Lockdown Resources 2020

Grade 12 class split for the return to school



We have decided on an academic break for next week (25-29 May).

This is to allow learners to recharge and catch up

on work in the various learning areas and subjects.



Funza Lushaka Teaching Bursary 2020. Now Open.

Department of Education is looking for 4 761 Matriculants to be trained as Teachers.

This bursary will pay for: Registration fees, Tuition fees, meals and accommodation.

Students will also be paid allowance for their practical work.

Application link.
Apply now if you want to be a Teacher.



DBE Advice to Parents

DBE Educational Resources



Notice from Stellenbosch University



Notice from the University of the Western Cape



Message from NMU:

NMU Announcement



Bursary information from Thuthuka:

Click here for NMU Thuthuka Brochure

Click here for Thuthuka Application Brochure



Click here to read a letter from the Eastern Cape Department of Education

Superintendent-General regarding Curriculum continuity during Covid-19



Click here for Grade 8 and 9 teacher contact details



Grade 12 eLearning Opportunity

(please note that email address on image is incorrect,

the correct email address is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

12 eLearning opportunity



Umhlobo Wenene Schedule for May



Reminder to Grade 12 pupils to tune in:




Grade 11 and 12 pupils: go to playstore and download an App called "Matric Live".

It has good notes, quizzes and past question papers for different subjects.



Grade 12 pupils:

Another opportunity for Grade 12 pupils from the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation. Once again, this is not

linked to the school in any way, we are simply making the opportunity known to pupils.




Nominations for the Jakes Gerwal Fellowship, a partner of the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation, are open.

Click below for more information. Please note that this is not related to any school activity, but that we

are simply informing Grade 12's about the opportunity.







Message from Music Teachers - video



This has been brought to our attention. You have to register for the sessions you're interested in.




Gym Workout Programme for everybody

Sports Fitness - Teams

Boys & Girls Soccer Fitness



Life Orientation General Notice - 20 April 2020



The DBE has compiled Grade 12 previous Question Papers and Answers from 2008 to 2019. Grade 12 learners must use them to practice during CoronaVirus Lockdown.We have compiled Grade 12 previous Question Papers and Answers from 2008 to 2019. Grade 12 learners must use them to practice during CoronaVirus Lockdown.
Maths Literacy Link: https://bit.ly/2w8TmS7
Mathematics Link: http://bit.ly/2MiAghT
Accounting Link: https://bit.ly/2yqPsVr
Business Studies Link: https://bit.ly/2X7ACNR
Consumer Studies Link: https://bit.ly/345dLEa
Economics Studies Link: https://bit.ly/39ExQCr
Physical Sciences Link: https://bit.ly/39GCDU6
Life Sciences Link: https://bit.ly/2UFcOzy
Geography Link: https://bit.ly/2wPBUTh
History Link: https://bit.ly/3bR3E8T
Agricultural Sciences Link: https://bit.ly/2UX9Hlo
English First Additional Language (FAL) Link: https://bit.ly/2UVGg3b
English Home Language (HL) Link: https://bit.ly/2JBY1iQ
Sepedi Leleme La Gae (HL) Link: https://bit.ly/2UF9cO0
IsiZulu Ulimi Lwasekhaya (HL) Link: https://bit.ly/2URpEcA
IsiXhosa Ulwimi Lwasekhaya (HL) Link: https://bit.ly/3bTqgpj
Xitsonga Ririmi Ra Le Kaya (HL) Link: https://bit.ly/39GxTxM
Tshivenda Luambo Lwa Hayani (HL) Link: https://bit.ly/2ynwYVR
Siswati Home Language (HL) Link: https://bit.ly/2yyJVwp
Setswana Puo Ya Gae (HL) Link: https://bit.ly/3dSUUAU
IsiNdebele Ilimi Lekhaya (HL) Link: https://bit.ly/3dTWP87



For those learners who didn't get a chance to collect their textbooks. Snapplify has opened access to all etextbooks for free until the end of the year. Please follow the link and instructions thereafter. Your child's educator can confirm which textbook they use. Snapplify has partnered with top South African educational publishers to launch Free Access. Free Access provides over 5000 IEB, EB and CAPS-aligned ebooks for FREE to anyone who needs them for remote learning while schools are closed. Free Access books will be available to you, or your child, until the 31st December.

1. Go to www.snapplify.com/freeaccess

2. Search for the ebook you need and add to your library

3. Install the Snapplify Reader to read your ebooks

Snapplify original




 In an effort to bridge the gap and support remote learning, the Sasol Foundation has partnered with

the Department of Basic Education (DBE) and Africa Teen Geeks, to provide FREE online and interactive

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) learning (including a virtual classroom) for all

school learners. The initiative targets learners from Grades R to 12 in Mathematics; Mathematics Literacy,

Natural Sciences; Physical Sciences; Numeracy; Literacy and Reading. The digital platform has been active

since 30 March 2020 and will continue until the end of April 2020, with daily lessons streamed live on

weekdays between 08h00 and 17h00. The online platforms will remain available beyond the lockdown

period and are open to all learners through the following websites:







SABC 2 and 3 Schedule

Page 1 (6:00 - 7:00)

Page 2 (9:30 - 11:00)



SABC and DBE Support Programmes



Broadcasting schedule released by Department of Education



Grade 8's and 9's click here for a note regarding work and resources on devices.



Worksheets and study notes from Department of Education (all grades). Updated



Via Afrika is offering FREE digital study guides for Grades 10, 11 and 12 to enable learning

to continue in these challenging times.

WhatsApp Grade and required subject to 060 970 3793.



Umhlobo Wenene FM started an Education Programme today.

Click here to see the schedule for the next month.



The Department of Education has made another TV channel available for Grade 10 - 12 pupils.

Click here for more information as well as the schedule (Channel 122).



Bursary opportunity available from Student Mover. Click here for the application form.

We would usually make this available at school, but due to the lockdown we are

posting it on our social media platforms.



More information that has been brought to our attention:

1. Click here to read an article in the newspaper.

Once the app has been downloaded, go to knrapp.co.za and search for Khawuzela News.

(It seems to be a radio broadcast for pupils)

Here is an easy-to-follow video explaining the steps to follow (updated)


2. Free Departmental Resources

GET & FET Resources: http://dbecontent.bhelela.com

Examination Papers: http://www.ecexams.co.za/ExaminationPapers.htm


3. Free during this time when schools are closed:

Audio Books streamed by Amazon to any device: https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

Mozabook Gr 1 – 12 content: Download at https://bit.ly/Mozabook

and use the following activation key which is valid until 20 May 2020:




For those with access to DSTV, click here to see the Mindset TV

schedule for the next few weeks.



School will also be open tomorrow, 25 March 2020,

from 9:00 until 14:00 should any Grade 12 pupil

wish to collect books from lockers.



Follow this link for some resources to help with the learning process.