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Implementation of the abridged version of the amended section four of the curriculum and assessment policy statement for Grades R-12

Notice No. 1429 of 2019


Notice No. 1429

8 November 2019

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Department of Basic Education


1. I, Angelina Matsie Motshekga, Minister of Basic Education, acting under section 61(c) and (d) of the South African Schools Act, 1996 (Act. No. 84 of 1996) and after consultation with the Council of Education Ministers, hereby determine the amendments to the following Policy Statement: Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement Grades R-12, a component of the National Curriculum Statement, Grades R-12 approved as National Policy and published in Government Gazette 34600, Notices 722 and 723 of 12 September 2011.




2. All abridged versions of the CAPS documents are available on the Departmental website:, under Resources, Policies, Curriculum and Assessment Policies



Mrs AM Motshekga, MP

Minister of Basic Education