IT and CAT Resources

A special thanks to all the IT and CAT teachers for the lessons and to Maryke Reed for contributing to the design and maintenance of this site
PLEASE NOTE: This website is mainly links to lessons shared on YouTube to assist learners and teachers in finding content

Latest News:

  1. 13/5/21: ACCESS COURSE MATERIAL - See Gr 11 Access or use this link

  2. 13/5/21: Home page Assessments - link to latest weightings updated

  3. 13/5/21: Teachers page updated with teacher file content

  4. 03/4/21: PAT PHASE 2 GR 12 2021 Course material added - See Gr 12 PAT

  5. 31/3/21: 2020 NSC Chief Markers report for CAT P1 and P2 released

  6. 30/3/21: Link to Research files by M Pretorius shard: see Gr 12 PAT

  7. 19/3/21: Grade 12 PAT - Videos and Documents to Support CAT PAT Phase 1

  8. 19/3/21: Delphi: Date and Time by Mr Long - links added - See IT Grade 11

  9. 03/3/21: Reminder to register of the Computer Olympiads (see info below)

  10. 25/2/21: Grade 12 IT and CAT PAT documents for 2021 uploaded - See relevant tabs

  11. 25/2/21: Latest updated term Dates as Gazetted on Home Page

  12. 25/2/21: Circular E3 added below

  13. 25/2/21: PowerPoint discussions on Gr 12 P1 Nov 2020 - Question by Question - Gr 12

  14. 25/2/21: Backup paper used in 2020 with Memo and Data - Gr 12

  15. 22/1/21: Digital Technology and other related draft documents added (see Digital Technology Page)

  16. Click here for a link to revision activities by Clair Smuts: CAT all Grades

Grade 12 IT Exam Guidelines - waiting for updated version

Grade 12 CAT Exam Guidelines - waiting for updated version

Latest Gazetted dates for 2021


Use the ATPs below (the date is only a guideline on the amount of time that should be dedicated to a topic and will have to be shifted according to your school program). Work according to content that must be covered in the term and manage according to the time you have available with your students. Assessments are covered in the link above and not as on ATP - see link above for final weightings on assessments.

IT Recovery ATPs:


Mediation Presentations for IT have been removed and will be dealt with by Subject Advisors during Mediation sessions as educators indicated that they were confused with the content.

Please work according to ATPs above that are uploaded on the DBE website.



Use the ATPs below (the date is only a guideline on the amount of time that should be dedicated to a topic and will have to be shifted according to your school program). Work according to content that must be covered in the term and manage according to the time you have available with your students. Assessments are covered in the link above and not as on ATP - see link above for final weightings on assessments.

CAT Recovery ATPs:


Mediation CAT: Power Point mediation slides are available form your Subject Advisors and were used during mediation sessions.



Computer Olympiad Information
The 3 Olympiads 2021

Talent Search “Designed to make your learners think”

Register your learners to develop their computational thinking and problem-solving skills:

Practise offline here

Applications Olympiad “Try to Excel it”

Use computer applications to solve database problems.

Read more:

Practise online here:

Learning resources: Round 1

Programming Olympiad “Code the Future”

Read more: on Round 1, Round 2 and Finals

Practise online for Round 1 here:

Practise for Round 2 on the saco-evaluator:

Training resources: click here

Presentations by past PO finalists: click here

Learn to code: click here