Matric 2013: Support Resources
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  1. Examination Timetable

  2. The October - November 2013 National Senior Certificate Examination Timetable (FINAL)
    (pdf: size 175 KB)

  3. WCED booklet:  GRADE 12 - TIPS FOR SUCCESS / GRAAD 12 - WENKE VIR SUKSES  (pdf)

  4. This booklet provides advice on preparing for the exams, planning your study time, what to cover in each subject and advice from those who excelled in last year’s exams. It is available here, either as a whole or by chapter.

    Hierdie boek is voorberei om jou te help om jou matriek deur te kom. Dit gee raad oor hoe om vir die eksamen voor te berei, hoe om jou studietyd te beplan, wat om te leer vir elke vak en dit sluit in advies van leerders wat uitgeblink het in verlede jaar se eksamen. Dit is beskikbaar hier.

  5. Visit our Learning Management System for DIGITAL resources and e-Learning and e-Teaching support.

  6. Matric support resources on Thutong (the national education portal website) &
    the Department of Basic Education website
    (the following link opens in a separate browser window or tab:)

    Thutong's "Support for Matrics" page includes an extensive variety of resources for Grade 12 learners including

    • Self Study Guides
    • the Proverto Study Guides
    • Life Sciences Grade 12 Exam revision
    • links to other Matric support web sites

  7. The Department of Basic Education has released a series called "Mind the Gap study guides" for
    Grade 12 learners. The following subjects are available:

    • Accounting
    • Economics
    • Geography
    • Geography Maps
    • Life Sciences

  8. Past NSC Matric examination question papers and memoranda  (in pdf format) :
    (the following links open in a separate browser window or tab:)

  9. The Department of Basic Education has the following sets of question and memorandum papers available for download:

    The above sets of question papers and marking memoranda are also available on CD (1 CD each for November 2008 / March 2009, November 2009 / February 2010 / November 2010 / February 2011 and November 2011 / February 2012) at a cost of R16 per CD from

        Edumedia (WCED) at 3 Station Road, Mowbray, Cape Town 7705
        Telephone: 021 689 9536  or  Fax: 086 694 0953  or

  10. Lessons on DVD:

  11. The WCED, in association with the University of Stellenbosch's Telematic Teaching Project, has made available a series of DVDs containing lessons for selected subjects including Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Afrikaans Home Language, English First Additional Language, Accountancy, Life Sciences and Geography.

    Click here for a complete list of topics as well as prices
    Click here for the Telematics order form

    Contact Information

      Edumedia (WCED), 3 Station Road, MOWBRAY, Cape Town 7705
      Telephone: 021 689 9536  or  Fax: 086 694 0953  or

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