GENERAL INFORMATION
EVENING
Grade 11
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Part 1
EXPECTATIONS
- of parents
- of school
- of children
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Maslow’ hierarchy of needs
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What can parents expect?
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All teachers prepared for lessons
BASIC SKILLS – Reading and Writing
Basic teaching aids to be used
Regular checking of home work
Realistic projects
High quality tests and examinations
All tests and exams to be marked
timeously
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What can parents expect? 2
 Memo discussions after tests and exams
 Extra assistance when needed
 Cultivation of a trust relationship with
parents
 Healthy classroom atmosphere
 Patience and understanding towards the
child
 Regular / effective communication
 Safe school environment
 Code of Conduct to be enforced
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What does the school expect from
parents?
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 Suitable home environment for doing
homework and study.
 Ensure child adheres to fixed study times,
weekends included
 Ensure study times are used effectively
 Take interest in school work and follow up
on tests written
 Attend and support child’s activities
 Help check that homework is done
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What does the school expect from
parents?
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 Encourage your children
 Be sympathetic, but firm.
 Assist the school by insisting that your child
knows and does the basics.
 Collect your children on time after school
and school activities.
 Trust the professional discretion of
Headmaster and teachers.
 Assist in enforcing Code of Conduct.
 School fees.
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What can we (School and Parents)
expect from our Children?
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Accept the responsibility to be taught
Not to disrupt classes
Adhere to the Code of Conduct
Use opportunities presented by the school
Respect and honour parents and teachers
Work hard!
Respect property – home, own, school, others
Respect differences among people
Honesty
An attitude of Gratitude
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PART 2
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SUBJECT CHANGES
PASS REQUIREMENTS
UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE
CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT
INTERVENTION PROGRAMME
COMMUNICATION
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SUBJECT CHANGES
 From now on only on the
recommendation from the school in
consultation with the Education
Department
 We will assess after June Exam and
make recommendations to parents at
start of 3rd term.
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PASS REQUIREMENTS
 40% in English
 2 other subjects above 40%
 30% IN Additional language
(Afrikaans or Sepedi)
 3 above 30%
 Can fail 1 subject (below 30%)
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UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE
 50% in 4 approved subjects
 Subjects not counting for the 50%
are:
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Hospitality Studies
Tourism
Computer Applications Technology
Civil Technology
Design
Life Orientation
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Example 1
Subject
English HL
Afrikaans 1st Add Lang
Maths Literacy
Life Orientation
Business Studies
Tourism
Hospitality Studies
University?
Marks
50%
50%
50%
50%
50%
40%
40%
Yes!
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Example 2
Subject
English HL
Afrikaans 1st Add Lang
Maths Literacy
Life Orientation
Business Studies
Tourism
Hospitality Studies
University?
Marks
50%
40%
50%
50%
50%
40%
40%
No!
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Example 3
Subject
English HL
Afrikaans 1st Add Lang
Maths Literacy
Life Orientation
Computer Applications
Technology
Tourism
Hospitality Studies
University?
Marks
50%
40%
50%
50%
50%
50%
50%
No!
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Example 4
Subject
Marks
English HL
35%
Afrikaans 1st Add Lang 35%
Maths
35%
Life Orientation
35%
Physical Science
35%
Life Science
35%
Information
35%
Technology
Pass?
NO!
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Example 5
Subject
Marks
English HL
50%
Afrikaans 1st Add Lang 50%
Maths
30%
Life Orientation
50%
Physical Science
30%
Life Science
30%
Infor. Technology
35%
Pass?
Yes!
University?
No!!
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Admission Point Scores
RATING
CODE
RATING
MARKS %
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Outstanding Achievement
80-100
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Meritorious Achievement
70-79
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Substantial Achievement
60-69
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Adequate Achievement
50-59
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Moderate Achievement
40-49
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Elementary Achievement
30-39
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Not Achieved
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Example
English
62%
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Afrikaans
48%
3
Life Orientation
71%
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Mathematics
62%
5
Geography
81%
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Physical Science
62%
5
Life Science
71%
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APS
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University of Pretoria – APS
Requirements
B. Sc Architecture
B. Sc Vet Science
B. Com
BA Law
BA Lang
MBChB (Doctor)
B. Chd (Dentistry)
B. Eng
LLB
B. Ed
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Continuous assessment
 CASS – 25%
 November
Exam – 75%
Number of Assessment tasks which make up the
Programme of Assessment by Subject Grades 10 - 11
SUBJECTS
TERM 1
TERM 2
TERM 3
TERM 4
TOTAL
Language 1: Home
Language
4
4*
4
4*
16
Language 2 :
Choice of HL
or FAL
HL
4
4*
4
4*
16
FAL
4
4*
4
4*
16
Life Orientation
1
1
1
2
5
Mathematics or
Maths Literacy
2
2*
2
2*
8
Subject Choice 1 **
2
2*
2
1*
7
Subject Choice 2 **
2
2*
2
1*
7
Subject Choice 3 **
2
2*
2
1*
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Notes :
* One of these tasks must be an Examination
** If one or two of the subjects chose for subject Choice 1,2 or 3 include a Language the number of tasks indicated for
Languages 1 and 2 at Home Language(HL) and First Additional Language (FAL) are still applicable. Learners who opt for a
Second Additional Language are required to complete 13 tasks in total: 4 tasks in Term 1 and 3 in each of term 2, 3, 4.
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CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT
EXAMPLE
 25% + 75% = 100%
 Example 1
 74% + 27%
 18 + 20 = 38%
 Example 2
 74% + 80%
 18 + 60 = 78
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WRHS 2009 Geography
compared to National results
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WRHS 2009 English compared
to National results
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WRHS 2009 Physical Science
compared to National results
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WRHS 2009 Mathematics
compared to National results
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WRHS 2009 Life Science
compared to National results
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INTERVENTION PROGRAMME
 READING
 MATHEMATICS
 STUDY PROGRAMMES
 WILL ONLY SUCCEED IF CHILD
ATTENDS!
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COMMUNICATION
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SMS’S
SCHOOL COMMUNICATOR
NEWSLETTERS
E-MAIL
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
TELEPHONE
WEBSITE
REPORTS
DIARY
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School Communicator
New system introduced this year.
Load on to your computer (can
be loaded on to multiple computers
from one disk)
Customised to suit the needs of
your child.
Will pop up once you switch on
your computer and will alert you if
information pertaining to your child
has been added or updated.
School Communicator
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Please RETURN the disk once you have loaded it on to
ALL the computers you have at your disposal.
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Should you have any problems please feel free to
contact me:
Lauren Farrell
PR/Communication
[email protected]
012 807 9174
083 293 0624
WEBSITES
 WWW.WILLOWRIDGE.CO.ZA
 WWW.EDUCATION.GOV.ZA
 WWW.EDUCATION.GPG.GOV.ZA
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