About MIA

We at Milestone International Academy offer training for Matric FET syllabus and SGCSE Form 5 upgrading:

For the matric syllabus, we offer training for the following:

  • Grade 8 – 9
  • Grade 10 – 12
  • Grade 12 upgrading

For the SGCSE programme:

  • Form 5 upgrading

Curriculum

  • The South African syllabus (FET) is followed in all subjects and grades.
  • CAPS approved textbooks.
  • Learners taught in English at all times.

Grade 8 – 9:
In Grades 8 and 9, the pupils follow a broad, general curriculum, studying a wide range of subjects. They master some of the basic skills required for each discipline and cover sufficient material to give them an understanding of the demands of each subject.

We offer training of the following for Grade 8 – 9:

  • English (1st additional language)
  • SiSwati (Home language)
  • Life Orientation
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Economic Management Sciences
  • Geography
  • Creative Arts

We offer training of the following for Grade 10 – 12:
There are 4 compulsory subjects:

  • English (1st Additional Language or Home Language)
  • Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy
  • SiSwati (1st Additional OR Home Language)
  • Life Orientation

Each learner must choose 4 other subjects from the wide range on offer, including:

  • Physical Sciences
  • Life Sciences
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Accounting
  • Business Studies
  • Economics
  • History
  • Geography
  • Tourism
  • Afrikaans

Grade 10 – 12 students have a choice of 8 subjects, 2 of which must be languages, including a home language. Mathematics/Mathematical Literacy AND Life Orientation are compulsory.

Report
A formal Report is issued on a termly basis. Parents or guardians are advised to always be up-to-date with their fee payments before collecting reports.

Code Rating Grading
            7 Outstanding Achievement   80 – 100
            6 Meritorious Achievement   70 – 79
            5 Substantial Achievement   60 – 69
            4 Adequate Achievement   50 – 59
            3 Moderate Achievement   40 – 49
            2 Elementary Achievement   30 – 39
            1 Requires Development   20 – 29
        – Not Achieved     0 – 19

Assessment and Grading Codes
Movement to the next Grade
It is the parent’s decision to move the learned to the next grade. This decision can be made with the help of one of our professional consultants.