjects x 50% (level 4) achievement Including Home Language 40% Compulsory Pass / excluding Life Orientation
  • 30% Pass in Language of Learning and Teaching (LOLT)
  • Only the subjects from the designated subjects listed below will be recognised as a 50% PASS towards a BACHELOR'S DEGREE
  • Accounting / Business Studies / Economics / Geography / History / Languages / Life Sciences / Mathematics / Mathematical Literacy / Physical Sciences / Religion Studies