Tips for Success | Western Cape Education Department
Tips for Success

The countdown to the start of the 2019 matric exams has begun. The Western Cape Education Department is committed to supporting you in every possible way to pass matric and to achieve excellent results.

Ultimately, your success will depend on what you put into your studies. This in turn depends on how you plan your time, how hard you study, and staying focused, positive and healthy.

The WCED wishes you everything of the very best - by studying hard, you claim your success and your future.

To help you pass your matric, we have prepared this booklet, called “Tips for Success”, to provide advice on preparing for the exams, planning your study time and what to cover in each subject.

The booklet includes advice from those who excelled in last year’s exams, along with the exam timetable and information on bursaries and loans for studying after school. You can either download the full booklet by clicking on the link next to the image on your right, or download a specific section below:

Tips for Success

The booklet includes the following:

  1. 10 things to do to succeed in the examinations & Tips for Success
  2. Example of a Grade 12 study timetable
  3. Blank study timetable for you to use for your own planning
  4. Make your dream come true: advice from learners who did well in past Matric exams
  5. Bursaries & Loans
  6. Senior Curriculum Planners
  7. Content / concept lists for studies
    The following documents contain lists of the main concepts and content from the subjects studied in Grade 12. Enter the concepts/content of your seven or more subjects on your study timetable. These lists work well as checklists for you to keep track of how far you are with your studies. These lists will give you an indication of how much work you have to cover this year, and enable you to manage your time accordingly.
     
    Work systematically through the concepts/content making notes and mind maps using your textbooks and study guides. Once you have covered all the topics, work through the examination papers from the past three years.

Wenke vir Sukses

Die boekie bevat die volgende in:

  1. 10 dinge om te doen om sukses te behaal & Wenke vir Sukses
  2. Voorbeeld van 'n Graad 12 Studierooster
  3. Blanko Studierooster
  4. Bewaarheid jou drome - raad van sommige van die leerders wat goed gevaar het in vorige Nasionale Senior Sertifikaat-eksamens
  5. Beurse en lenings
  6. Senior Kurrikulumbeplanners
  7. Inhoud / konsep lys vir studies
    Die volgende dokumente bevat lyste van hoofkonsepte en inhoud geneem uit vakke wat jy moontlik in graad 12 sal bestudeer.  Die vakname is alfabeties gerangskik.  Jy kan dus maklik jou sewe of meer vakke vind en die konsepte/inhoud op jou blanko studierooster aanbring.  Jy kan ook hierdie lyste as kontrolelyste gebruik om op die hoogte te bly van die vordering wat jy met jou studies maak.  Hierdie lyste sal vir jou 'n aanduiding gee van hoeveel werk jy hierdie jaar sal moet dek, en jou in staat stel om jou tyd daarvolgens in te rig.