Matrics 2019, you can do it! Here's how Parent24 can help

Welcome, class of 2019! We're going to help you through the matric final exams and the matric results. 

This page has links to study resources, past papers and study guides, study methods and tips, advice on managing stress, good nutrition and sleep, and anything else you may need to keep you calm and learning at your best. 

Get stuck in and stay tuned! 

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Old matric exam papers

We cover every subject from Afrikaans to Zulu, with hundreds of old exam papers from 2008. Maths, the Sciences, English... Music, Dance and Tourism – they're there. 

When doing these papers, set the alarm clock and try to finish the paper within the same amount of time you have when sitting for the actual paper. That way you can identify key problem areas.

They're mostly NSC papers, but we've also added some past papers from the IEB exams here:

Click here to see the list of all past matric papers, which you can download for free.

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The 2019 NSC timetable 

We list all the subjects, dates and times, and also made a nifty printable calendar you can stick to your wall or fridge.

To see which paper is written when, and download the free calendar, you'll be able to click here as soon as the 2019 calendar is made available. Watch this space. 

The 2019 IEB timetable 

The 2019 exam timetable for private schools who are writing the IEB matric exams.

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Create a study timetable

We've designed a few printables you can download and print out to work out what you're going to study when. So organised.

Click here to download.

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Free matric study guides:

Download free study guides for:

(We also have study guides for Grade 11 and Grade 10.)

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Other study resources:

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Study methods

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Exam tips

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Stress: how to not lose your marbles

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Advice from top matrics

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If you're the parent, here's how to support your matriculant:

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Of food and health:

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Results! (And what a matric pass means)

Sign up to News24's Matric Results tool and you'll be notified the moment the results become available. Available soon. Meanwhile, here are some other ways: 

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What happens next year?

Plan B 

Tertiary studies

Gap years and empty nests

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To share your comments, advice, stories and concerns around matric and exams, email us and we may publish your comments.

Good luck!