A National Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement is a single, comprehesive, and concise policy document, which will replace the current Subject and Learning Area Statements, Learning Programme Guidelines and Subject Assessment Guidelines for all the subjects listed in the National Curriculum Statement Grades R - 12.
CAPS form part of the National Curriculum Statement Grades R-12, which represents a policy statement for learning and teaching in South African schools and comprises the following:
a) Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statements (CAPS) for all approved subjects
b) National policy pertaining to the programme and promotion requirements of the National Curriculum Statement Grades R – 12; and
c) National Protocol for Assessment Grades R – 12
Click here for the National Curriculum Statement Grades R-12 Q & A Booklet