School-Based Assessment and Examination Weighting

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has recently issued Circular S17 of 2021. The Circular provides for the weighting of School-Based Assessment (SBA) as well as end-of-year examinations for Grades 10 and 11 during the recovery period of 2021 to 2023.

Circular S17 of 2021 retracts the previously circulated Circular S16 of 2021.

The ISASA Legal and Policy Department has compiled a memorandum relating to Circular S17. The memorandum is available for download below.

Assessment and Weighting