Foundation Phase : Grade 2

The SUBJECT are taught in the Foundation Phase, namely:

  1. English – 10 hours per week

    Or 7 hours English and 3 hours additional language

  2. Mathematics (7 hours per week)

  3. Life Skills (7 hours per week) which includes
  • Beginning Knowledge (1 hours)
  • Creative Arts (Visual Arts & Music) (2 hours)
  • Physical Education (2 hours)
  • Personal and Social Well-being (1)
 

This is broken down as follows:

GRADE 1 HOME LANGUAGE Total per week
Listening & speaking 15 minutes per day for 3 days 45 minutes
Reading & Phonics Phonics: 15 minutes per day for 4 days (1 hour 15 minutes) 4 hours 30minutes
Shared Reading: 15 minutes per day for 3 days (45 minutes)
Group Reading: 30 minutes per day (2 groups each for 15minutes) for 5 days (2 hour 30 minutes)
Handwriting 15 minutes per day for 4 days 1 hour
Writing 15 minutes per day for 3 days 45 minutes
Total per week 7 hours

Pass Requirements

Programme requirementsProgression guidelines
Home Language A learner should obtain the following minimum standards:
First Additional Language Home Language (HL) (Adequate Achievement) (50%-59%)
Maths First Additional Language (Moderate Achievement) (40%-49%)
Life Skills Mathematics (Moderate Achievement) (40%-49%)
Teaching time per week: 23 hours SBA = 100 % of total mark/final progression mark

Learners must meet all the SBA requirements in the four (4) subjects.

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