Academics

Rynfield Primary's Academics

Curriculum

At Rynfield Primary School, the National Curriculum Statement forms the foundation for ongoing curriculum development. The performance of learners is measured against the assessment requirements set out by the CAPS – Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statements.

Formal Assessments Grade 4 – 6

In the Intermediate Phase [Grades 4 – 6] the following subjects are taught and assessed:

Summary of Formal Assessment in Grades 4 – 6

  • First Language – English
  • Additional Language – Afrikaans
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Sciences and Technology
  • Social Sciences – Geography and History
  • Life Skills – Creative Arts, Physical Education and Personal and Social Wellbeing

Promotion Requirements are as follows:

  • English – A minimum of a level 4 [50% – 59%]
  • Afrikaans – A minimum of a level 3 [40% – 49%]
  • Mathematics – A minimum of a level 3 [40% – 49%]
  • Any other two subjects – A minimum of a level 3 [40% – 49%]

Formal Assessments Grade 7

Summary of Formal Assessment in Grade 7:

  • First Language – English
  • Additional Language – Afrikaans
  • Mathematics
  • Social Sciences – Geography and History
  • Natural Sciences
  • Economic Management Sciences
  • Technology
  • Creative Arts
  • Life Orientation

Promotion Requirements are as follows:

  • English – A minimum of a level 4 [50% – 59%]
  • Afrikaans – A minimum of a level 3 [40% – 49%]
  • Mathematics – A minimum of a level 3 [40% – 49%]
  • Any other three subjects – A minimum of a level 3 [40% – 49%]
  • Any other two subjects – A minimum of a level 2 [30% – 39%]

Exams are written in June and November in Grades 4 to7.

Grades 1 – 7 are assessed according to the 7 point scale:

  • 7 : 80% – 100% – Outstanding achievement
  • 6 : 70% – 79% – Meritorious achievement
  • 5 : 60% – 69% – Substantial achievement
  • 4 : 50% – 59% – Adequate achievement
  • 3 : 40% – 49% – Moderate achievement
  • 2 : 30% – 39% – Elementary achievement
  • 1 : 0% – 29% – Not achieved

We follow a merit system where learners are rewarded for a positive work ethic by receiving merits which earn points for their respective houses. These learners are identified weekly and stand up for acknowledgement in our Junior and Senior Assemblies.

Our annual prize-giving for Grades 4 – 7 is held at the end of the year, to celebrate the learners’ academic achievements.

Extra Curricular activities

Years Established

Get In Touch

Location: Malherbe Rd, Benoni, Johannesburg, 1500

Telephone: 011 849 5215

Email: mail@rps.org.za

Office Hours: 07:30 to 14:30