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South African Schools Act, 1996 (Act No. 84 of 1996)


Regulations for the Conduct, Administration and Management of Assessment for the Senior Certificate, 2005

Chapter 4 : Internal Assessment/Continuous Assessment (CASS)

23. Requirements for internal assessment marks for the Senior Certificate


(1) The final promotion mark for full-time candidates registered for a Senior Certificate must include an Internal assessment mark.


(2) The assessment body must ensure that all Internal assessments are conducted in terms of the provisions of these regulations.


(3) Full-time candidates must comply with all the requirements of Internal assessment, regardless of the subject or grade.


(4) Full-time candidates who register for more than six subjects must comply with all the requirements relating to internal assessment. This also applies to candidates that may offer an additional subject or subjects at another institution.


(5) The internal assessment mark in respect of the final promotion mark must count 25%.


(6) For subjects with a practical component, the internal assessment mark must, where applicable, also include a practical assessment counting 25% or any other percentage as determined in the syllabus.


(7) Umalusi may issue directives for internal assessment as stipulated in section 17(1) of the General and Further Education and Training Quality Assurance Act (No. 58 of 2001).