matric study tips


Some would say it's impossible, we live in a world of distractions. But I believe that it is possible to study without any distractions.

Let me share with you the steps I take to fight distractions when studying and hence increase my daily output.

How can I do well in matric? Advice for a new matric learner. So, you are probably thinking, why should I listen to Terrique? Well, I am matriculated in 2013, went through the process of applying for university and now I am enjoying the hell out of my job. I went through all the emotions imaginable as a former matric student, and well, let's just say that I wish I had received advice heading into my matric year.

The matric results will be released on 21 January 2022. The matric class of 2021 are awaiting their final exam results. For many students this is the start of a new phase in their life and will open up opportunities to study at a university. For others however, it may feel like they have failed their last chance to prove themselves worthy, and they could feel alone and isolated.

As anxiety-inducing as exams can be, parents have been advised to help their children stay focused throughout this crucial period, but how? Well, here are a few tips by Independent Institute of Education general manager Peter Kriel.

As this year’s final exam continues into its third week, it seems that Eskom’s ongoing power outages have become an additional challenge that the matric class of 2021 have had to contend with. This follows the power utility's recent announcement that stage two will continue throughout the week.

Western Cape’s Education Department is now urging those Matriculants who are eligible to get vaccinated as the Matric final exams approach. Recently, the Department of Basic Education released the final Matric exam timetable.

The Department of Basic Education has released the Matric final examination timetable for 2022. This is the most important exam for Matric learners as it maps the rest of their future.

This year's local government elections will be held on a Monday, a date that coincides with the first matric language exams. The Basic Education Department unpacks steps that it will have to take to ensure that the exam is written on a more convenient date. 

Anxiety is on the minds of the matric class of 2021 as some feel they are not prepared enough for their preliminary exams. They’re expected to sit for their mock exams in about a month’s time, but the three-week disruption because of lockdown alert level four has made them feel uncertain and anxious.

Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, has announced that matric rewrites will continue despite school closures. Motshekga was speaking at a media briefing in Free State during an update on the sector's efforts to combat Covid19.

Preparation is key to acing your exams and past papers are a great way to prepare. Here, you can find Grade 12 past paper for your Mathematics, Mathematics Literacy and Technical Mathematics P2 exams. Good luck with your paper!

The Independent Examinations Board (IEB) has stipulated requirements detailing what students need to achieve academically in order to attain a Bachelor's Pass. 

The National Professional Teacher's Organisation, what we know as NAPTOSA, has welcomed a decision by the Department of Basic Education to cancel mid-year exams for Grade 12 pupils. This is being done to afford learners more class time. 

The Department of Basic Education has decided to cancel the May/June Matric examinations. Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, announced this during a Portfolio Committee meeting and gave insight into why this move is being made.

With thousands of candidates now sitting down to write their May/June Matric exams, which includes Matric rewrites, this year’s numbers are said to be lower than previous years. The May/June exam season commenced on 26 May.

The final Matric exams period is a whirlwind for South Africa’s Matric Classs as they cram in their final exam prep while trying to remain calm. Matric exams are a very stressful period for any Matriculant, here are the times where anxiety might creep up and what you can do about it.

It is crunch-time for Matrics! Twelve years of schooling and seemingly endless learning experiences have all lead to this moment, the last few weeks before the final Matric exams.

The Matric exams are the final measure of your success in high school and they can either build on the success you've had in previous years - or you can make up for bad Matric results in the past by doing well in the Matric final exams. This doesn't come by accident - you need to be organised and use the limited time in the best way. Here are some Matric tips for you!

Are you doing your Matric and you need to take a supplementary exam? Here are some of the answers to frequently asked questions on matric supplementary exams with all you need to know.


With your finals looming on the horizon, you should probably be thinking about revising your work. But it can be difficult, so here are some revision tips for all you Matrics out there.