PROMOTION REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADES 7 -9
 
(1) Learners in Grades 7-9 will be promoted from grade to grade if they have offered nine (9) 

      subjects and have complied with the promotion requirements in eight (8) of the subjects

      provided the School-Based Assessment component of the ninth subject has been completed. 

(a) Adequate Achievement (Level 4) in one language at Home Language level 
(b) Moderate Achievement (Level 3) in the second required official language at First Additional

      Language level 
(c)  Moderate Achievement (Level 3) in Mathematics 
(d) Moderate Achievement (Level 3) in any three (3) of the other required subjects 
(e) At least an Elementary Achievement (Level 2) in any two (2) of the other required subjects 
(f) Immigrant learners may be exempted from achieving one official language, provided they

    obtain at least an Elementary Achievement (Level 2) in all three (3) the remaining subjects 

PROMOTION REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADES 10 - 12
 
(1) Learners in Grades 10-12 will be promoted from grade to grade if they have offered and

     completed the School-Based Assessment, Practical Assessment Tasks, where applicable, oral

     assessment and end-of-year examination requirements in not fewer than seven (7) subjects as

     contemplated in the policy document, National Protocol for Assessment Grades R – 12 and the

     Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statements of the various subjects listed in Annexure A: 

 

(a) Achieved 40% in three subjects, one of which is an official language at Home Language level, and (b) 30% in three subjects, provided the School-Based Assessment component is submitted in the

     subject failed. 

DEPARTMENT OF BASIC EDUCATION FULL PROMOTION REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADES R - 12