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Matric exams to start on November 1 and end on December 7‚ department circular shows

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Matric exams to start on November 1 and end on December 7‚ department circular shows
The matric exams will start on November 1, according to a department circular. File photo.

Image: Shelley Christians

It’s legitimate: the national senior certificates exams for matric pupils will start on November 1 and end on December 7.

The exam papers scheduled to be written on November 1 encompass English home language‚ first additional language and second additional language.

Early Newspaper

Particulars of the matric exams had been outlined in a circular dated June 22 signed by Rufus Poliah‚ performing deputy director-common for curriculum protection‚ strengthen and monitoring in the department of primary education.

According to the circular‚ the exams will start later than common “to allow for maximum instructing and learning time” and will extend over six weeks.

The lifestyles orientation common overview task will in all probability be written on September 6 and a rewrite is scheduled for October 13.

The computer applications abilities and the information abilities paper 1 purposeful will in all probability be written on October 19 and 20 respectively.

The geography papers 1 and 2 will every be of three hours duration and will in all probability be written on separate days.

The writing time on your complete home language paper 3s has been extended by 30 minutes and will in all probability be a three-hour paper‚ while a third paper has been added to all second additional language papers‚ that would wisely be of 2½ hours’ duration.

For the major time‚ matrics will in all probability be writing marine sciences paper 1 and 2.

Poliah acknowledged colleges will shut for pupils on December 10 and for lecturers on December 15.

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Matric exams to start on November 1 and end on December 7‚ department circular shows