School Readiness Programme
Based on the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement.
Designed to confidently meet all the CAPS requirements listed by the Department of Basic Education.
The programme is theme-based (see the themes here) and consists of a folder for each child and a guidebook for the teacher for each of the four terms.
Age group 5 - 6.
Every term the child receives:
A full colour folder containing:
1 x A4 Life Skills Topics activity pad,
1 x A5 activity pad (alternating terms mathematics and language),
1 x A2 poster,
16 x A6 mathematics cards and 16 x A7 language cards.
1 x A3 folded end-of-term report.
All the CAPS folders are available in English and Afrikaans.
There is a comprehensive guidebook each term for the teacher.
The guidebook is divided into 5 sections:
Section 1 Language (CAPS information and requirements, A5 pad activities, etc.)
Section 2 Mathematics (CAPS information and requirements, A5 pad activities, etc.)
Section 3 Life skills (5 day plans, A4 pad activities, enrichment activities, etc.)
Section 4 Resources (stencils, games and patterns)
Section 5 Assessment (requirements and checklists)
At this time the CAPS guidebooks are only available in English.
The Summer Term 1 has 11 topics:
In the classroom
Days of the week
The Autumn Term 2 has 11 topics:
Taste and smell
The Winter Term 3 has 10 topics:
Jobs people do
Out in space
The Spring Term 4 has 9 topics:
Reptiles (and frogs)
African wild animals
Light and dark colours