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Second Chance Matric Programme

Second Chance Matric Support Programme: Free Tutoring Classes

Information on the Second Chance Matric Support within the Western Cape.

  1. The Second Chance Matric Support Programme (SCMSP) is a DBE initiative offering private candidates free tutoring classes who are registered to write the May/June examinations.

    The tutoring will cover the following subjects:

    • Afrikaans FAL
    • Agricultural Sciences
    • Business Studies
    • Economics
    • English FAL
    • Geography
    • History
    • Life Sciences
    • Mathematics
    • Mathematical Literacy
    • Physical Sciences
  2. Limited Second Chance Matric Support Centres were established in the Western Cape.

    The centres will provide support to part-time learners who have not been able to meet the requirements of the National Senior Certificate (NSC) or the extended Senior Certificate (SC).

    The programme will provide free tutoring to:

    1. NSC June Examination: Learners who wrote the NSC exam in previous exam sittings from 2008 to 2023 and wish to re-write any of their subjects in order to improve their overall results.
    2. NSC November Exam: Learners who wrote the NSC exam in previous exam sittings from 2008 to 2023 and wish to re-write any of their subjects in order to improve their overall results and NSC learners offering new subjects for which they completed the School Based Assessments (SBA) in 2023.
    3. SC June Exam: Adult learners who are 18 years and older, have at least a Grade 9 qualification / AET Level 4 qualification and who have not yet met the requirements for a Senior Certificate matric qualification or wish to improve on the previous results obtained.

     

    The Second Chance Centres will offer SELECTED subjects. Centres will NOT be offering ALL the subjects, but only selected ones.

  3. There are NO COSTS. All tuition is offered for free.

Registration Information

Candidates must register to write for the examination. Attending the second chance programme does not mean that you are automatically registered for the examination.

Documents to take along for the Registration for the Second Chance Tutoring Classes are:

  • Certified copy of your ID document
  • Copy of your matric statement
  • Proof of registration for the May/June 2024 examinations

Below, find the list of Second Chance Centres established for Phase 1/2024 with the dates for registration of the Second Chance Tutoring Classes:

Cape Winelands

SOMERSET HIGH SCHOOL

Noble Park, Worcester


Registration date:

Saturday, 3 February 2024

Time: 08h00 to 14h00

Eden Central Karoo

GEORGE HIGH SCHOOL

6 Mission Street, Rosemoor, George


Registration date:

Monday, 5 February to Friday, 9 February 2024

Time: 17h00 to 19h00


SAO BRAS SECONDARY SCHOOL

Skool Street, D’Almeida, Mossel Bay


Registration date:

Monday, 5 February to Thursday, 8 February 2024

Time: 17h00 to 19h00

Metro Central

SPES BONA HIGH SCHOOL

Jan Smuts Drive, Athlone


Registration dates:

Saturday, 3 February 2024

Time: 08h00 to 14h00


Saturday, 10 February 2024

Time: 08h00 to 14h00

Metro East

CHRIS HANI HIGH SCHOOL

2 Cekeca Road, Makhaza, Khayelitsha


Registration dates:

Saturday, 10 February 2024

Time: 09h00 to 13h00


Saturday, 17 February 2024

Time: 09h00 to 13h00

Metro North

BELLVILLE SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL

Oop Street, Bellville-Suid


Registration date:

Saturday, 17 February 2024

Time: 09h00 to 11h00

Metro South

ROCKLANDS HIGH SCHOOL

Cnr Cedars Avenue and Eisleben Road, Rocklands


Registration date:

Friday, 9 February 2024

Time: 14h00


VUYISEKA SECONDARY SCHOOL

1 Ngqwangi Drive, Phillippi East, Phillippi


Registration date:

Friday, 9 February 2024

Time: 14h00

Overberg

TBC

West Coast:

MALMESBURY CLC

5 Keerom Street, Malmesbury


Registration dates:

Monday 5 February 2024

Time: 08h00 to 14h00


Tuesday, 6 February and Wednesday 7 February 2024

Time: 08h00 to 14h00 | 18h30 to 20h00


Thursday, 8 February 2024 and Friday, 9 February 2024

Time: 08h00 to 14h00


Saturday, 10 February 2024

Time: 09h00 to 13h00

For any further enquiries please forward an e-mail to: Debbie.Lewis@westerncape.gov.za

SCMP District coordinators and centre managers

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