Children in these grades are introduced to elementary numeracy and literacy. There is also a strong focus on further development of life and social skills.
In these grades there is a strong focus on providing a solid foundation in reading, writing and mathematics. Independent reasoning skills are further developed and learners are academically supported to achieve their highest potential.
Grades 7, 8 and 9 do the compulsory subjects as prescribed in the CAPS syllabus. Academic goal-setting and support programmes are introduced from Grade 8.